Category: San Bernardino County

2

Hidden Paradise – El Salvador / San Bernardino, CA

Hidden Paradise – El Salvador is a restaurant featuring pupusas, chorizo sandwiches, plantain empanadas and more! Located in San Bernardino, this mom & pop shop has some tasty treats!

4

morongo valley cafe

On the last day of our desert trip, I wanted to get up early to see the sunrise. Well… more like I accidentally got up early and figured, “Might as well go watch the sunrise since I’m awake.” The light...

2

world famous crochet museum and the art queen in joshua tree, ca

One of the quirky places we visited in Joshua Tree was a place called the Art Queen. It was a bit of an artist’s playground, converted from an old motel out in the desert. Shari Elf is the woman behind...

7

the jelly donut & sky village swap meet / yucca valley, ca

The really nice part about our trip was how leisurely it felt. We had no plans, really. There were a few things I wanted to see but mostly we just played it by ear. After spending a cozy night in...

4

getaway to the desert: our stay in morongo valley

We headed out to the desert on Saturday around mid-morning. There was no way I wanted to leave on a Friday before a long weekend – can you imagine the hellish traffic that would have been waiting for us?! We...

lumberjack cafe / big bear lake, ca 5

lumberjack cafe / big bear lake, ca

Back to Big Bear posts! The next day when we woke up after arriving in Big Bear, there was a nice dusting of snow everywhere.  My shiny car got it’s first layer of snow as well! After a little breakfast,...

teddy bear restaurant / big bear lake, ca 6

teddy bear restaurant / big bear lake, ca

Sidenote: I’ve put up an image/link on ways to help the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan (or Yolanda, as referred to in the Philippines) in my sidebar. I visited Tacloban City as a child and cannot imagine the devastation that’s happening...

a good day for a battle / dinapoli’s firehouse – barstow, ca 0

a good day for a battle / dinapoli’s firehouse – barstow, ca

I’m really into Civil War stuff. I couldn’t tell you exactly why though; I took a Civil War history class in college and it stuck with me. I really enjoyed the class and that was when I discovered that, “Oh,...

the outpost cafe truck stop / hesperia, ca 9

the outpost cafe truck stop / hesperia, ca

Last year we went out to Calico Ghost Town over President’s Day weekend and we made the same trek last month for a weekend of civil war battles, good old fashioned learning and fun. We had all been looking forward...

johnny rebs’ / trip to calico ghost town | victorville, ca 3

johnny rebs’ / trip to calico ghost town | victorville, ca

Over President’s Day Weekend, Jake and I took the kids on a little road trip out to Barstow – the halfway point to Las Vegas – a place where there is not a whole lot to do. Our actual destination...