Tag Archives: San Diego

Veal Salisbury Steak with Cauliflower Mash

I almost lost my favorite furry running buddy this weekend while on vacation in San Diego. Thanksgiving weekend is a time to be thankful and this Thanksgiving I’m so thankful for the kindness of strangers who saved our lost pup from drowning in the ocean. I’m not so thankful that I used Rover to attempt …

My Nightmare Experience Using Rover

Social media apps like Rover, Wags and Dogster make it so unbelievably easy to be a pet owner and have fun adventures and/or stress-free vacations with or without your animal. Free apps like Rover make being a pet owner so convenient to be able to look up a dog sitter or a dog walker with …

Carly the Christmas Miracle

It sounds like a tale you can’t make up if you tried; Our dog got loose from the pet sitter we hired from Rover, and ran four miles through the coyote and rattlesnake filled hills of Encinitas, California, before falling in a canal and floating down the swiftly moving waters of the San Elijo Lagoon …

Butternut Squash Pizza with Sage Pesto and Goat Cheese

I missed the week we had fall. We were out-of-town vacationing down San Diego way for seven days the one week we had glorious rain storms in our small mountain town. I missed days of rumbling thunder, lightning and hail that sent my kitty cats running under couches in terror. I missed afternoons cuddling up …

How to Drive a Stick Shift For Dummies

Today I had a flashback to when I was eighteen, poor and driving the most beat up old truck ever. I think life hands you these humbling moments to give you perspective. As in this afternoon in San Diego when I embarrassed the shit out of myself by not being able to put the SUV …