wear this there: tartine bakery.


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... 
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QuickBooks Connect 2016 – a reader discount.


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... 
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that old black magic.


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... 
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daddy long legs.


schottlander. well, they’re not exactly daddy long legs, but the serge mouille lighting fixtures do kind of conjure up an elegant long-legged spider, if you will. they are also my personal very favorite lamp fixture. they come in many shapes and sizes from ceiling pendants to wall sconces to his the Three-Arm Floor Lamp, first created in 1953, and each and every one... 
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friday finds.


happy friday everyone! what’s on your agenda for the weekend? i’ve been trying to plan better meals for myself and do a lot of prep in the kitchen on sundays so i don’t get lazy during the week and make bad eating choices. lots of salads and soups — i’ve been making a delicious chilled cucumber soup, and laura miller’s oven roasted tomato... 
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