SF Weekend Guide: September 30 – October 2

Today is when September ends, so it’s time to wake up Green Days’ Billie Armstrong and get this weekend bump’n. There’s music in the air this weekend with the 16th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival taking place in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park, which is accompanied by a full ensemble of fun filled events being orchestrated all around the Bay…

Fall Lip Glam Giveaway

Hello, ladies! It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Fall! To welcome our favorite season, 49Miles.com has partnered with Frances Feldmann of On Location Glam for a “Fall Lip Glam” Giveaway! If you missed any of Frances’ featured posts on 49 Miles, click here. One lucky winner will receive a curated pack of six lip…

SF Weekend Guide: September 23–25

It appears that our dear friend Karl the Fog has decided to go on a much needed vacation because our “not-really-an-Indian-Summer” Indian Summer FINALLY here! This weekend’s groovy forecast predicts temperatures in the low 70’s to mid-80’s, making it the perfect time to go out and soak in some sunshine we so desperately need. So grab a nice…

Desk to Dusk: Glam in Two Minutes

While working and living in a 24-hour city is both exciting and glamorous, it can also be very overwhelming. For women, looking effortlessly chic at all times requires thought and a bit of creativity, which we sometimes have no time for. Whether it’s cocktails with coworkers, dinner with friends, networking events, or simply finishing up…

SF Weekend Guide: September 16-18

While this is officially the last weekend of summer (PSL kweens rejoice!), San Francisco is just now starting to heat up. Last Wednesday, highs were well above 80 degrees, and this weekend is shaping up to be another warm one. Yes, our “not-really-an-Indian-Summer” Indian Summer has arrived. If you need to cool off, grab an ice cream in…

Cleaning Your Kitchen Appliances the Easy Way

Nothing makes a kitchen sparkle like clean appliances. So show your appliances a little cleaning love, and they’ll thank you by looking and performing better. Your Refrigerator The space behind your refrigerator is arguably the dirtiest couple of square feet in your house. It’s a meeting place for dust, gunk, and a host of other stuff that’s fallen behind…

Urban Gardening Ideas For Small Spaces

Jonesing for a green retreat in a space that’s petite? Turn square footage into foliage with these urban gardening tips. Your space-squeezed balcony, terrace, porch, railing (think climbing vines), or curbside patch of dirt is room enough for urban gardening, and a neat way to add some Zen to your concrete and steel surroundings. Think…