Tour des Crepes et des Glaces – Bretagne, France (Brittany)

Welcome to Bretagne!  This blog is the third in a series of at least five posts looking back on our France adventures.  For most of the hotels/B & Bs, sights, and restaurants I attached a link so you can get more information.  Be sure to check out the other blogs in this series Versailles & The Loire Valley Monday, 7/2/2018   Today we left the Loire Valley and … Continue reading Tour des Crepes et des Glaces – Bretagne, France (Brittany)

Tour des Crepes et des Glaces – Chateaus of the Loire Valley, France

Welcome to the Loire Valley, land of the Chateau!  This blog is the second in a series of at least five posts looking back on our France adventures.  For most of the hotels/B & Bs, sights, and restaurants I attached a link so you can get more information.  The first blog in the series was about our time in Versailles; be sure to check it … Continue reading Tour des Crepes et des Glaces – Chateaus of the Loire Valley, France

Summer Vegetable Ceviche

I was at a get together recently and a friend, who happens to be vegan, brought what he called Vegan Ceviche.  This sounded interesting to me since ceviche, as I know it, is a delicious concoction of raw seafood in lime juice with onion, tomato. avocado, and cilantro. This ceviche was served in a huge bowl with tortilla chips.  I decided to give it a … Continue reading Summer Vegetable Ceviche

Unscruz – A Mini Burning Man

  So here we are at Unscruz located at the Santa Cruz County Fair Grounds.  This is us:  Wendy (aka Cupcake) and Michael (aka Papa Mike).  So much to write about.  What is Unscruz?  What’s with the top hat and furry ears?  Why the dyed beard and hair? What is Random Acts of Cupcake? Okay. Hang on for the ride. First, what is this thing … Continue reading Unscruz – A Mini Burning Man

Blueberry Compote Over Brioche French Toast

I’ve been experimenting with breakfast lately. Typically my breakfast consists of Greek yogurt, blueberries, and a bit of granola for texture. Every now and again my husband and I like to indulge a bit and change things up. I love French Toast. Usually I add a little vanilla extract and cinnamon to my egg batter. It enhances the French Toast giving it an extra yummy … Continue reading Blueberry Compote Over Brioche French Toast