For spring break this year we decided to take a family trip to Canada. We were looking for a destination that would have fair weather and where we could do a mix of outdoor and city activities. The flight from SFO to Vancouver is just under 2.5 hours making it an easy destination to travel to with our kiddos, plus it’s in the same time zone. We began our trip in Vancouver where we stayed for a few nights. After that we made our way to Victoria for 2 nights. Traveling with 2 little ones (3 & 5 years old) we tried to keep the itinerary flexible with plenty of wiggle room for rest and play. Since the weather was a little rainy we found some indoor activities to enjoy that we had not planned for and hope to go back again to enjoy some outdoor things that we missed.
Author: Bay Area Buzz
Bodega Bay Getaway
When it heats up in the Bay we love to head up North. Bodega Bay is the perfect getaway to recharge for a few days. The beaches are usually cool and the town is full of delicious eats and beautiful sights. Although it is a small town (less than 1,000 residents!) there is plenty to…
Traveling to Disneyland with Young Children
It’s time to take that Disneyland trip you’ve been waiting for! So many things have changed since we last visited years ago pre pandemic and pre kids! We now have little ones (2 and 4 year olds, and 1 and 3 year olds) with us to experience the magic and Disneyland has made plenty of…
2021 Local Holiday Gift Guide
Its that time of year again where we have compiled a list of local goodies to aid you in tackling your gift list! There’s something different for everyone so take a look! For the Foodie Foustman’s Salami: Any foodie loves a good charcuterie platter, and top notch salami is key. Foustman’s Salami makes wonderful gift…
Morgan Winery: Organic & Sustainable Wines
A glass of Morgan Winery wine never disappoints. Morgan Winery is located in Carmel’s Santa Lucia Highlands and focuses on organic and sustainable farming while at the same time staying innovative in the wine making process. We love their pinots, they are extremely well balanced and are superb to open right away or save for a special occasion. Their bottles are perfect for enjoying with a summer meal, al fresco!
2020 Local Holiday Gift Guide
It’s time for our annual gift guide! We always love keeping it local as possible when shopping for gifts for our loved ones. The Bay Area has so many incredibly talented makers and businesses that we had a hard time choosing which gifts to showcase this year.
Tumbling Waste into Compost
This year we’ve been enjoying our backyard and getting more and more into gardening. We’ve also been making changes in our home to become more eco friendly. At home composting just seemed like the next logical step to take. Not only does it provide healthy, nutrient rich and balanced compost for the garden, but it is also good for the environment. Although you might think that plant matter and food waste would decompose in the landfill, it is not properly aerated to decompose scraps properly. Instead they generate Methane, which can hold 25 times more heat than carbon dioxide!
Local Holiday Gift Guide 2019
It’s that time of year again! Holiday season is upon us and it’s time to get those Christmas gifts. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite local gift ideas for you. All of the companies included are located in the Bay Area, as we love shopping local. We’ve also included lots of ideas for the…
PinkBlush Clothing Review
These past couple of years I haven’t invested in many new clothes at all. Being pregnant the twice kind of puts a damper on the whole shopping experience. It’s difficult enough finding flattering maternity wear, but also just as difficult to find comfortable postpartum wear that doesn’t involve sweat pants. Like many other expectant mothers I’ve talked to, I was hesitant to spend money on maternity wear that I knew I would only wear for a few months of my life.
Sunnyvale’s Best Boba Cafe, Boba Drive!
With so much competition in the Bay Area boba tea Market, you need to be special to stand out from the crowd. We love Sunnyvale’s newest addition, Boba Drive! They make all of our favorite milk teas and offer non-dairy creamer, fresh milk, almond milk, and oat milk! Their variety of fruit-infused drinks is what keeps us coming back. Boba Drive offers a wide selection of fruit teas made with house-made syrups that they blend from real fruit.
Tofu Tomato Poke with Mori-Nu Silken Tofu
With summer in full swing, our garden is thriving with heirloom tomatoes. I’m constantly thinking of new dishes to utilize them and showcase their beautiful colors and flavors. When Mori-Nu Silken Tofu approached us to create a recipe for them I was so excited and had the perfect dish in mind. I’ve always enjoyed tofu dishes and love how versatile and easy tofu is to work with. It’s wonderful raw or cooked and is perfect for hot or cold weather recipes.
Summertime Outdoor Living with Rove Concepts
Summertime for us means BBQs and time with family and friends outdoors. We’ve been wanting to upgrade our outdoor spaces and some nice patio furniture can do just the trick! We wanted simple, modern, and comfortable furniture so we turned to Rove Concepts. We love the quality of their indoor furniture and their outdoor products didn’t disappoint!