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Category Archives: Stores & Businesses

Monarch Knitting | A Treasure Trove in Pacific Grove, California

It seems that Carmel is not the only place on the Monterey Peninsula with a claim to treasure troves. As I was

Twigery: Where Flowers and Artistic Genius Meet | Carmel, California

So you have enjoyed a nice stroll down treasure-filled Dolores Street, bought a hat at The Prestige, and had a

The Soiled Doves Bath House | Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Although I have left Carmel to return to Napa, I still have much to share about this charming little town by

The Carmel Journals | Breakfast & Lunch at La Bicyclette

I had found La Bicyclette on my first day in Carmel while google-map-browsing for local restaurants. It was one

The Carmel Journals | The White Rabbit in Wonderland

“I’m late! I’m late, for a very important date!” Have you ever followed the White

Eat, Shop, Gather and Learn at the Incomparable SHED | Healdsburg, California

As promised in my Healdsburg walk-about article, here we are back at the SHED for an in-depth look at this

The Carmel Journals | Fairy Tale Cottages & Historic Buildings Tour – part 2

So, where were we…. Oh yes, at L’Auberge Carmel on Monte Verde street. For those of you who are

The Carmel Journals | Fairy Tale Cottages & Historic Buildings Tour – part 1

I don’t know about you, but for me, Carmel’s biggest attraction are the many, many gorgeous fairy

The Carmel Journals | Tea at The Tuck Box

How many of you recognize this building instantly? Don’t be shy, raise your hand! Or wiggle in your chair

Farmshop Restaurant | Larkspur, California

As it usually happens, Farmshop (Restaurant) had been on my go-to list for some time. My list is long, as you

Treasure Trove | The Epicurean Trader, San Francisco

For my birthday’s celebration this past September, I chose to drive around San Francisco and stop at some

Treasure Trove | Ornamento | San Francisco

Ornamento is not your regular flower shop, it is a true treasure trove. Tucked inside The Fairmont, one of San

Miette – Larkspur, California

“Hey, I just saw this guy walk past me holding one of your dessert boxes between his hands like a

Treasure Trove: Once Around – Mill Valley

One day a couple of months ago, I was googling (can you believe that is now a legitimate verb?) for art stores