Five Fun Places for the Holidays

Christmas is a time when families gather around and spend quality time together. Those families need a perfect place to celebrate the holidays together. Here is a list of those places and maybe your family will be one of those families that spend time there.   1. Festival of Lights at The Mission Inn The Mission Inn’s Festival of Lights is a six-week long extravaganza … Continue reading Five Fun Places for the Holidays

Kwanzaa: A Brief Explanation

Joyous Kwanzaa! That is the greeting for the holiday we know as Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by a black power activist, Maulana Karenga, and is now celebrated each year to honor African heritage. Kwanzaa goes on from December 26th until January 1st, seven whole days. Seven candles are lit during this time to represent the 7 principles of Kwanzaa, Umoja (union), Kujichagulia (self-determination), … Continue reading Kwanzaa: A Brief Explanation

Top 9 Holiday Movies for December

The Nightmare Before Christmas Jack, the Pumpkin King, finds a place called Christmastown. He is in awe with this change from his usual holiday, so he decides to kidnap Santa Claus and take over. While in control, things don’t go according to his plan. Home Alone A young boy is left alone by his family during their Christmas vacation. While home alone, he does a … Continue reading Top 9 Holiday Movies for December

Cardinal Staff’s Memorable Christmas Moments

Everyone has their own fun family Christmas stories, and they are all special and different in their own way. These stories from San Bernardino High School’s staff are interesting and entertaining. Most of these stories are funny, and there are one or two that are quite romantic. These stories demonstrate the variety of moments and experiences people can have on Christmas, some that changes their … Continue reading Cardinal Staff’s Memorable Christmas Moments

Schmidt Family Thanksgiving Stuffing

A twist on the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing. The Granny Smith apples not only provide a textual crunch to a traditionally soft side, but bring a surprisingly welcome tartness and freshness to the dish as well while the pecans bring a nutty warmth to the dish. Ingredients:¬† Mrs. Cubbinson’s Traditional Stuffing Butter Celery Onion Garlic Oregano Sage Granny Smith apples, diced into 1/4 inch pieces Pecans … Continue reading Schmidt Family Thanksgiving Stuffing

Mom Loves Baking

Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Ingredients¬† 2 large Fuji apples 3 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 1 cup of caramels Chopped pecans Popsicle sticks Parchment paper Instructions Slice the apples into 1/2″ pieces then make a little slit on the bottom of each apple slice to make it easier to insert the popsicle stick Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 2 min. Stir … Continue reading Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Thanksgiving: What’s on Your Plate?

Thanksgiving is a holiday centered around family and food and tradition. People eat different types of food for Thanksgiving and one of our SBHS students, Lisa Ly, shared her family’s traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Lisa’s family eats mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, veggies, turkey, glazed ham, dinner roll breads, stir fried noodles, fried rice, and salads, with pumpkin pie for dessert. She celebrates it with her … Continue reading Thanksgiving: What’s on Your Plate?