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Santa Cruz, California – Updated! 30 Things to Do

  • August 17, 2018
santa cruz

Santa Cruz is one of my favorite places in the world. I’ve been going to a cabin in the Santa Cruz mountains since I was a few months old. I originally posted a blog post about some of my favorite places and things to do in Santa Cruz last year. But since we’re always trying out new things, this blog post includes 10 more favorites! Here are 30 of my…

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Life

Dry January — Lessons Learned During a Month Without Wine

  • February 3, 2018
Dry January

My month without wine — Dry January   Have you ever wanted to quit drinking alcohol for an extended period of time to get a healthier perspective on your relationship with alcohol? I have and this year I did “Dry January.” Here are some of the highlights and lessons I learned from going alcohol free for a month in January. First, let me share what drove me to take a…

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Eat & Drink

Five Reasons Why Beer Tasting is Better than Wine Tasting

  • May 8, 2017
Beer tasting lineup in San Diego

There are definitely some changes going on in the world of alcoholic beverages. While wine has been king of the “tasting” – the huge number of quality craft breweries and beer tasting rooms that have opened up may be changing the game. I want to make one thing clear right off the bat. I love wine—red wine, white wine, sparkling wine; I love it all. I also love wine tasting.…

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Travel

Santa Cruz, California — 25 Things to Do

  • April 8, 2017

Santa Cruz is one of my favorite places in the world. I’ve been going to a cabin in the Santa Cruz mountains since I was a few months old. I originally posted this blog post in 2017. Since then we’ve done a few new things that I wanted to add to this list. Here are 25 of my favorite this to do, see and eat in Santa Cruz. But first…

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