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Northern California

Christmas Tree Farm in Petaluma California
California MY STORY

Uniquely Californian

  Every state has something unique to offer, and California is no exception. We have lived here for 2 1/2 years, and here are a few notables that made the list: * Cut down your holiday tree at a local Christmas Tree Farm * Twirl…

December 12, 2016
Cataract Creek on Mt Tamalpais
California FAMILY ACTIVITIES NATURE + GARDENS

3 Waterfalls North Of San Francisco

The last few months brought a welcome gift to this thirsty land – RAIN! And with rain comes waterfalls and rainbows. I am twirling in the redwoods with joy! Constant clear blue skies can be as annoying as constant rain. Sounds strange, I know, but variety is the spice of life.…

January 21, 2016
Picnic at St Clement Vineyard
California

A Weekend In Napa Valley

I love it when people visit because it forces me to be a tourist again. For a recent girls weekend, I visited Napa Valley located approximately 1.5 hours north of San Francisco. Luckily we hit the vineyards at their peak of fall color just a few weeks ago. The color of the vineyards…

December 4, 2015
The Story Behind California's Bear Flag
MY STORY

What It Feels Like To Live In California

We are about to sneak up on our first anniversary of moving back to the United States and living in California for the first time. For parents reading, you know those mile markers such as ‘the fog’ lifting when your newborn is about three months old.…

June 16, 2015
Golden Hills of Marin
California San Francisco Area

SF Day Trip: West Marin County

Looking for a unique getaway from San Francisco filled with culinary adventure, shucking tools, rubber gloves, and a walk on the most famous fault line in the world? Welcome to West Marin, known by locals as home to oysters beds, dairy farms, and miles of seashore…

June 12, 2015
Googleplex in Mountain View, California
California San Francisco Area

Visiting Google

Moving to the San Francisco Bay Area has been very inspirational Many of the global technology pioneers are headquartered here – Apple, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, eBay, Netflix, Uber, Airbnb, Pinterest – as well as other favorite brands such as GoPro, Shutterfly, Pottery Barn, and Anthropologie The…

February 24, 2015