Becoming a Tea Person

Like most people, I really enjoy a warm cup of coffee in the morning (or used to…keep reading). I don’t drink it for the caffeine, though. Rather, it’s just a warm, comforting, and enjoyable way to start the day. For the past several months, I’ve been wanting to switch to tea. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with coffee, but seeing that I like my coffee with cream and sugar, I just thought it would
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5 Tips for Hosting Your Next Party

Now that we live in an actual house with a big backyard, it’s so much easier to throw parties and have people over. Although it can be a lot of work to host friends and family, we always have so much fun. It’s great to have everyone in one place eating, drinking, laughing, and playing games. There never seems to be a shortage of food or shenanigans at our parties. Since we just had a
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Oak & Rye

Oak & Rye is hands down one of my favorite restaurants. If you love italian pizza and are in the Bay Area, you have to make a trip to Los Gatos to eat there. Their woodfired pizza is delish. They have some really cool combinations, too. Take the Scotty 2 Hottie, for example. It’s tomato, basil, mozzarella, sopressata, peperoncini oil, and honey. I would never think of putting honey on pizza, but it actually makes for this
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West End Tap & Kitchen

I love eating out. Seth and I try to limit ourselves, but it’s definitely our most challenging area in terms of spending money. Everything from the food to the ambience to the decor…to the fact that I don’t have to cook…I just love the whole experience. West End Tap & Kitchen on the Westside of Santa Cruz has become one of our favorites. It’s probably the restaurant we go to the most frequently. It’s in Swift
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