The Rules for Being Human

1. You will receive a body. You may like it or hate it, but it will be yours for the entire period this time around. The choice is yours. 2. You will learn lessons. You are enrolled in a full time informal school called life.  Each day in this school you will have the opportunity […]

James’ Secret Spot: Big Sur

Don’t you love an adventure?  It is so much fun to go someplace new!  We have a collection of what we like to call “Secret Spots”.  In each newsletter we will let you in on one of our secrets, and we hope you will be inspired to explore them too! Big Sur is a beautiful […]

Our New Name!

We are changing our name to Denica’s Real Food Kitchen to better define our café…no more confusion as to what the heck is a taco lounge and can I order breakfast at this register??   What’s New for Breakfast! Eggs Benedict- homemade Hollandaise makes it better! California Benedict with avocado- yumm! Almond Joy Pancakes – […]


denica freitas From the time she was a little girl, she dreamed of having a pastry shop.  She became the official baker of the family, and passionately read every cookbook and food magazine she could find.   She is a first generation daughter of immigrants from Spain, and credits her Mother for her cooking and baking […]

Keeping Love Alive: Secrets of a Happy Marriage

I think one of the biggest challenges for couples with children is putting themselves first.  It is a natural sacrifice to put your children first, and it is expected and approved of.  We martyr our weekends away in the pursuit of providing our kids with the best possible upbringing.  We want to create well rounded […]