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Satellite images show Southern California’s super bloom from space

The WorldView-2 satellite took photos on March 19 of Walker Canyon Poppy Fields hillsides.  The satellite images show the mountains covered in orange poppies.   What a spectacular view. Click image below for larger view.   Related: Best Places To See California Wildflowers Super Bloom   … [Read More...]

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge | Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort Opening Dates

SAVE the Date! Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park lands open in Disneyland on May 31 and at Walt Disney World on Aug. 29.   In Phase One, the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run ride and most of the shops and restaurants will be fully operational, Rise of the Resistance will be opened in Phase Two.

Tech Thursday Tips | Why You Should Use Paperless Post App

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Paperless Post.  However, All opinions are my own.   I’ve been looking for an easier way to send out invitations and thank you notes. I recently reviewed the Paperless Post app and found that it is very innovative and easy to use.  Paperless post is an events […]

Best Places To See California Wildflowers Super Bloom

Updated 4/07/2019 Rain brings Second Super Bloom in Two years Wondering where the best places to see California Wildflowers Super bloom? With the recent combination of  cold weather, heat and heavy rains we are in the middle of  Wildflower Super blooms all over the Southland again this year.   Every year between the months of […]

Traditional Recipes:

Traditional Holiday Recipes | Favorite Hispanic Soups

It’s time to celebrate the holidays with favorite latino soups.   Whether you are latino or not, making a traditional soup is a great way to learn and celebrate latino culture, traditions and history.   My favorite traditional recipes include Caldo de Pollo, Caldo de Res and Red Chicken Pozole.  Caldos served with condiments are full […]

Sweet Pineapple Tamales | Tamales De Dulce

We look forward to cooking tamales every year in our home. It’s a family tradition to gather around the table with all the prepared ingredients and assemble tamales.  Everyone in our family participates in the tamale assembly, also known as a Tamalada.   Whether you are relative or neighbor just stopping by, you become a […]

Traditional Holiday Recipes | Fried Catfish & Fried Walleye Recipe

One of my families favorite recipes during the holidays is fried fish!  We’re a multicultural family and we like to mix up our tamales, pozole and champurado with a little bit of southern fried cooking during the holidays.  I’ve been watching my husband make fried fish for years and have mastered the recipe.   I […]

2019 Travel Guide:

2019 Travel Guide – Rejuvenating Our Souls with a Pacific Crest Trail Hike

We headed out to the Pacific Crest trail via White Water Canyon Preserve with our PCT association guides and wandered through the PCT trail.  On the Pacific Crest trail we found several flowers in bloom, a great landscape and reminder of beauty in the desert.   We also stood in the middle of a PCT landmark with the […]

2019 Travel Guide | Remembering The Living Memorial To The Holocaust

The living memorial to the Holocaust provided a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom. I toured the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. As the permanent exhibits start, we were given an “identification card.” The card provided biographical information and a photo of a real person who lived during the Holocaust. The entrance […]

2019 Socal Roadtrip – Inland Empire Splash Pads

June is just beginning, but the summer heat has already shown up in the Inland Empire. A splash pad – a recreation area with no or little standing water – is a great place to cool off in the summer heat without all the stress of going to the neighborhood pool. A splash pad is something […]

2019 Travel Guide – Inland Empire Waterparks

There are several Inland Empire waterparks  and regional park options for cooling off this summer. Rent a cabana or bring a beach blanket and go for a wet n’ wild time! Summer heat is upon us and, while splashing in a pool or running through a sprinkler can be fun, it’s nice to take a day […]

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