Festival of Lights

A look at some of the most spectacularly decorated holiday homes in San Francisco and on the Peninsula

Renstrom family

37 Presidio Blvd., San Francisco

Since attorneys Gabriel “Gaby” Jackson and Peter Renstrom moved into their 103-year-old Edwardian house 12 years ago to raise their three kids, they have been turning their tiny front yard into a holiday wonderland. This year’s edition features a gingerbread house, three gingerbread children and an armada of candy canes. The lead designer is longtime nanny Sandra Alcantara. “When the kids get too old for a nanny, Sandra really should go into the display business,” Jackson said. “She does all her church decorations and her work is good enough for Macy’s.”

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