Wordless Wednesday

Mountain Winery – located in the Saratoga foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region.

Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries: Picchetti Winery

Napa Valley, while the most well known, isn’t the only wine growing region in the San Francisco Bay Area. Within a half-hour or less of Silicon Valley, the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region boasts one of the most unique natural environments in the world. The Santa Cruz Mountain Wine Growers Association proclaims that with its mountainous…

The Exploration Gallery at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA

Earth Day is near! This week, the WordPress Photo Challenge celebrates this planet on which we live. One of the first things that came to mind for me was David Bowie’s song, “Space Oddity” and the verse, “Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing we can do.” David Bowie’s music connects to my soul, and I’m…

Fresh Guacamole and Green Decor – Jardines de San Juan Mexican Restaurant

Our go-to Mexican Restaurant in San Juan Bautista is Jardines de San Juan. The outdoor dining patio offers a spectacular garden oasis filled with green foliage, succulents, and flowering plants. The old western style building with its green trim, posts, and railings blends in nicely with the garden setting. Vibrant flowers and umbrellas, and a bright blue door add…

The Red Doors of Pedro’s Cantina

California is rich with authentic Mexican restaurants. Our favorite spot for that “get away” feeling and great Mexican food is Pedro’s Cantina in Santa Clara, California. The patio dining area has views to gorgeous Spanish-style architecture with red doors, flower gardens, and palm trees. It’s a dog-friendly place, so we love to bring our dog, Buddy, for…