There’s no place like the Bay Area in terms of creativity with tons of awesome local artists and brands. Shop local this Holiday Season for some unique and fun gift ideas! Here are some local brands and artists that we have rounded up for you. For the “Always Hungry” Christopher Elbow sells beautiful handmade chocolates…
Colorado is a skip and a hop (over Nevada and Utah) from the Bay Area where you enter the world of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. We had a free weekend in October and had always heard great things about the area and wanted to make a trip to experience it for ourselves. There was way…
The trend for furniture these days is simple and modern. Clean lines and muted colors look great in any room. We especially lean towards the Mid-Century modern style, which captures the look we love. Since we just moved we were browsing tons of stores to furnish a living room and found Rove Concepts to be right up…
Everyone wants to go chasing waterfalls every once in a while. With our diverse and amazing nature surrounding the Bay on all sides we’re lucky to have some amazing and wonderful waterfalls. Here’s a short list of some waterfalls in and around the Bay Area when you need a little splish splash in your life….
Reno is known as “The Biggest Little City in the World” and lives up to its name! The town boasts, casinos, good restaurants, concerts, shows, family friendly entertainment, and is in close proximity to many outdoor activities.
Flex Fusion is a brand new fitness studio in Campbell that opened it’s doors on June 4, 2016. When they asked us if we wanted to come check out their new studio, we quickly agreed. We have always wanted to try our barre and thought this would be the perfect opportunity. We signed up for an hour Barre Burn Class, which combines sculpting barre with cardio.
We love to visit Half Moon Bay when it heats up in the South Bay. You can’t beat the cool ocean breeze and the coastline is just gorgeous. The fresh seafood is also a big plus. With many classic seafood and chowder stops that draw a big crowd, this time we tried out some new spots (for us) that we are excited to share with you. We also crossed a big one off of our bucket list…a stay at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay! Below is an overview of our weekend getaway. Feel free to share your own favorite Half Moon Bay spots in the comments below.
For me, Yolo County is synonymous with UC Davis, my alma mater. However, much to my surprise, there is much more to Yolo than expected. Just over the mountain range from Napa Valley, it is an up and coming wine region; you can find a fine bottle of wine for very reasonable prices. Yolo also has strong roots in agriculture, which explains why farm-to-table food is becoming more and more prevalent here.
teamLab is a team of “ultra-technologists” that consists of designers, programmers, engineers and visionaries. They collaborate on projects and are heavily influenced by Japanese Art and anime and create artwork like no other. Their latest interactive exhibit, Living Digital Space and Future Parks, is on exhibition in Menlo Park through July 1st, 2016.
With over 50 museums in San Francisco city alone, there’s a lot to choose from! San Francisco has a rich history and colorful background with a lot to learn about. We’ve chosen a few of our favorite educational San Francisco spots to share with you. Many of them have free days every month so make sure to take a look before you go.
We have always had a thirst for travel, adventure, and taking photos. Unfortunately, we can’t always jet set off to foreign countries, but we are able discover new places right in our own communities. The Bay Area is abundant in culture and diversity and we haven’t had any trouble finding activities to fill up our weekend schedules.