Category Archive: [SPOTTED] Bay Area & California

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Lost & Found

What a great little find in the Rockridge area of Oakland. This shop carries a fun mix of both vintage and new items, especially some real unique lighting fixtures. I was seriously eyeing… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / The Gardener

I constantly frequent their small shop in the SF Ferry Building especially during the farmers market on Saturdays. I always find so many lovely and nifty items for my little home. Then I… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Ordinaire

Just discovered this brand new wine bar and wine shop a couple of weekends ago while having brunch in Oakland’s Grand Lake area. They offer a great variety of both local and European… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Homestead Apothecary

I actually don’t frequent herbal shops much, as I have very little knowledge about herbal varieties, but this one particularly drew me in. It’s a beautiful space filled with jars of all sorts, but they… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Boot and Shoe Service

Just discovered this fantastic spot last weekend and can’t wait to go back again already! So many things to love about this place. First off, super friendly service. Brunch (especially the Georgia white… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Pacific Grove / Happy Girl Kitchen

On our way back from Big Sur, I wanted to be sure we had a chance to pop into Happy Girl Kitchen in Pacific Grove. You know that stand at the Ferry Plaza… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Big Sur / Deetjen’s Big Sur Inn

This has to be the most charming spot in all of Big Sur. Welcoming guests since the 1930s, this historic and rustic European-style gem offers quaint little rooms and one standalone cabin for… Continue reading

Spotted / California / Big Sur / Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant

This time of the year is perfect for weekend getaways along the coast—especially over to beautiful Big Sur. My friends and I just got back from camping in the area, so this week… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Oakland / Marion & Rose’s Workshop

I’m really enjoying my trips to Oakland, as I’m discovering so many amazing gems I never knew existed—like Marion & Rose’s Workshop in Old Town. Sweet shop owner, Kerri, has been working with… Continue reading