California Candy Canes

Logan’s Candies – Ontario, California

Did you know there is a place in Ontario, California where you can find handmade candy canes and assorted candies year-round? I first learned about this place from a post on social media by Charles Phoenix a few years ago. The larger-than-life candy cane was what initially caught my eye. Then I saw the name […]

How to Make Caramel Apple Spiced Cider

& Experiencing Autumn in San Diego, CA

Hello Fall! Are you ready for shorter days, cooler temperatures, and autumn colors? Living in southern California the change in seasons is often subtler than in other parts of the country. However, there are still ways to welcome autumn and celebrate the traditions of fall even in sunny San Diego. One of my favorite traditions […]

Knott’s Boysenberry 2017 Festival

It’s a Berry Good Time!

You know it is springtime when the annual Boysenberry Festival begins at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. This festival runs from April 1 – April 23 in 2017 and is bigger than ever this year. Food – Entertainment – Activities – Shopping…there is something for everyone. It’s a “berry” good time! The boysenberry […]

C is for Cravory Cookies!

Baked daily in San Diego & delivered to your door!

“Now what starts with the letter C? Cookie starts with C. Let’s think of other things that starts with C. Oh, who cares about the other things? C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me. C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me. Oh, […]

Serving Up Wonderful Waffles Fit for Royalty

Waffle Spot – San Diego, CA

“Waffles are just pancakes with abs.” – Quote on a drawing in the Royal Art Gallery at Waffle Spot, San Diego. In the heart of Mission Valley, Hotel Circle parallels the Interstate 8 Highway in the center of San Diego. The 8 Freeway, as the locals call it, runs west to east from Ocean Beach […]

Fries Inside a Burrito?

Trying a California Burrito for the First Time

Have you ever had a real-life experience where the phrase “You can’t judge a book by its cover” came true? I had one, actually two, recently here in San Diego involving my first taste of a California burrito and a local Mexican restaurant called Pokéz in downtown. It all started when I saw a link […]

Create-Your-Own Pizza Comparison & Review

Making Pizza Your Way on Pi Day (3/14) and Every Day!

“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” – Yogi Berra Pizza is a classic comfort food for many Americans and the latest trend for pizza pies is casual “create your own” pizzerias. In San Diego, where I live, there are several different build your own “artisan” […]

Downton Abbey Series Finale Viewing Party Ideas

It’s Time to Bid Adieu to The Crawleys…

My Sunday nights are spent at Downton Abbey…can you relate? If you’re a fan of the show, then you know there is only one new episode left for those of us in the U.S. Each week I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the final season of this Masterpiece show on PBS and I know exactly where I’ll be […]

A Novice’s Guide to Making Cake Pops

What I Learned About Making These Delectable Treats

Cake Pops! A perfect portion of cake that can turn any day into a mini celebration! You’ve probably seen cake pops – at a party or at your local Starbucks – and you may have even eaten one or two (or more). But, have you ever made cake pops? I have been fascinated with cake […]