A little getaway -Part 1

We were so grateful to my grandparents for having us for a few days!
They have a gorgeous home on the beach just outside of San Francisco and we had a fantastic time.
The beach is so relaxing and rejuvenating. 
My Grandma is the sweetest! She made us this Valentine’s Day breakfast and made the heart-shaped coffee cake that is a tradition in our family.  We had so much fun hanging out with them! They are pretty darn fun grandparents.

Our second night in Cali, Scott and I went into San Francisco to watch the Chinese New Year Parade. It was a blast. It was also a mad house. There were hundreds of thousands of people there to watch it because it’s considered one of the top ten parades in the world. We were lucky to find a spot where we could see. Being in the city is just so much fun. We watched the parade for about an hour and then walked around the city. I just wish I could have done some shopping! 
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11 Comments

  1. Kati Nickl on February 24, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    How fun! My grandma has those rose dishes/lenox as well and gave them to me before she passed away. I love them – so gorgeous! I can't wait until I have my own house and can use them on special occasions. I miss you – we need to get together soon!xoKatiGlitz & Gold

  2. Jessica Rose on February 24, 2014 at 5:51 pm

    Lucky you….do your grandparents take paying guests!!http://vodkaandarose.blogspot.co.uk

  3. Unknown on February 24, 2014 at 6:14 pm

    What a gorgeous place!! I live in CA and it still never ceases to amaze me at how beautiful it is here. I wouldn't want to live anywhere else!xo Deniselovelybohemian.blogspot.com

  4. Unknown on February 24, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    How fun! I love San Francisco, but I've never been to the beach part of it. I'm actually going back in a few weeks and I'd love for you to share the details of how I can get to that beachy part 🙂 xo Jess http://www.afternoonstyle.com

  5. Ashley - Married to the Game on February 24, 2014 at 8:03 pm

    These pictures are beautiful! Now I want to go to the beach!

  6. Unknown on February 24, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    Looks like you were in Pacifica. That's where I live 🙂 Glad you enjoyed your time here, it's really beautiful.

  7. K&R on February 24, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    ahh next time you visit you should let me know before and we could get together! it'd be fun!

  8. Hima Rajana on February 25, 2014 at 12:45 am

    Whoa, I was at the Chinese New Year parade in SF! CA is the greatest! :)xo, HimaHima Hearts

  9. The Girl who Loved to Write on February 25, 2014 at 2:24 am

    So beautiful!

  10. Sarah44 on February 25, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    These are beautiful pictures!!! Looks like you had a fun time!

  11. Stephanie @ Vain and Simple on March 2, 2014 at 10:39 pm

    Awesome pictures! I need to get around to going to SF one day…Stephaniehttp://www.vainandsimple.com/

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