see san francisco – a sweet anniversary giveaway.

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it’s the one year anniversary of launching my book, see san francisco and i thought it might be nice to celebrate with a giveaway! i’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of those of you who not only have bought my book, but took the time to share your own photos from the book on Instagram! every time i get tagged and see your pretty pics of my book it puts a big... 
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spotted sf: dandy + hollow.

spotted sf: dandy + hollow / sfgirlbybay

In San Francisco’s Inner Sunset you’ll find the sweetest shop and café called Dandy and Hollow. Owned by husband and wife team, William and Dawn, Dandy offers a delightful selection of goods for cooking and entertaining and Hollow serves up coffee and a variety of locally made sweets. Tucked inside the latter, you’ll also find small gift items to purchase, like tea... 
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spotted sf: freda salvador.

spotted sf: freda salvador / sfgirlbybay

Leslie from Spotted SF here and today we’re heading into one of my favorite neighborhood shops, Freda Salvador. Who is Freda Salvador? It is an artisan line of super-stylin’, super-edgy and ever walkable footwear designed by Christina Palomo-Nelson and Megan Papay. The Bay Area-based duo operate from their studio in nearby Sausalito and all shoes are handcrafted in a family... 
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spotted sf: bernal heights.

spotted sf: bernal heights / sfgirlbybay

a quest to see a particular hot pink mural led me to our next san francisco neighborhood feature: bernal heights. located on the southern part of SF, this mostly residential area surrounds a grassy hilltop with sweeping views of the city and perfect paths for hiking, running and dog-walking. with the recent rainfalls, the grassland is unbelievably lush and green and... 
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wear this there: little gem.

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We’re still freshly off the high of the new year, and clinging on to those life-benefiting resolutions that came with it. That’s why our most recent location-of-desire opened its doors in very appropriate timing — a healthy, yet awe-worthy menu that feeds your soul. Little Gem, cuddled into San Francisco’s Hayes Valley micro-hood is where we came to find... 
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