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Our Annual Christmas Patty Day!

Every year, one of our favorite traditions is our annual girls’ trip to the city to launch the holiday season. This year we ended up being a tad limited in what we could do because I can’t walk too much after my knee surgery, but we had a blast nonetheless, and once again it was the perfect start to Christmas!

We took a gorgeous cable car down to the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market:
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And then we took a pedicab (we’d never done that—such fun!) to our annual tea:
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Next we trekked back up to Union Square to do some shopping (I needed to sit, so Emily kept bringing me shoes to try on ;-P) where I found an adorable pair of knee-high boots. Then we took a taxi down to Epic Roasthouse for dinner:
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After dinner we headed back up to Union Square to see all the lights at night, and then up to the Fairmont to see their life-sized gingerbread house:
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As always, it was a day we will remember forever! Thank you, Patty!

  • […] to use pink for Valentine’s Day, so we settled on using a mask we’d found during our 2014 Christmas venture into SF. I am so grateful for Emily—for her willingness to help me with these photo shoots, […]ReplyCancel

  • […] Several years ago our annual holiday trip to the city quickly became one of our favorite parts of the season. Every year, the three of us have a Christmas Tea (usually at Lovejoy’s) and a wonderful dinner out, and Patty always comes up with something totally unique and fun for us to do in the middle. (And there’s always time for some shopping in between or after the events!) San Francisco feels so festive and beautiful and bustling during Christmastime, so this trip is the perfect way to immerse ourselves in the joy of the season. (And out of curiosity, I just looked back in my photo archives to see when we first began doing this, and it was way back in 2009 (2013 is here, and 2014 here)!) […]ReplyCancel