Category Archive: [SPOTTED] Bay Area & California

Spotted / California / Philo / Philo Apple Farm

En route through the Anderson Valley wine region is this quaint little apple farm where visitors can walk through the orchards, enjoy a stay in one of their charming cottages, participate in a… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Sonoma / Fremont Diner

I think this is my new favorite spot in Sonoma! Seriously what’s not to love?!?? It was such a beautiful sunny afternoon and we could’ve chosen to eat outside at the picnic tables,… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Pt. Reyes Station / Cowgirl Creamery

My father-in-law is a big fan of cheese so we took a road trip out to one of my favorite spots along the coast: Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station. This converted hay… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Pt. Reyes Station / Toby’s Feed Barn

Best spot in this tiny town to pick up the essentials: fresh produce, gourmet goodies, coffee, gifts, flowers, and other home items—especially during their farmers market on Saturday mornings. There’s even an art… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Boonville / Farmhouse Mercantile

A modern day general store with a delightful offering of useful items and curios for your home and garden, as well as edible gifts like jams and juices made locally from their apple… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Anderson Valley / Scharffenberger

The windy road along highway 128 through Anderson Valley takes you through rustic landscapes dotted with big oaks, old barns, apple orchards and sweet little vineyards. On our weekend getaway to Boonville, we… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Boonville / Paysanne

A quaint and bright little cottage offering nothing but sweets, including housemade ginger snaps, burnt sugar lollies, super moist marshmallows, and my favorite, Three Twins Ice Creams. Paysanne 14111 Highway 128 Boonville, CA… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Boonville / Boonville Hotel

I am so enamored with this hotel. It somehow reminded me of my travels through the French and Italian countryside. There is something so sweetly genuine about this place—from the bright and cheerful… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Anderson Valley

Gorgeous estate with spectacular views + outdoor seated tastings with cheese and charcuterie = the most serene wine experience in Anderson Valley. The vineyard hosts were so gracious and the tastings seemed endless,… Continue reading