Around L.A. / The Surface Library Prop Collection.

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In an unassuming warehouse in Hollywood’s theater district sits The Surface Library, a carefully curated selection of props available to rent for food, product and lifestyle shoots. It’s everything I aspire for my own prop collection : a wide variety of all shapes, sizes, colors and meticulously organized. You can get a preview of their prop collection online... 
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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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help yourself: a new cookbook for kids.

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there’s a charming new cookbook out for kids and i just happen to live next door to its author — illustrator and activist for a new generation of healthy kids, ruby roth of we don’t eat animals. ruby’s written a new plant-based cookbook teaching kids how to cook all kinds of healthy food options — for themselves: the help yourself cookbook for... 
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la kitchenette.

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from justina blakeney’s new bohemians book, via remodelista. most of us have been there at one time or another — living with a teeny tiny kitchen. i’ve experienced a small kitchen more often than i can remember, and while cooking can be challenging (i’m having flashbacks of wrangling that thanksgiving turkey into a mini oven!), it doesn’t mean... 
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unexpected guests: amanda frederickson.

unexpected guests: amanda frederickson / sfgirlbybay

today’s unexpected guest is a wonderful friend and foodie to follow, amanda frederickson. i had the pleasure of meeting this lovely lady at many events here in the bay area and her instagram feed is one I frequent daily to see what she’s cooking up in the kitchen. she’s a chef, food stylist and photographer, cookbook author, a test kitchen cook in the williams-sonoma... 
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