I was never a big fan of Halloween, but with a child, I’m all-in on the holiday. I get such a kick seeing kids in costume. They’re so cute! My hometown is Halloween central. We have our own pumpkin patch complete with 4-story bouncy houses and a petting zoo. There’s trick-or-treating at all of the
Gwyneth Paltrow of GOOP has opened up a pop-up store in a historical Frank Lloyd Wright building at 140 Maiden Lane in San Francisco. I like Gwynie, but who I really admire is Frank Lloyd Wright. I was in awe of the architecture and design, snapping photos like crazy. It reminded me of the Guggenheim.
The following is my home trajectory: Born in Oakland, CA Raised in Alameda, CA College in Berkeley, CA Post-college stint in Emeryville, CA Startup years in San Francisco, CA Graduate school in Chicago, IL Post-MBA career in San Francisco, CA Raising a toddler in Alameda, CA But my dream is to move back to the city.
Because I grew up in Alameda, I thought every town went balls-out for Halloween. I figured it was an extremely festive holiday anywhere around the world. But then I started hearing from my husband and people visiting that no town does Halloween the way Alameda does. Now that I have a toddler, I am realizing
I couldn’t sleep last night. I’m a light sleeper to begin with, more like a nervous sleeper as I’m always thinking about the stress in my life. And recent developments could seriously alter our future. We are on the hunt for a new home. Yes, on top of everything going on with our current property,