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

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Mudpie

Not your average children’s store. This shop offers a variety of vintage furniture and delightful found items available for purchase – so it’s perfect for adults, too. Mudpie 2185 Fillmore Street San Francisco,… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Jonathan Adler

The groovy colors at this Jonathan Adler store always lure me in. Everything from their funky-shaped ceramics, rugs, silly-saying pillows, and glossy furniture. I have an endless supply of their citrus-scented Grapefruit candles… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Union Square / Anthropologie

Always a lovely mix of all things fashion, art, decor & entertaining. And this holiday season everything is decked in gorgeous GREEN. And hey, did you notice that stunning portrait piece in the… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Sausalito / Heath Ceramics

Makers of the most simple, functional and thoughtfully designed tableware since 1948 – and locally produced here in SF. I own numerous sets and was curious to see how these beauties were made. Factory… Continue reading