My Birthday in Honolulu

On the day of my actual birthday we headed out to Hanauma Bay just outside of Honolulu. Because the bay is a nature preserve, there is an entrance fee and you are required to watch a 15 minute video before entering the bay. We got up early to head over […] Read More

Helena’s Hawaiian Foods and Leonard’s Bakery in Honolulu, HI

Hello! It’s November! I know you didn’t hear from me pretty much all of October but I’m back – fresh from a birthday trip to HAWAII. YESSSSS. I reached a milestone birthday this year (40 – gasp!) and I figured the best way to take off the sting was to […] Read More

San Diego Reader Burgers & Beer 2018 Recap

Back in early September, I was invited to the annual San Diego Reader Burgers & Beer fest that took place over in Golden Hill Park on September 8th. I promised myself I would limit my eating to “two bites” per sample so I could get a taste of everything but […] Read More

La Gran Terraza – San Diego Restaurant Week Preview

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to La Gran Terraza! In fact, my last visit here was back in 2012 which was also for the upcoming San Diego Restaurant Week which starts THIS SUNDAY September 23rd. La Gran Terraza is a nice restaurant that’s tucked away inside of USD’s campus […] Read More

Halloween Time at Disneyland

It’s Halloween Time at Disneyland! We haven’t been for Halloween Time since we went for my birthday two years ago since we got our annual passes last November. Sadly we’re blocked all weekends in October so we plan on going at least one more time to enjoy the Halloween stuff. […] Read More

Jiaozi and Pike Place Market in Seattle, WA

Yep, we went to Seattle back in June. Yep, I’m writing about it in September. Awwwwww yeah. After our long journey across the state of Washington, we finally made it to Seattle! My first choice of a restaurant closed at 9PM and we wouldn’t make it in time. A quickie […] Read More