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thanksgiving recipe suggestions

It’s almost Thanksgiving again! I feel like I haven’t even adjusted to the time change yet and already the holidays are creeping up on me. I’m going to blink three times and it’ll be Christmas. Time, you are going by...

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mini monster donuts + halloween

It’s November now and Halloween was pretty much wiped from the stores in early October so who cares about Halloween?  I do! I didn’t do anything really fancy for Halloween but I thought these things were cute enough to share....

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friday foodie finds / part three

I dig doing my “foodie finds” posts and I hope you enjoy them, too! These are all things that didn’t warrant their own full post, but are still worth mentioning!  Actually this first thing isn’t a “find”. I made these...

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postmates app review / san diego, ca

As a self-professed geek of all things tech, I asked Mary if I could take a crack at reviewing some of the “foodie-related” mobile apps that come across her inbox. After regaling her with the story of being elected computer monitor at school when I was only 7 years old, she knew that I was the man minion for the job. Not pictured: Mary rolling her eyes after hearing the story for the nth time during our years of friendship. Acknowledging my nerd street cred, she happily obliged and forwarded me an invitation to try an app called Postmates.

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hotel thrillist

Recently I was invited to check out Thrillist’s Hotel Thrillist takeover at the Hard Rock Hotel in Downtown San Diego. Thrillist swept into town with a weekend full of events on Friday and Saturday nights. The first event was like...

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california grapes demo with chef marcela valladolid

Last week I was invited to attend an event on behalf of the California Grapes Commission with spokesperson Chef Marcela Valladolid. We were there to learn more about grapes and how to add grapes into recipes. Apparently you can do...

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pumpkin items are back at trader joe’s!

Yesterday I needed to pick up a few things at Trader Joe’s since it’s my turn for breakfast Wednesday and I discovered that Trader Joe’s pumpkin items are BACK! YES! Not only that, but they created a bunch of new...

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foodie finds (part 2)

Here’s another installment of “Foodie Finds!” – various things that don’t warrant their own post filled with products and foods I’ve tried out recently. There’s a Fresh n’ Easy near my work and I stop by there sometimes to pick up...