I’ve been sharing a lot of not-so-pinworthy (not-so-pretty) kitchen reno pictures lately and thought it was time to share something pretty…our holiday spent in California. If you’ve not visited Chatfield Court before, then you may not know that our daughters live in Denver and San Francisco. We don’t get to see each other as much as we would like but we always try to spend Christmas together, so we decided to rent a house in the Wine Country of California. It was a great decision because we had a great time and it was absolutely beautiful.
We were in the hills with all the redwoods and woodpecker, so many woodpeckers around. The above photo was taken from the 3rd floor of our rented home.
On Christmas day we took a ride to the beach. So beautiful and a great way to spend the day together.
We also took a drive to Bodega Bay on a warm, sunny day and stopped at several spots to admire the gorgeous views.
And we hiked around in Grove of the Old Trees park. Simply spectacular.
Unfortunately, our four days in Wine Country went by too quickly and we found ourselves back in San Francisco. We spent two more days with our daughter and rented the cutest little cottage in Berkley.
Isn’t it cute. Finn absolutely loved running around the gardens and I kept catching him sitting by these two wooden dogs.
This was the best part of the cottage…the view. Getting to the cottage was quite the hike though. You really have to be in good shape to live here because the hills are outrageous. 😉
On our way to the airport for our flight home, my husband took my high atop Berkley for this spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Just like that, our week was over but it was great to spend time with our girls in such a beautiful place. We will definitely do this again.
If you made it this far, thanks for hanging in there. 🙂 Have you ever been to California before? Where is your favorite place to visit?
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