Champagne Ham with Mustard Glaze – Mom’s Famous Easter Recipe

If you’re new to cooking an Easter Ham – or just looking to up your game with a tried-and-true, delicious recipe for a ham, you’re in for a treat! This is my mom’s famous ham recipe that is too good to keep a secret. Follow these simple steps to make my mom’s Champagne Ham with Mustard Glaze: 1 fully cooked half ham shank (6 to 8 pounds) Whole cloves 3/4 cup (1 split) champagne 1/3 cup dijon mustard 3/4 cup of firmly packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons of brandy Cut off and discard the tough, leather-like skin from the ham.…

Inn at the Pier – Resort at the end of the Pismo Beach Pier

Pismo Beach has a new place to brag about that you don’t want to miss.  The new Inn at the Pier is located at 601 Cypress Street, Pismo Beach.  This gorgeous 104 guest room boutique hotel has an inviting entrance with friendly employees greeting you upon arrival.  The lobby features tall ceiling which flood natural light onto the modern décor…

Big Sur River Inn – Our Happy Place in the Woods!

Big Sur River Inn

I hesitate to write this post because once I do, our secret getaway … my happy place … will be revealed. However, I want it to remain successful and keep providing us with our getaway so it is with that in mind that I share the Big Sur River Inn. Just a couple hours up the road, passing scenic Cayucos,…

Marisol at The Cliffs Resort

Those of us that have the awesome gift of living where most other people only get to visit on vacation know that we frequently take it for granted. Months can go by without a visit to the beach or stopping to really enjoy a sunset. But when we want to be a tourist in our own town one of our…

Have You Tried HARVESTLY?

In our household it is a rarity for my husband and I to disagree on things. However, our weekly conversations on what food to buy and meals to make, occasionally are a heated topic. While I am the kind of person who would be fine on a diet of mostly veggies, my other half doesn’t believe anything constitutes a meal…

Top 5 Valentine’s Date Spots In and Around Pismo Beach

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Oyster Loft with Executive Chef, Jared Hurst Dinner with a view of The Pismo Pier! Listen to the waves crashing while sipping one of their amazing specialty drinks. Last week I enjoyed a delicious tequila-based cocktail with a hibiscus “bubble”, then watched as it popped with a beautiful puff of smoke sprinkling magic all over the table. Their Specialty drink…

Easter EGGstravaganza in Pismo Beach!

We are so eggggg-cited to announce that Pismo Beach is back to hosting their easter egg-stravaganza on April 16th 2022 at dinosaur caves park beginning at 10:00am until 1:00pm. If you have little ones this is a great event hosted…

Have You Tried HARVESTLY?

In our household it is a rarity for my husband and I to disagree on things. However, our weekly conversations on what food to buy and meals to make, occasionally are a heated topic. While I am the kind of…