Picnic at Lake Sutherland in Ramona

How’d you survive our super hot Labor Day weekend, my friends? I got heat sickness, but luckily it was short lived. Monday was SO MUCH […] Read More

[recipe] sesame chicken noodles + a giveaway

Last weekend Laura, Jake, T, Maya and I headed up to Julian for our annual trip to the mountains. It finally feels like fall in […] Read More

apple picking in julian + apple pie crumb bars

Last year Jake, Laura, T and I went pear picking in Julian and this year we’re back to apple picking. I actually wanted to go […] Read More

pear picking in julian at o’dell’s organic orchard (because apple picking is too mainstream)

A little scenic drive up into the mountains was what awaited us one recent Saturday… I always love the windy roads with trees covering both […] Read More

cabin in the woods – stargazing in julian

This will be a semi-foodie post! But mostly a review of a super cute cabin we stayed in Julian a couple of weekends ago. I’ve […] Read More

wynola pizza & bistro / julian, ca

A couple of weeks ago, Jake and I were on a quest to find some snow for his youngest son who really, really, really wanted […] Read More

Julian Apple Pies – Julian Pie Co., Mom’s, and Apple Alley Bakery / Julian, CA – San Diego County

About one of the only places near San Diego where you can experience “real weather” is by taking a little trip up into the mountains […] Read More

Buffalo Bill’s – Julian, CA

Visiting Julian, CA in the summer time is a weird thing to behold. Granted, I also went on a Friday afternoon, but that doesn’t take […] Read More