elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

eg1

if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
Read More »

wear this there: sfmoma.

wtt3

as the gateway to modern art, SFMOMA is always one we suggest to visiting friends and readers. Now even more so because our favorite landmark got a wee bit of a facelift. home to warhols, and rothkos alike it now houses a richard serra installation. they upgraded to an in-house sightless coffee bar, and a three michelin starred destination called in situ. why not try to blend... 
Read More »

wear this there: tartine bakery.

wtt1

as a former san franciscan, i take it a little personally that tartine bakery waited for my departure before opening its huge haven of freshly baked carbs, but it’s reason enough to return. tartine bakery is possibly the worlds greatest dough, and now they have an entire location in collaboration san francisco-based heath ceramics, dedicated to the craft — of minimalistic... 
Read More »

QuickBooks Connect 2016 – a reader discount.

sfquickbooks-21

i started writing sfgirlbybay over a decade ago. i know. i can hardly believe it myself! what started as an attempt to get my San Francisco abode featured by Apartment Therapy, blossomed into a creative outlet for all of my passions and interests, and eventually, thanks to each and every one of you, became my full-time job. and while writing this blog truly is my dream... 
Read More »

that old black magic.

black1

laura seppanen styling. i love the sleek, stylish look of a black leather sofa — and in fact had one in my san francisco home for a long time. i love them even more, when they’re nice and worn in, so hunting for a vintage sofa that’s already been well loved and lived in a bit is a good way to go. i went hunting on chairish and found gorgeous black leather... 
Read More »