Tag Archive: california

Spotted / Marshall, CA / Nick’s Cove

I’ve been taking a few out-of-town trips these past few weeks and will be sharing some great spots along my travels, including this quaint little gem up the coast just north of San… 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 / Bay Area / Alameda Point Antiques Faire

One of my absolute favorite things to do in the Bay Area! This flea market is held on the first Sunday of each month from 6:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This time around… 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

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