Santa Cruz

I’ve embarked on a monthlong travel through California for our holiday this summer. One of our stops, reminiscent of my childhood, was Santa Cruz for a weeklong stint between two weddings we attended in the Berkeley area. I wanted to share some fun spots worth noting.


Wood-fire pizza driven with fantastic salads and starters. Locally sourced and organic.

Cameron Marks

We scored an awesome wine-key and a brass bracelet here.


Surf supplies, apparel, camping gear, and great art.


Stones, vintage textiles, and Japanese tea(s).

Wide selection of your hard-to-find herbs. Great spot to customize tea blends for tonics.

Manifestation with Lacy Phillips