Tag Archives: Big Bear Lake

Winter Travel Tips; Smart Travel to your Snowy Mountain Destination

Imagine this; It’s a pristine snowy winters morning at the cabin you rented in the rural mountain town set amidst the pines. The morning air smells of wood smoke and pine sap from the surrounding wilderness as you stand on the front porch in your favorite Ugg’s and North Face coat sipping a cappuccino spiked …

You Go Girl! (A Tale of Winter Time Bladder and Traffic Emergencies at 7,000 Feet)

I never thought I would be that stranded stressed out motorist that you see on the news in a rainstorm who slept in her car because the rural mountain road washed out. You know the ones I’m talking about during the great blizzard of ’06, shivering in her car and wondering if she’s going to …

Don’t be a Dumb-Dumb. My Commute Home

May 2018- Sunday evening; five p.m. I was just trying to commute home on our alpine edged mountain highways to Big Bear Lake. There had been almost no traffic leaving the Los Angeles area, I picked up my organic rotisserie chicken for the two hour drive and faster then you can say free range chicken …

Rattlesnake aversion training and why it is right for your dog

I was hiking through a quite early morning forest lost in my own thoughts (Okay thinking about what digestive explosion of culinary delights I would create for lunch) The Stellars Jays and orange bellied robins were chirping in the Jeffrey Pines lining both sides of the trail as my pup and I made our way …

Sweet Potato Homemade Dog Treats

Happy holidays from the happiest little ding-dong dog in Big Bear Lake, California! Why is she so unbelievably happy? Because this holiday season she is enjoying Sweet Potato Homemade dog treats!If it’s the beginning of December than Carly dog and I are praying for snow and maybe still doing a little trail running on crisp …