Aloha from Pavaraga!

Pavaraga just opened several weeks ago but it is a cafe that is a must! With the many flavors and colors of the Hawaiian Islands, the coffee here does not disappoint. I, along with my fellow bloggers from SDFBN, had the opportunity to sample some of their menu items, courtesy of owner Leo Pavaraga. Some … More Aloha from Pavaraga!

Here’s to Teaching!

This fall marks 10 years that I’ve been working as an educator. First as a long-term substitute, then as a general education teacher, now as a special education teacher. Next week, I’ll  return to the general education setting teaching a 2/3 combination class. As I reflect upon my teaching career, I’m reminded of the struggles, … More Here’s to Teaching!

Enjoying Filipino-Inspired Cuisine at the Beach!

Last Sunday, I had the distinct pleasure of dining at JRDN Restaurant at the Tower23 Hotel located in the heart of Pacific Beach. My fellow SDFBN bloggers and I got to try delicious off-the-menu items created just for us! And Head Chef DJ Tangalin’s creations did not disappoint! My blogger squad, along with the cool … More Enjoying Filipino-Inspired Cuisine at the Beach!