oh so deco.

welcome to miami. / sfgirlbybay

one of my favorite things to do in miami is to roam the streets of the art deco district. it is also known as the miami beach architectural district and is listed on the national register of historic places. built mostly between the 1920s to 1940s, you’ll find hundreds of these preserved buildings along famed ocean drive (between 5th and 15th) and further north around... 
Read More »

lotusland.

lotus3

i grew up in southern california, so i’m not sure why i’ve never heard of lotusland. i discovered this amazing place via diane keaton’s pins and got curious about where this lotusland was — and lo and behold it’s in my own very own backyard in santa barbara — about two hours north of los angeles. lotus land is the historic estate of Madame... 
Read More »

marfa part deux: the rock city house.

a3

as promised, here’s the second half of my tour of our home away from home last weekend in marfa, texas. if the love house wasn’t sweet enough, meet the Rock City House at Corte del Norte — both airbnb’s designed and renovated by garza marfa. the Rock City House is a little more modern, with white laminated floors, jonathan adler needlepoint pillows,... 
Read More »

home away from home: the love house.

M7

as you may have seen from last friday’s post, and my instagram feed I was off to marfa, texas for the last few days celebrating bri’s birthday. our friend natalie had been there before and hooked us up with the most amazing airbnb’s — two adjoining houses called the Rock City House and the love house at Corte del Norte. connected with a huge shared... 
Read More »

i’ll be back.

M3

@2lbs. hey, y’all. i’ve left the building — i’m in marfa, texas in fact, celebrating bri’s birthday with a gaggle of gals. i can’t wait to share photos of our trip but in the meantime, should you have any recommendations of what we should see, eat and do, we’re all ears. i’m super excited as i haven’t been off on a girls... 
Read More »