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Best Job Ever: Sara Spearin, Donut Queen (And Her Tips For Creating a Donut Cake!)

As the founder and owner of San Francisco's beloved Dynamo Donut and Coffee, Sara Spearin's daily routine involves transforming dough into mouthwatering flavors ranging from Lemon Sichuan to Chocolate Star Anise. Since today is National Donut Day, we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than to ask the "Donut Queen" to show off her skills, share her tips on making the perfect donut cake, and fill us in on what it's like having the best job ever. Read more »
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Show & Tell: Workshop SF

From Fire Escape Farming to Heavy Metal Aerobics, DIY school Workshop SF has been wooing Bay Area craft fanatics since its doors opened in 2009. Founder and Owner Kelly Malone dishes on how Workshop came to be, what went right …

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Street Style: Just Go Retro

We spotted this retro-inspired gal while browsing the booths at the Alameda Pointe Antiques Faire and were smitten with her aqua frock and contrasting canary-hued specs!

What would you wear for a day of foraging at a flea market?…

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Two-wheeled Wonders: Bike Street Style by Fashionist


Nikki, photographed on Valencia Street.

Dressing cycle chic seems to be second nature to San Franciscans, especially around Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area! In honor of this May 10 event, we asked street style blogger Mai, …

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An ‘Oops’ Recipe Gone Right by Emily of Baking Blog Tar-Tryin’

We invited Emily Kastner of  tongue-in-cheek baking blog Tar-tryin’ to share her story of a failed recipe gone right to show that happy accidents can indeed happen in the kitchen, too. Read on to hear how she remedied a major …

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A Fashionable Final Project by San Francisco Teens

If you follow the work of our Fashion Writers, you’ll know that we recently hosted a workshop called “Catwalk or Run: Fashion Writing for the Fearless,” in which we taught local teens the ins and outs of stylish scribing at …

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ModCloth Hosts Fashion Writing Workshop for San Francisco Teens!

This month, stylish students from San Francisco area schools are filing into 826 Valencia for ModCloth’s first-ever fashion writing workshop. Yes, you heard us! For four weeks, we’re running an after-school class called Catwalk or Run: Fashion Writing for

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Show & Tell: Benefit Cosmetics

In addition to partnering with us on our latest stylebook, Girl Meets Glam, the gals at Benefit Cosmetics were gracious enough to invite us to their downtown San Francisco office for a behind-the-scenes peek into all the wonderfulness that makes up this quirky and playful makeup brand. Read more »
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Countdown to Delightful: A Food & Music Party Pairing by Turntable Kitchen

‘Grab-able’ gourmet goodies are easy-to-make when you take tips from the experts!

Achieving the correct combination of at-ease atmosphere and edible intakes is what makes the most memorable get-togethers run smoothly. That’s why we’ve enlisted the expertise of husband-and-wife duo …

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Twist & 'Sprout': ModCloth 'Digs' into Urban Farming

This month, MC’s Charitable Giving Committee chose urban farming for its hands-on volunteer opportunity to increase awareness of sustainable living among our employees while supporting the eco-initiatives of our surrounding neighborhoods. We even wanted to include you in some of …

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