Category Archive: [SPOTTED] Bay Area & California

On SF Girl By Bay Today: Marisa Mason

Today on SF Girl by Bay, we’re heading over to Oakland’s Temescal and into Marisa Mason’s jewelry boutique and studio. Click here to see the full post. * Image by be, Leslie.

Spotted / Berkeley, CA / Social Studies

A shop that won my heart the second I walked in. Instantly I recognized so many pieces from makers I love and styles from brands I covet. This bright, beautifully designed space is full of perfect, simple, made for… Continue reading

Spotted / Oakland, CA / Miette Bakery

Have you ever wondered how your favorite treats are made? Here in San Francisco, Miette is my go-to spot for sweets of all kinds. There are a couple of shops in the city, including the… Continue reading

Spotted / Los Angeles, CA / Dream Collective

Stumbled on this gem while exploring the Silverlake area of L.A. for the first time. The brightly colored stained glass windows and mobile display beckoned me and it was instant love the second I stepped in.… Continue reading

On SF Girl By Bay Today: Commissary

Yesterday I took you inside L.A.’s The Line and today on SF Girl By Bay I’m featuring my favorite spot within the hotel called Commissary. Check out the post and the pics here. * Image… Continue reading

Spotted / Los Angeles, CA / The Line Hotel

Back from a late spring break and ready to share some fun spots discovered over the past many weeks, including a few from L.A. Before making my way further south I camped out… Continue reading

On SF Girl By Bay 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 / 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