Muir Woods

Now that the weather has switched from warm and sunny to practically fra-eezing this winter, all I want to do is stay under the covers.  I did however take advantage of the very unusual San Francisco temps while they were here.  Last weekend, the boyfriend and I took a drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Muir Woods.   We only made it…

New Years Eve

hello 2012, Last year was a good year… I moved to San Francisco, and landed a job in a top 10 market, met my special someone, paid off my student loans, and went on several vacations including: Maui, New York, and countless trips back to LA and San Diego! If you look here, my resolutions…

Thanksgiving in San Francisco

It’s been years since I’ve spent time with my family on Thanksgiving, because I’ve always had to work. This year I still had to work, but it made me feel extra special when I came home and they were already there. We did a little sightseeing at the usual spots- Fisherman’s Wharf, drove down Lombard…

Guava-licious

Food trucks are always popping up around this city, and I’m always up for trying something new.  I’ve been making an effort not to eat at the same place twice… you know, to explore all my options. Lucky for me San Francisco has many options!! I’ve seen the “bomb truck’ parked in the Mission District…

The Penthouse at the Fairmont

I walked into the Penthouse at the Fairmont hotel and walked out feeling like a million bucks! Let’s be honest here, I didn’t stay there, but I did get a chance to get a peek inside! It’s 6,000 sq. feet with stellar views of the city! the City Let’s play! Check out the library! the…

Last Days of Summer

Okay so I know summer isn’t over just yet, but Labor Day is next week and I usually associate that with the end of summer. Maybe it’s because kids are back to school, the weather starts to change, and maybe it’s because of that old-school rule where you’re not supposed to wear white after Labor…

My first 49ers game

Today was a gorgeous day at Candlestick Park. It was sunny for most of the day, but sure enough the fog rolled in before half-time bringing a cold chill with it. My roommate invited me to the game, and it was pretty awesome because she had really great seats. Thanks Erica! The 49ers weren’t doing…

A visit to Alcatraz

I’m a little behind on my posts, but I guess it’s better late than never. A few weeks ago I went to Alcatraz for the first time with my sister. We took a ferry to the island, and walked around the old hallways, and run down cells inside the former federal prison. There were some…

San Francisco Street Food Festival

Over the weekend I had a chance to sample some of the fine treats that will be at the 3rd annual San Francisco Street Food Festival. I can honestly say I tried just about everything on this menu, and it was scrumptious! The event is put on by La Cocina. It’s an non-profit organization that…

Chocolate Heaven

I’m not kidding when I say this is a chocolate lover’s paradise. My sister and I walked to Ghiradelli yesterday, after our trip to Alcatraz. We didn’t want to eat much because we were headed to a food tasting later in the evening, and I am so glad we shared this dessert. The La Cocina…

On the job

hey there, here’s a quick update from San Francisco… things are going great! It’s been a really busy week at work, but I’m excited because I got a surprise visit from my boyfriend, and my sister is in town this weekend.  We are headed to Alcatraz for the first time, and then have plans to go to…

Ocean Beach

I miss the beach so much, and today was the first time I sunk my toes in the sand since I’ve been here.  It’s obviously a very different scene from the sunny San Diego beaches I’m used to. There is an Ocean Beach in SD too, but No bathing suits here,  at least not today. …