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Autumn Strolls in Historic Downtown Santa Cruz

Welcome, Autumn! My favorite season of the year is finally here – autumn. The air is beginning to get crisp as the days grow shorter. Soon we will be getting out our coziest sweaters and socks and sipping tea and cocoa while reading a book by the fire (or, in my case, faux fireplace). It…… Continue reading Autumn Strolls in Historic Downtown Santa Cruz

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A Little Update: Life in the Time of Covid 2020

Hello all, It has been quite a long time since I’ve written on here, and for that I apologize. Due to Covid-19, my husband and I had to cancel our dream honeymoon to London, Paris, and Rome. It would have been my first time in Europe, and it’s been my dream since I first read…… Continue reading A Little Update: Life in the Time of Covid 2020

Adventures · California · Hikes

Hike More, Worry Less {Big Sur 1/2020}

Happy new year, everyone! It’s officially the first weekend of 2020, and I am so excited about it! We usually hike on the first of the year, but we had a much-needed restful day at home. So, with the first Saturday of the year, we packed a lunch and headed down to Big Sur with…… Continue reading Hike More, Worry Less {Big Sur 1/2020}

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Autumn Three-Bean Turkey Chili {Slow Cooker Recipe}

Happy Autumn to all! I’ve been celebrating Autumn since September 1, even though I know it isn’t officially Autumn until, well, TODAY! Can you tell I’m excited?! One of my favorite things about Autumn is how cozy everything seems to get. We bring out decorations, light more candles, dust off the comfy sweaters, watch our…… Continue reading Autumn Three-Bean Turkey Chili {Slow Cooker Recipe}

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A Walk Through Time {Autumn Adventures}

Welcome back, Autumn, I’m so glad to see you! Autumn is my favorite time of year. Being a coastal town, and one with a boardwalk, Santa Cruz has a population that doubles during the summertime. Autumn is slower, crisper, calmer… Unless, that is, you’re a teacher (like me!). My autumn days are filled with ABCs…… Continue reading A Walk Through Time {Autumn Adventures}