let’s go to: pacifica’s yonder.

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hello friends! this is celeste, a photographer and bay area native sharing a bit of my hometown with you today. having grown up just 20 minutes south of san francisco, i’d come to know pacifica as a quiet, fairly removed coastal town despite it’s proximity to the city. however, with the influx of creatives and entrepreneurs moving to the bay, some of that modern... 
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spotted: bell’occhio

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hi and happy new year! it’s leslie from spotted sf again and i’d love to share with you one of the prettiest shops i’ve long coveted here in san francisco. tucked along a small alley is this hidden little gem that’s been operating in the city for over 25 years. bell’occhio—which is italian for “beautiful eye”—is truly the gift... 
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song tea & ceramics.

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recently, resident sfgirlbybay photographer cindy loughridge stopped into the beautiful san francisco tea room, song tea & ceramics for a visit with peter luong, tea merchant, taster and buyer. with over a decade of field experience with traditional Chinese tea and tea ware, in March 2013, peter embarked for Taiwan and China to compile a collection of tea and ceramics... 
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farrow & ball san francisco city palette.

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conservatory of flowers: plain stripe; peony; brocade; and ringwold wallpapers. well if this wasn’t a jolly good assignment. the lovely folks at Farrow & Ball invited me to contribute to their city palettes — where they are traveling the country, tapping into design lovers in various cities to curate a palette of Farrow & Ball paint colors and wallpapers... 
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women & whiskies meets clubhouse caravan.

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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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