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A Day in San Francisco with a Teen and a Tween

April 5, 2019

My kids were born in the San Francisco Bay Area and have lived here all their lives, but there are a number of classic SF sites they’ve never seen. As they get older, they’ve started to notice that there are places and activities that people who live out of the area have visited that they’ve […]

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Oh My Gouache!

April 2, 2019

Oh my gouache! I’ve recently been messing around with a new-to-me material – gouache. If you don’t know — and I didn’t a few weeks ago — gouache is very similar to watercolor but it is more heavily pigmented. This gives it an opaque, matte finish. (And if you’re not sure, it’s pronounced “gwash”.) This […]

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A Fresh Bullet Journal for the New Year

January 5, 2017

Happy New Year! I love the start of a new year because it’s a good time for two of my favorite things: a clean slate and lots of new goals! I just finished setting up a fresh bullet journal yesterday and I thought I’d share a little bit about how I use it day to […]

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Summer Fun: The California State Fair

July 20, 2015

Last weekend Wyatt, Augie and I went to Sacramento for the California State Fair. My husband has been traveling a bunch this month for work (and for a friend’s birthday party) and we were feeling a little home-bound, so on Friday night I booked a not-too-expensive-but-still-nice hotel near the Cal Expo (the place the fair […]

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Summer Fun: Easy Weekend Play Party

July 6, 2015

I’m excited to partner with CLIF Kid today to tell you about their Come Out to Play campaign. Ahhhhhh….summer time! Warm weather, lots of free time and constant play dates with friends! Well, that’s what it looks like in our fantasies at least. In reality, I have a heck of a time getting my kids […]

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Flower Lunches for the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

June 29, 2015

Last Wednesday, the kids and I set out on a field trip to the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. I’ve been to the Conservatory several times and it’s one of those special San Francisco places I adore. The kids have never been — not really. We did take Wyatt once when […]

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