weekend update

With Meri visiting from the East Coast our itinerary the weekend focused on being outside (sans parkas) and good eats. Saturday consisted of killer homemade brunch, a walk on the water and a late, late night dinner. We were pumped to have snagged a coveted reservation at The Progress. The choose your own adventure menu was poured over and read aloud like […]

mt. tamalpais & muir woods adventuring

A 70 degree January day made this past Saturday perfect for exploring Muir Woods and Mt. Tamalpais (Mt. Tam for those like me who butcher the pronunciation). Quiet redwood groves seen by a easy 2 mile walking loop make Muir Woods magical. However beware this is a tourist attraction, I would go early to avoid traffic […]

a day at heath

We spent this past Saturday across the bridge in Marin soaking up the sunshine and made a pit stop at Heath in Sausalito. Haven’t heard of it? Well, prepare to become a fan of mid-century pottery! Say hello to clean lines, gorgeous color combinations, and durable dishware for everyday use.  We all picked up some necessary new staples for […]

angel island adventures

This weekend we hopped on the ferry to Angel Island for a day trip! The hiking trails, history and sweeping views of San Francisco did not disappoint! The island has worn many hats, serving as everything from an immigration station in 1905 to a missile launch site during the cold war (as a history nerd I babbled about this information […]

harvest in napa

Motivated by food, fall color and of course wine, we ventured to Napa this weekend. Our first stop was Frog’s Leap Winery in Rutherford which consisted of sipping good wine on the porch and walking the grounds.  We then ventured to Sequoia Grove, bought a bottle of Cabernet and lounged on their quiet patio. Once we felt adequately relaxed […]