lazy dog restaurant and bar / mission valley – san diego, ca

Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar opened up in Mission Valley over the summer. It is a part of a Southern California chain and this is […] Read More

minecraft birthday cake

Cake decorating post alert! Alert! Alert! I don’t know why I felt the need to give you so many alerts. But hey, there’s some geeky […] Read More

t’s pistachio cake

Jake’s oldest son, T, celebrated his 15th birthday in August! Goodness. Fifteen. Where has all the time gone?! His birthday request? A pistachio cake. Apparently […] Read More

yummy cupcakes + a cupcake giveaway / encinitas – san diego, ca

If you know me at all, you know I love cupcakes. When I was invited to come and check out a new cupcake shop in […] Read More

[recipe] lemon bliss bundt cake

Earlier this month for Jake’s Mom’s birthday, I made her a cake! A lemon bundt cake – pound cake kind of thing. I decided to […] Read More

circa 59 at the riviera palm springs / palm springs, ca

Palm Springs is a place that I visited briefly once many moons ago when I used to be friends with a guy named Bill. Bill […] Read More

deli sa / clairemont – san diego, ca

I was doing my usual “find some interesting food for us to eat” search when looking for a new place to check out for lunch […] Read More

via lago trattoria by busalacchi / eastlake – chula vista, ca

I don’t do very much in Eastlake. It’s far away and usually if we’re in the area to get the kiddos, we go to Mandarin […] Read More

birthday cupcakes from elizabethan desserts / encintas – san diego, ca

I got it into my head this year that I wanted my dad to have cupcakes for his birthday. Well, actually, I thought I should […] Read More

caramel stuffed red velvet cookies

I wanted to make Jake something unique and special for Valentine’s Day last week. Red Velvet Cupcakes are his favorite dessert so I wanted to […] Read More