VERVE COFFEE ROASTERS REVIEW – Santa Cruz, CA

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Verve Coffee Roasters is a great local coffee shop in Santa Cruz, Ca.  There are a few different Verve locations, but the one I visited was located at 1540 Pacific Avenue. The decor here is very clean and modern.  You’ll find a nice array of coffee and pastries.  They also sell some of their own merchandise, […]

San Francisco

(FINALLY) SEEING THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

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This year I redeemed myself.  Here’s why….. Last year when I visited San Francisco for the very first time ever, I was so excited to see the Golden Gate Bridge.  It was the one and only thing that I was really dying to see upon my trip to the bay area.  I drove a good […]

Santa Cruz, CA Monarch Butterfly Trail

MIGRATION OF THE MONARCH BUTTERFLIES – SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA

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Last week during my stay in Santa Cruz, I visited the Monarch Butterfly trail at Natural Bridges State Beach.  I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised to find hundreds of beautiful butterflies flying above me!  Some of the tree branches held so many butterflies that you would have thought they were […]

PIGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE – PESCADERO, CALIFORNIA

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Last week I went on another fabulous trip to California!  The West Coast just never gets old to me.  I wandered around Santa Cruz but also made my way back down to San Luis Obispo for a day as well as San Francisco. 50 miles South of San Francisco in beautiful Pescadero, California, I stumbled upon […]