women & whiskies meets clubhouse caravan.


last week photographer cindy loughridge and i loaded up my car with lots of fun cocktail accoutrement from women & whiskies and met up with the lovely ladies who run clubhouse caravan and created our own little whiskey-warming winter wonderland. the clubhouse caravans are adorable, exceedingly charming, and happily, available to rent for events and parties! partners Ames... 
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west coast craft show – this weekend!


eric trine. one of the best and biggest craft shows is coming to san francisco this weekend — the west coast craft show is on a herbst pavillion at beautiful fort mason on the san francisco waterfront. if you’re in town you’ll not want to miss this one! the show takes place this saturday and sunday, december 6 & 7 from 10am to 6pm. the west coast craft... 
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spotted: smokestack + magnolia.

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hi again—it’s leslie from spotted sf and this week i’m sharing this gorgeous space that opened earlier this year in our city. adding to the spotted series is smokestack + magnolia, an all-in-one brewery, bar and bbq restaurant. who would’ve thought drinking beer and eating ‘que could be this pretty? david mclean, owner of magnolia pub, has been crafting beers... 
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spotted: half hitch goods.


hi—it’s leslie from spotted sf and today i’m bringing it back home to san francisco and introducing to the spotted series one of the most unique concept shops i’ve seen yet. i was first introduced to half hitch goods at a holiday pop-up a year ago and i’ve been following this rolling shoppe’s journey since. owner and curator carrie caillouette... 
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sunday in sonoma.


i was quite fortunate to rent my friend’s home in glen ellen, in sonoma county this weekend. a few girlfriends and i drove up and spent a beautiful autumn weekend here — it’s just a little over an hour’s drive from san francisco, but you feel a million miles away. the leaves are changing color here this time of year, but it’s still warm —... 
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