One of the many perks that comes with a career at the intersection of modern design and online retail is always being surrounded by really, really nice furniture and constant exposure to tons of on-trend looks. Also, Pinterest exists, so naturally, an appreciation for home decor comes with my life’s territory. Over the weekend, I … More On Design Necessities: My Dream Studio Space & Other Life Goals
It’s that time again: the one that seems so perpetually far off in the future save for the two blissful weeks per year that are the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. For Nordstrom Card holders, there are two key rules to maximizing your bang for your buck during this double-points event. Rule 1: Save your Splurges. Considering … More Happy Anniversary (Sale)!
No matter what you’re doing this Independence Day weekend, etiquette 101 as an adult human being dictates that you must always bring the booze. So, whether you’re hosting at home or off to an occasion, here are some suggestions for bottles to bring and cocktails to serve. For a personal touch and best bitch bragging rights, hit up … More Reds, Whites & Booze
In a land where everyone and their pug has a signature drink, it’s only fitting that the first recipe to hit the S2S archives is a cocktail recipe! I present to you the first of many magical elixirs to come, which I have dubbed the Pick Your Peach. PICK YOUR PEACH Vodka -or- bourbon An … More Cocktail Recipe: Pick Your Peach!
I spend a fair number of weekends frequenting Sonoma, ever since my parents sold the home I grew up in and relocated to wine country to retire (they still won’t tell me the secret to their success). The point is, because of the time I spend there, my friends and coworkers often ask me for restaurant and winery … More Restaurant Review: the Girl & the Fig
News Flash: Not all 4th of July outfits have to be star spangled and super striped! For a mid-summer holiday that promotes three of the most classic colors in any female’s wardrobe, it has always pained me that the fashion opportunities of July 4th are frequently overlooked. Ladies, let us not break the bank on flag plastered cutoff shorts … More Look Book: 4th of July
Hello! I’m Torrey, creator and author of Silicon to Sonoma: a lifestyle blog for San Francisco’s valley girl nouveau. I love the internet. I shop on it, I research things I’m thinking about buying before I buy them on it, I look at menus and decide what I’m going to eat at a restaurant that I’m … More Introduction