Category: Travel

Vegetable Garden Designs…Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden

Wandering through a well designed garden is one of the best ways to decide how to design a garden of your own. The vegetable garden at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden is a great place to observe raised beds, mixed gardens full of flowers and veggies, outbuildings and nice pathways.  Here you go…a little inspiration: Walking back to the entrance… Read more →

China Camp State Park

There’s a little beach full of history tucked away in San Rafael, on the shores of San Pablo Bay, that is a treasure waiting to be discovered.  A quick 45 minute drive from Santa Rosa, a turn at the Marin Civic Center off ramp, and a short trek out to the water’s edge and you step back in time and… Read more →

gin’gilli’s Vintage Home in Geyserville…Oh Yes!

If you like vintage….I mean vintage anything…head to Geyserville now! Today, on a leisurely Sunday drive, we headed to Geyserville to take a look around and check out parking for the  Lighted Tractor Parade coming on November 29th. I remembered a little vintage shop I’d seen years before so we headed north on the main street and stopped by.  Oh… Read more →

Point Reyes Day Trip

I love day trips. And a day trip led by friends that know where they’re going is a luxury! Ours friends, Don and Dee, recently took us out to explore Point Reyes National Seashore.  I can’t believe I’ve lived in Sonoma County, right next door to this amazing place (in Marin County) and haven’t really explored it before! We drove… Read more →