Spotted SF / Union Square / Hotel G

I’m super excited to share this brand new hotel here in San Francisco that (alas!) is centrally located, beautifully decorated and affordable. This is Hotel G and you’ll find this gem downtown just… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Alcatraz + Ai Weiwei

Every now and then I crave a bit of a break and find myself wandering around the city for a little inspiration—perhaps revisiting some familiar places or stumbling onto something new. Just around the… Continue reading

Happy Lunar New Year with Williams-Sonoma

Happy Lunar New Year! I welcomed this year of the sheep with the lovely team at Williams-Sonoma at the exquisitely delicious Hakkasan, a modern Cantonese and Michelin star restaurant with locations around the world, including… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / TugTug

Welcome to the brand new home of the sweetest little shop, TugTug. Inspired by the push, pull and guidance of our children, this boutique carries a darling and truly unique collection of clothing, toys, accessories and home… Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Spreading the Valentine’s love this week and wanted to share some upcoming events hosted by so many of my favorite and very talented friends, makers and photo takers.  Hope to see you there! Cupid’s Bodega… Continue reading

On SFGirlbyBay Today: Neighbor

Over at SF Girl by Bay today, I’m taking you inside this sweet Oakland general store/home decor store affectionately called Neighbor. Preview the post here. * All images by me, Leslie.

Spotted SF / Dogpatch / Tina Frey Designs

There are certain individuals who are so genuinely warm and radiate absolute sunshine the moment you meet them. At an event a few months ago I was introduced to a particularly dear one: San Francisco-based resin artist Tina Frey.… Continue reading

On SFGirlbyBay Today: Bell’occhio

Today on SFGirlbyBay, I’m sharing one of the prettiest and most coveted little gems in the city named Bell’occhio, which means “beautiful eye” in Italian. You’ll find this shop tucked along an alleyway and if the eye… Continue reading

Spotted / Amador City, CA / Imperial Hotel

This historic hotel in the heart of Gold Country has provided guests with warm hospitality and accommodations since 1879. On my second visit to the region during the holidays, I stayed here with my family. It… Continue reading

Spotted / Sutter Creek, CA / Monteverde General Store

Happy 2015 and I hope everyone had a wonderful, joyful and restful holiday! I’ve enjoyed spending these past several weeks with family and loved ones, eating plenty, revisiting favorite spots and discovering new… Continue reading

Spotted / Sutter Creek, CA / Sutter Creek Provisions

Say hello the newest kid on the block which opened its doors just a few weeks ago. This here is Sutter Creek Provisions—a purveyor of fine foods, craft beers, and live musical performances—owned by husband… Continue reading

Spotted / Sutter Creek, CA / Antique Gardener

The Antique Gardener is a darling little outpost on Main Street full of beautiful home décor, vintage wares, gifts and seasonal items. There are treasures of all kinds to be found within each… Continue reading