Category: Southern Cal

Napa, Ca: the Inn On First

Six years ago, I took Stephen here for his birthday.  Innkeeper Jim welcomed us back like we were long time friends coming over for dinner. Here’s somethings we love about this Bed & Breakfast: TOP 25: This Registry Bed and Breakfast was ranked top 25 by BedandBreakfast.com. KEY […]

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at night

Shellie, Karen and I went back to Galaxy’s Edge a few days later, but this time at night. Our appointment time was from 8:00 to midnight, and it was Karen’s first time.   We were instructed to enter though Critter Country. They let us in promptly at 8:00, […]

Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland opened a new land called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.  The land is adjacent to Fantasyland, and pops out next to the Hungry Bear restaurant in Critter Country.  Reservations are required from May 30 until June 23rd, which sold out on the day they were released. The other […]

Anaheim, CA: The Blind Rabbit

There’s a food hall in Anaheim called the Anaheim Packing District.  The hall used to be the packing center for citrus in 1919.  Now, its a culinary collection of 50 food and beverage kiosks, and hidden on the first level is this Speakeasy called the Blind Rabbit. Find […]

Pioneertown, CA: Pappy & Harriett’s

Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace is located near Joshua Tree National Park and is the only bar / restaurant and music venue in Pioneertown, California.  We had dinner reservations at 7:00 on the Sunday before Memorial Day… and good thing we did! Without a reservations, the wait time […]

Disneyland: Dapper Day, Spring 2019

Dapper Day is an unofficial weekend event held at Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris, where people get dressed up and stroll around the resort.  It is held twice a year, and last Fall, Stephen and I participated for the first time.  We enjoyed it so much, […]

Anaheim: Ballast Point, Downtown Disney

Ballast Point is a brewing company based in San Diego, California. They have 4 locations in San Diego, one in Temecula, Long Beach, Chicago (IL), Daleville (VA) and one in downtown Disney, Anaheim. The location used to belong to Build a Bear, but Disney wanted more eateries, and […]

Classic Afternoon Tea at Disneyland hotel

I was trying to find something special for Valentine’s Day and came across the “Classic Disney Afternoon Tea” inside Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel. The hotel was also integrating the “Mickey’s 90th Celebration” as a tea theme, so their “normal” afternoon tea included specially decorated treats for […]