Category: Orange County

[road trip] flurries shaved snow bar / cypress – orange county, ca 6

[road trip] flurries shaved snow bar / cypress – orange county, ca

For dinner during our little road trip, we revisited Peking Restaurant, a Chinese place we really liked. Heading back to the hotel, right across the street from our hotel actually, I saw this place called Flurries Shaved Snow Bar. Guess...

[road trip] donuttery / huntington beach – orange county, ca 4

[road trip] donuttery / huntington beach – orange county, ca

When we were leaving the Civil War Reenactment, we passed right by the Donuttery. It was on my list of places to visit and I think I sort of moaned out at Jake that we just passed a donut place...

[road trip] civil war reenactment 2013 / huntington beach, ca 8

[road trip] civil war reenactment 2013 / huntington beach, ca

* This is a non-food post! But it’s still cool, I swear! I’ve been into Civil War stuff for a long time. It’s all stemmed from one class I took in college that I found terribly interesting, due in part...

[road trip] papa z’s / fountain valley – orange county, ca 2

[road trip] papa z’s / fountain valley – orange county, ca

Over Labor Day weekend this year, we made another trip up to Huntington Beach for the annual Civil War reenactment in the park next to the Huntington Beach library. This time around we took Jake’s oldest son, T, along for...

cream pan bakery & cafe / tustin, ca (and river tubing!) 10

cream pan bakery & cafe / tustin, ca (and river tubing!)

I decided to do an easy post today because I am tired from Mother Nature beating me up this past Saturday. Story at the end of this post, if you are interested in the non-food side of things. A couple...

peking restaurant / westminster – orange county, ca 5

peking restaurant / westminster – orange county, ca

Last month Jake and I made the return trip up to LAX to pick up my folks who were away in the Philippines for six weeks. My “reward” for going north and sitting in traffic is finding a new spot...

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca 2

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca

It’s no longer a secret that I like Civil War stuff. Well, it was never really a secret to begin with. But it’s kind of one of those things I’m shy to share about myself – seems like kind of...

kelly’s donuts and burgers / huntington beach – orange county, ca 2

kelly’s donuts and burgers / huntington beach – orange county, ca

Over Labor Day weekend this year, Jake, the kids and I headed up to Huntington Beach for the Civil War Reenactment that weekend. I got really interested in Civil War history after taking a few history classes in college at...