Here are a few fun charts of SF and Bay Area demographics. Population All Bay Area counties have been rapidly growing in population. San Francisco is the second most densely populated city in the country. Driving around San Francisco you’ll know it is only getting more dense. Education Along with Washington DC and Seattle, the Bay Area..
October marks the 27th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. Each October I pull out my kit, take inventory of my supplies, and replace / add needed supplies. This is a great time to either update your earthquake kit or, if you don’t yet have one, to start it. It is better to have even a small kit..
April 18 marks the 110th anniversary of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire. This is a great time to either update your earthquake kit or, if you don’t yet have one, to start it. It is better to have even a small kit pulled together before the next emergency happens. I have spent years building and modifying my..
Spring forward with these handy home maintenance tips!
Reese was one spoiled dog. She accompanied me in many excursions around SF, and always traveled with us to Sonoma’s West County. Here’s a few of my favorite places to stop and have a nibble and sip with the pup. Sonoma’s West County Petaluma The Secret Kitchen (4701 Bodega Ave): A variety of tasty things from..
We’re fortunate to have a wealth of farmers markets in San Francisco, where you can go most days of the week to find farm-fresh produce ready to bring home and make healthy meals. In fact, markets occur in practically every corner of our city. Weekends and Wednesdays are the best days to find a market, though..
I like to start off the new year with an organized home, so in December, while everyone else was throwing parties for the holidays, I embarked on a cosmetic remodel. Paint, rearranging, and changing up accessories and artwork are cheapest way to breathe new life in to your existing home. Over the course of a few weeks I repainted the..
Meteorologists are predicting that this year’s winter may bring the strongest El Niño on record, As with past El Niño years, this means we’re likely in for a lot of rain.We’re all eager to see the rain again, but if you’re not prepared , your home may be at risk when the storms come. Here..
1000 Ways to Enjoy San Francisco & the Bay Area Guests are coming, the kids are out of school, or you just want to do something different than usual. Summer has arrived in one of the most beautiful and multi-dimensional places on earth, and here is a wide variety of ideas for making the most of it: Dinner, brunch,..
If you have lived in California for any length of time, you know that water conservation is just part of your daily routine. There are so many ways to conserve water. You can take shorter showers, not let the faucet run while doing dishes or brushing teeth, and only use washing appliances for full loads. Installing low-flow..