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L.A. I Always Thought You Were Cool

(Seen on a street beside Fairfax High School on L.A.) Los Angeles is a sprawling mega-city I’ve had the privilege of getting to know in the last four years. I certainly don’t have the city conquered, but I’m not afraid to drive the freeways, and I’ve developed a sense of my favorite spots. If I … Continue reading

Shop the Alameda Flea with Me — Oct 2013 part three

My perpetual shopping list: dual-purpose (storage + decorative), owls, linens, equestrian ribbons, charm bracelets, monogrammed anything, and BAGS! What I am drawn to: bright colors, clever repurposing, white wicker, holiday, letterpress and signage, things that are specific/special to the region That equals my collected cottage style! Southern + Pacific

Treasure Island Flea’s Food Trucks

It was a beautiful weekend for the Treasure Island Flea Market, and the food trucks seemed to have doubled in the summer. I was struck by their catchy names and graphic logos. Check these out:             The organizers of the Treasure Island Flea frequently offer a pre-paid ticket that includes … Continue reading

Alameda Vintage Flea 1-6-13 report

Last Sunday was the first Alameda Vintage Flea Market of 2013. I had very little budget ($20 max) so I waited to enter until 2 p.m. (when it’s free admission) and vowed to take more pictures than make purchases. Here are some of the many pretty things that caught my eye: