Candy emoji ghosts: Express yourself this Halloween

I’ve always admired people who go all out for Halloween. The elaborate hand-sewn costumes. The house, draped with fake cobwebs. The yard, festooned with pumpkins and witches. So this year, I decided to bake up a batch of crunchy meringue ghosts, with faces piped on in melted chocolate.

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: