Dream Life

People live here or move West to realize their dreams or behave however they want. Here, our heroes.


New Paint Colors Inspired by the West

      Golden Gate Bridge: 1. Charlotte’s Locks 2. Parma Grey 3. Great White 4. Yukutori SF Girl by Bay (and Girl We Adore) Victoria Smith recently curated a collection of Farrow & Ball’s paint colors and wallpapers into a San Francisco-inspired palette. The three colors and one wallpaper above are part of her nod to the Golden Gate Bridge (I’ll […]

Cruise, Cook, and Sip Wine With Sunset

  At the end of the summer, I’ll be teaching cooking classes on Sunset’s first-ever wine and food cruise of the Mediterranean. An entire week, beginning in Barcelona and sailing on to the south of France and the Italian coast, with trips inland to Florence and Rome.

Slow Food Meets Slow Flowers

I’m a lover of locally grown flowers. I’m also a locavore who always asks where the items on a menu were grown or sourced. So what happens when you bring together local food and local flowers? You get the Field to Vase Dinner – a one-of-a-kind dining experience that celebrates the regional and seasonal flowers that decorate the table, as well […]

Tips from a Pro: Beautiful Bouquets

There were not nearly enough pages in our March issue to accommodate all of the bouquets floral guru, Christina Stemble of Farmgirl Flowers, put together from our cutting garden. We thought you might like to see the full line-up and hear some tips on arranging these beauties.