Are You Properly Insured?

With the recent Sonoma and Napa fires in our mind, it might be a good time to look at your property insurance. Many homeowners purchase a policy once and rarely revisit it. Full home loss claims are not common, so consumers do not gain a lot of experience shopping for this type of insurance. Moreover,..

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Disaster Preparedness Tips

Every October, around the anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta quake, I review the contents of our earthquake kit, and add and replace things as necessary. I’ve already written about what I keep in my kit. But with the wildfires that have been ravaging the North Bay, it’s given me occasion to think differently about..

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That’s the Spirit: Selling Your Haunted House

The pained groan of a creaky floor. A whisper that turns into a howl when wind blows through a drafty window. Light fixtures that sway seemingly without provocation. For many of us who live in San Francisco’s Victorian or Edwardian homes, these are just everyday occurrences that we accept as par for the course. But..

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Soar in to Fall

Fall Events Guide Fall in San Francisco is often our best weather. Get outside with some of these fun events. GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL Indulge for a good cause! Enjoy sweet and savory samples from wineries, breweries, to ice cream, and of course, chocolate. All pro ts from this decadent event go to Project Open Hand,..

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Eat, Drink, Play 
in SF and Around the Bay

1000+ Things to Do and Enjoy 
in SF Looking for some fun things to do around SF and the Bay?  Here is my roundup of roundups to help you plan those fun outings. Food & Drink Hottest SF Restaurants Zagat’s 50 Best Restaurants Best Cheap Eating More Cheap Meals Best Spicy Food Best Breakfast More..

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Bay Area Day Trips!

It’s hard to believe but outside of San Francisco the weather is usually quite toasty come summer time. Here are some of my favorite summer escapes! YOSEMITE — Soaring Granite and Picturesque Valleys A day trip to Yosemite isn’t out of reach. Wake up bright and early for the 4 hour trip to the world famous national..

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West County Sonoma Weekend

A favorite day or weekend trip is to West County Sonoma. Here are my favorite places to nibble and sip! Of course if you are considering a permanent weekend escape let me know!

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Farmers Markets of San Francisco

It’s that time of year when the farmers markets are abundant with local produce. Find the one closest you you.

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Stairway Workouts!

Who needs a gym when all of San Francisco is at your feet!

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San Francisco Spring Events Calendar

Get out and enjoy San Francisco with these fun Spring Events.  

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