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 …

Parathas, Roti’s, Puri’s and Vada’s Oh My! How to Find India’s Ethnic Food in America

If you live in a larger metropolis town like Los Angeles or Chicago then you may have all kinds of ethnic grocery stores within walking distance perhaps. Living at 7,000 feet in a well-known southern California ski town we are hours away by car to the nearest natural, organic or ethnic grocery store. It sucks …