S.F. Bay Area Lifestyle

Sept. 6, 2017

What's for dinner? Pork secreto or cowboy steaks? Check out a few of my favorite butcher shops!

 

 

Avedano’s Holly Park Market:

 

Locally sourced, sustainable meats.  I love their pork secreto which I discovered here; a hard to find cut of pork that is delicious & best seared since it’s a thin cut similar to flank steak.

 

They also have some small bags of ...

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June 16, 2017

My top 6 favorite S.F. Bay Area grocery stores

We are so lucky to live in the San Francisco Bay Area which has incredible choices for foodies, whether it’s the amazing restaurants at all price points, locally grown, organic produce or the diverse selection of grocery stores.

 

 

 

 

Below are a few favorites.  

 

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June 13, 2017

6 apps that will make your life easier… Because sometimes it’s ok to have your face in your phone

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Do you rely on your phone or tablet to keep your busy life organized? Me too!

 

Recently, I realized how much I do and how many apps make my life easier by keeping track of my photos, to-do lists, even my health. I ...

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Nov. 22, 2016

Meet the Agent: Cheryl Bower

Congratulations to Cheryl Bower! She is celebrating her 8th year anniversary with Zephyr Real Estate in October and is based at our West Portal office.

If a client has a question about San Francisco, Cheryl will have the answer.  As a 3rd generation San Franciscan, her city roots run deep ...

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Dec. 8, 2012

Photoelectric not ionization smoke detectors save lives

Coit Tower, S.F., CA

 

One of my favorite home inspectors (frequently booked up in advance) has a life mission of saving lives by spreading the word that photoelectric not ionization smoke alarms are much more effective at saving lives.  Take a moment this weekend to check which type ...

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Sept. 1, 2012

Eminent domain/property impacts likely if San Mateo shuts down Poplar Ave. freeway ramps & moves them to Peninsula Ave. via Option 15. Please attend 9/4 meeting

 Eminent domain/property impacts likely if San Mateo shuts down Poplar Ave. freeway ramps & moves them to Peninsula Ave.

Hi Burlingame & San Mateo neighbors, an update that the City of San Mateo is holding a  study session Tuesday 9/4  at 5:15pm to further discuss Project Option 15 ...

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Aug. 13, 2012

Pinterest relocates from Palo Alto to 60,000sq ft space in SOMA, San Francisco!

Pinterest relocates from Palo Alto to 60,000sq ft space in SOMA, San Francisco!

How exciting, another cool company is coming to S.F.!  If you haven't discovered Pinterest yet, one can easily spend hours pinning away.  I'm so hooked on Pinterest.  It's the perfect platform for ...

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June 4, 2012

South San Francisco ferry service ready to serve Oakland & Alameda!

South San Francisco ferry service ready to serve Oakland & Alameda!

Kiteboarders at 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA

Sounds like the perfect commute to me-free wi-fi, beverages & views.

full details at the link below:

South San Francisco ferry service ready to serve East Bay | Will Reisman | Transportation | San Francisco ...

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May 7, 2012

9 Ways to enjoy your home office more…by Shawn Gauthier from Houzz

As you know, home offices are a specialty of mine and I really liked this article in Houzz by Shawn Gauthier:
If you work from home, you know how important your home office is to your everyday life. But, just like any office space, at home or elsewhere, it’s easy ...
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Oct. 10, 2011

Purchasing or selling a home in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County? Handy area map

I'm working with buyers who are looking at buying property in unincorporated coastal San Mateo County & recently came across this handy map which shows all unincorporated areas of San Mateo County.

One key difference with unincorporated areas is that services such as police & fire are provided by ...

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