Last chance to see Lotusland in 2015

You’ve got six more weeks to treat yourself to see Ganna Walska Lotusland in Montecito, CA before it closes on November 14th for the year. (Don’t worry—it reopens in February 2016.)

No more picnicking at Tomales Bay Oyster Company

Sad news for oyster lovers in the Bay Area: October 11 will be the last day you can shuck oysters at the picnic tables situated at Tomales Bay Oyster Company.

Links we love: Tiles, tiles, tiles!

Tile adds drama to any room, whether on the floors, the wall, or on furnishings. We’re obsessing over these uses of tile right now:

World Vegetarian Day is today. Eat plants!

Hail to World Vegetarian Day, founded in 1977. Oh, how far we have come in our ways with vegetables since then!