California Daily Life

Falling in Love with Where You Are

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Love is in the air! It’s February and 70 degrees here on the sunny side of the San Francisco Bay.

I spent the last bit of 2014 and early 2015 traveling to and from the East Coast, and up and down the West Coast to spend time with loved ones. When on the road, I like to really focus on where I am. But in those final thirty minutes of the return trip, a sudden realization often hits: I’m finally, almost home.

As someone who’s always readily embraced the first signs of wanderlust, it’s astonishing to realize how much I feel at home here in the Bay Area.

So here’s a little tribute to the mundane and the small joys of daily life:

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Aren’t these colors perfect? I have this one hanging up on the livingroom – an adorable woven wall-hanging by my talented friend Jannese of Usagi Por Moi

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We got a Vitamix for Christmas, and we’ve been making lots of smoothies lately. This one’s a fig greek yogurt smoothie bowl with blueberries, goji berries, and sunflower seeds.

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Whole wheat bread baked by Taurin! I’m planning to bake some sourdough this week, and have my liquid levain in the works.

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“I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.”
― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

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10 Comments

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    Sara Simulator
    February 17, 2015 at 6:18 am

    you are in a good place, Sewon 🙂

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    Crystal
    February 17, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    That smoothie bowl looks delicious. It sounds like things are going well for you! It’s great to hear from you and see your beautiful photos. 🙂

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    Amelia (@_aprilmornings)
    February 18, 2015 at 6:03 am

    This post is wonderful. Your posts always put a smile on my face 🙂

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    Sophie
    February 18, 2015 at 7:15 am

    So glad to see your back posting again and that your happy living in the Bay area! I spent a short time visiting a friend in Castro Valley and also traveled to Berkeley and San Fran and fell in love with both areas there is so much to do and so much to see.

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    Angélica
    February 19, 2015 at 2:19 am

    What a lovely post, and you two are such cuties!
    I hope to come to San Francisco one day, seems like such a great place 🙂

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    Jane Y.
    February 23, 2015 at 6:27 am

    lovely moments. i really love that weave piece.

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    Ice Pandora
    February 24, 2015 at 9:58 am

    Eeeeeps I sure love the film pictures of you 2!
    Sure is a sweet one c: lets enjoy more little
    happy moments in life!
    Xx http://icepandora.blogspot.com

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    JulietteSurprise
    February 26, 2015 at 10:36 am

    Hello there! Nice to see you back here. I really loved your travelling posts… And i love this one too. Everyday sweet things… Love love love!

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    The Dutch countryside
    February 27, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Those pictures are absolutely stunning and make me even more thinking about going there!:)
    X
    http://www.thedutchcountryside.com

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    winnie
    February 27, 2015 at 3:26 pm

    Oh I love the positive vibes from this post. The smoothie looks incredible and so healthy! Those hanging lightbulbs looks stunning – I would find it hard to resist taking a photo of them too. I really need to make it out to San Francisco one day – everyone I know who has ever visited has said it’s just the best place!

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