Style: Stepping into Fall

Zappos x SOREL With the forecast going from warm 75 degree days to chilly mornings to days where it’s pouring down rain – it’s been hard to get dedicated to Fall officially being here. I feel as though our weather can’t really decide if it’s still Indian Summer or Fall. This past weekend, it finally felt a bit more like we were heading to cooler temperatures. Although we don’t need heavy winter attire here in San Francisco, we do get brisk days that call for puffy coats and warm boots for the early morning trips to the park or on site for clients walk-throughs.

Zappos x SOREL Zappos x SORELEach year, I get to mid-February and realize I’ve either ruined my nice leather boots or worn my rain boots when it’s totally unnecessary. That’s why these SOREL Cheyanne™ Lace Full Grain boots hit the mark for being the perfect boot. These SOREL boots are comfy, waterproof, and warm. Plus, Zappos was a dream to order from – I saw that rain was in the forecast and ordered them in anticipation. A few days later they were at my doorstep. Talk about speedy!

Zappos x SORELZappos x SORELZappos x SORELNow that the cooler weather is here I can’t wait to get these SOREL boots into my regular shoe rotation. I see a lot of fall adventures happening in these sturdy boots.

Do you have any fall or winter wardrobe items that you are coveting right now? Particularly, boots? All of mine from past seasons are completely done. Let me know if the comments below!

This post is a partnership with Zappos. All opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting sponsored posts that keep Sacramento Street doors open.

Photos by Claire Giffen for Sacramento Street

Real Talk / Real Moms: Holiday Traditions

As the end of October approaches each year I start to get excited for the holidays. I’m not the type of person that is big on traditions during the year – except during the holiday season. I love that the holidays bring out love in so many different ways. Now that Jackson is a toddler, I want to start some of the smaller traditions my family did together.

Holiday Cards

Putting together our holiday cards to send out to family and friends has always been my task, but this year I’m going to enlist Jackson into putting stamps on the envelopes – he loves stickers.

PJ’s on Christmas Eve

Picking out Christmas pajamas has been a long standing tradition in my family. I want to continue to do that with Jackson. I find it so fun searching for the perfect pair each year!

Tree Trimming

There is nothing I love more than pulling out our Christmas boxes to pull out all of the decorations we’ve collected over the years. This year I think it will be a lot of fun including Jackson in this tradition.

Santa Clause

We started this with Jackson last year and thought we’d get the traditional crying photo – NOPE! He was all smiles with Santa. We will see what happens this year!

Baking for Family and Friends

This time of year I start pulling out new recipes to try for the holidays. One of my favorite things to do is baking cookies – especially Mexican Wedding Cakes (so good!).

Traditions Around the World

This year might be too soon, but I wanted to share this amazing tradition Jessica started with her family. They explore international traditions each year by crafting, cooking and taking a look into that countries celebrations. Such an inspiration – you can learn more about her experience here.

For me, the holidays bring cheer, the feeling of love, and most importantly, make me reflect on what truly matters in my life. So this season, create your own traditions – whether you do a few things or have a list a mile long. Remember this holiday season to make these memories special and someday they might be traditions your kids do with their kids. I’d love to hear about traditions you have with your own family.

Read about what these other amazing mamas have to say about the holidays and the traditions they have with their families!

Parker Etc.
A Daily Something
The Effortless Chic
Ave Styles
Apartment 34
The Refined Woman

And be sure to check out past posts from this series – they won’t disappoint!

Style: Five Things to do Outdoors This Fall

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Fall is one of my favorite seasons – the crispness in the air makes me excited for the holidays that we all know will be here before we know it. Each season, I try to put together a small list of our favorite things to do before the holidays come. One of the most important things for us is enjoying the outdoors. With a little one we are constantly thinking of new adventures to go on with him.

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Last Sunday, there was a break between rain storms so we took full advantage of this time. We put on our cozy fall layers – myself in a flannel shirt I can’t stop wearing and Jackson in his toggle jackson, which he loves! We packed up into the car and drove to Lands End – one of the most incredible places to see where the ocean meets the bay. It’s times like these that I cherish living in this city.

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Five Things to do Outdoors This Fall

  1. Puddle jumping in the rain (we’ve already checked this off our list multiple times!).
  2. A trip to the pumpkin patch.
  3. Go to our local farmers market weekly to cook seasonal food.
  4. Explore both the Presidio and Golden Gate Park.
  5. Find an apple orchard near SF to take the family to.

What do you have on your fall do-to list? I’m constantly adding to ours!

Outfit Details

Caitlin: Quilted Vest in Black | Plaid Flannel Boyfriend Shirt | Rockstar Super Skinny Jeans in Dark Wash | Honeycomb Infinity Scarf in Charcoal Heather

Jackson: Wool Toggle Coat in Charcoal | Striped Tee | Skinny Cords in Knight Time 

This post is a partnership with Old Navy. All opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting sponsored posts that keep Sacramento Street doors open.

Photos by Claire Giffen for Sacramento Street

I’m Loving . . .


We’ve currently working on a few clients built-in banquettes and I’ve been pulling major inspiration from this project by 30 Collins.


With the season changing I’ve been gravitating towards mixing grey on grey and LOVING it.


With the rainy weather we had last weekend – soup was in order. I made this delicious Tuscan Vegetable Stew for our Sunday night dinner. It was a huge hit!


I always go back to this image when I’m about to style a project – I love the neutral tones and it’s simplicity.

What are you loving this fall?

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