Month: November 2017

How to make that musty closet smell like a #PumpkinSpiceLatte

Ah autumn and all its fantastic woodsy smells. Maybe it’s freshly fallen golden leaves, pumpkin bread baking in the oven or just your favorite Bath and Body Works pumpkin spice candle. Or maybe that musky autumn odor you are smelling is not pleasant at all. Thank God for natural white vinegar to keep your closet …

How you can Hike Safe During Hunting Season

If it’s a gorgeous fall day in our national forest you can probably find me flying down backwoods trails on my Cannondale mountain bike with my little dog at my side, not a care in the world. Unless it’s hunting season. Hiking, mountain biking or any kind of outdoor fun in our California national forests get …

Sweet Potato Cornbread Donuts

We are lucky enough to live in a resort town where we get to see some truly gorgeous fall colors in southern California. As soon as the nights start getting a little colder at our 7,000 foot home of Big Bear Lake, the oaks, aspens and maples start to change colors and our mountain resort …

Butternut Squash, Cranberry and Pancetta Cornbread Stuffing

You know its those first few chilly days of fall if you find yourself splitting two cords of wood with a stuffy nose and pockets full of tissues before autumns first storm rolls in. I spent all morning working my way through biscuit after biscuit of pine with our splitter, while watching the fog slowly …