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!

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 […] Read More

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, […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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.  […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More