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Desert X

We recently spent a few days in Palm Springs to check out Desert X, a series of surreal art installations set in the desert landscape.   Below, select moments from the weekend.

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Travel Diary: SF Bay Area

A few days away in one of my favorite places in the world.  Last week, we went up to San Francisco for West Coast Craft and decided to drive north of the city to the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast.  We stayed in a picture perfect airstream trailer nestled in a redwood grove.  The autumn leaves, crisp air, and rolling fog made the landscape even more majestic.  For more pictures from our trip, see our Instagram. A short list of favorites from around the Bay: Heath Ceramics - Sausalito and SF  Auto Camp - Guerneville Seaside Metal - Guerneville Big Bottom Market - Guerneville Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve - Guerneville Sonoma Coast State Park - from Jenner to Bodega Bay The Mill - SF Nopa - SF...

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Santa Barbara

A necessary part of living in LA is escaping it.  Over the weekend, we escaped to Santa Barbara.  With its laid back feel, Spanish colonial architecture, burgeoning wine scene, and gorgeous scenery, it's one of our favorite California destinations.   our favorite spots in and around the city: Santa Barbara Courthouse Mcconnell's Ice Cream (LOVE the chocolate covered strawberry!) Backyard Bowls Helena Avenue Bakery Santa Barbara Wine Collective Les Marchands SY Kitchen  Cold Spring Tavern driving along the 154

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