Frozen Bananas, Balboa Island, and Birthdays

It was just my birthday and to my delight my husband took me to the happiest place on earth! No, not Disneyland…Sugar and Spice the frozen banana stand on Balboa Island in Newport Beach. If you have not been here … Continue reading

Top Christmas Light Displays in Southern California

Christmas, Christmas, Christmas! I love¬† the whole experience of the holidays starting with Thanksgiving (where I eat ’til I drop) and rolling right through Christmas. What really gets me cheerful are holiday lights…lots and lots of them.

Sierra Madre, Hello 1950’s!

On a rather average Saturday afternoon, Spaceman and I took a trip down highway 210 and exited to Sierra Madre, hello 1950’s! I have mentioned this town in a previous post here, but it is worth a more in-depth exploration … Continue reading

Puff Party Delight

It’s deadline day for the first Cooks in the Kitchen contest. The ingredient was semi-sweet chocolate and the instructions were to let your mind wander.¬† Since my comfort zone is more with the savory side of things, I opted to … Continue reading