Hottie of the week

Mid century manifesto.


All hail the symbol of mid century modern living: the Eichler home. Joseph Eichler was a real estate developer during the 50’s and 60’s whose vision was to build communities of affordable housing for families with great design in mind. Continue reading

Not so hottie of the week

Some homes are hot, and some are…


While I’m trying my best not to be critical because every home deserves some love, I can’t help but to dedicate some of my posts to the ones gone horribly wrong. Continue reading

It’s a hot one

The weather is a common topic of conversation in San Francisco. That’s because there are microclimates up the yin yang throughout the city and surrounding areas, and the seasons are not distinct. When I first moved here, friends warned me of the drastic weather differences from hood to hood. It was such a strange concept to me since I was used to living in the Northwest where the weather is pretty constant everywhere: rain, clouds and rain.

Rain is something that has been out of sight in San Francisco for the last few days. It’s been unseasonable warm — hot, in fact (hot to us equates to anything above 75 degrees F because we can’t handle extremities here). Continue reading