The Color Factory in San Francsco

The Color Factory, a pop-up museum in San Francisco, California

Awhile back my friend Jordan over at Oh Happy Day announced a new venture, a pop-up color museum called The Color Factory. Although color isn’t historically my thing, I really appreciate a well-curated design-minded collection so I took my little ones to check it out. They had a blast exploring all of the rooms and it made for some really nice photographs.

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The Quiet Side of San Francisco

The Quiet Side of San Francisco, a guide to San Francisco's Outer Sunset, Outer Richmond, and Land's End neighborhoods.

This post is sponsored by & Other Stories.

I live less than an hour south of San Francisco, but in all honesty I don’t get to spend a lot of free time there. I’m always going up for work events and meetings, but it’s rare that I get to go up for a day of fun. When I do, it’s usually in the Summer and it’s spent on the quiet side of San Francisco, the beach side! Today I’ve partnered with & Other Stories. to share a little bit of my adventure there with my friend Elisabeth and a few of my favorites in that area.

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A Night At The Museum

A Night at the Museum | A Penguins and Pajamas sleepover at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California

For Søren’s 5th birthday present, we stayed the night at the museum. Which museum? The California Academy of Sciences, of course! It’s located a short drive away in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and they regularly host a Penguins & Pajamas sleepover where you can stay the night at the museum. Isn’t that so cool? Today I’m sharing our experience, and a few tips to make it better if you want to do it on your own.

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How to Not Look Like A Tourist in San Francisco

California's Highway 1 Road Trip Travel Guide

Often when I travel, I try to avoid the typical tourist look. Not only does it help me to enjoy the city more as a local when I travel, but it helps to keep those who may prey on tourists away as well. I find that usually when I visit the more popular places in San Francisco there are some definite things that make people stick out as a tourist. I’ve consulted with a bunch of my local friends about how to blend in, and today I’m sharing a few of those tips with you.

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