l.a. thus far.

LA-1

despite the little heat wave los angeles is enjoying, my trip to southern california thus far has been nothing but fun! i enjoyed a pretty leisurely road trip down highway 101, stopping in san luis obispo for the night, and spent an afternoon by the sea at avila beach. the perfect road trip resting spot. before leaving i stopped into the adorable scout coffee (below) to fuel... 
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sunday in the city.

sunday-in-the-city

happy anniversary to me! today marks 20 years i’ve lived in beautiful san francisco. sometimes it feels like forever that i’ve lived here and other days, it feels as though i’ve just arrived. i’m still wowed by views of the golden gate bridge, and i constantly turn a corner and see something incredible i’ve never seen before — a secret garden,... 
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tuesday’s girl: on a wednesday. oops.

hansel-from-basel-bougainvillea

oops. i got so excited about sharing this app yesterday, i forgot to run a tuesday’s girl post. and i really, really wanted to, because oh my goodness — hansel from basel has outdone themselves with their beautiful lookbook images. this season’s looks were photographed by nicholas haggard and they are simply stunning. anyway, i’ve got this thing for... 
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thoughts for a friday.

VINTAGE-SURFERS

hi guys and happy friday. i’ve not got a regularly featured thoughts for a friday today because the only thought i have right now is how to get rid of my damn allergies. i’ve never had them quite like this before — they’re all in my eyes! which means i am typing right now with one eye shut because it refuses to quit watering. anyway, today pictures... 
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a GRDN grows in brooklyn.

GRDN-Home-and-garden-Shop

welcome to GRDN — a charming specialty garden and home store located on Hoyt Street in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. so, perhaps you’re wondering just how i’m able to share such lovely, close-up and personal photographs of it? well, we got very lucky, readers, because new york-based lifestyle and food photographer Ilenia Martini took these for me to share with... 
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