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It’s no longer a secret that I like Civil War stuff.
Well, it was never really a secret to begin with. But it’s kind of one of those things I’m shy to share about myself – seems like kind of a nerdy, geeky thing to like. I’m a nerdy, geeky kind of girl though. History is neat.
[signs to camps]
The Civil War Reenactment in Huntington Beach, CA is a very impressive event to attend. There’s two separate camps, a small town called …
Over Labor Day weekend this year, Jake, the kids and I headed up to Huntington Beach for the Civil War Reenactment that weekend. I got really interested in Civil War history after taking a few history classes in college at Boston University – I started liking history so much that it was my concentration (I was a little too lazy to actually minor in it though).
For the past two years, Jake and I have gone up to Calico for their …
I had a quick trip up to Orange County recently and my dad let me pick a place for us to have lunch at. I love when people let me pick the place (and the food) and I wanted to try something that we couldn’t get a whole lot of down here in San Diego – namely, delicious dumplings! I scouted around on Yelp and on a few other food blogger’s sites and ended up reading Kirbie’s post about 101 …
You like free stuff, don’t you? Check out the information below:
In honor of being selected as the best frozen yogurt in Orange County, all 27 Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt locations in the county and several in surrounding counties will give away one free yogurt to each of its loyal fans during a special customer appreciation night on Tues., Oct. 12, from 6 p.m. until closing.
A special celebration will be held on Oct. 12 at the Orange, Calif., store across from …
6ix Park Grill, located in the Hyatt Regency Irvine, is celebrating its sixth year in business with a “6ix Birthday Mixer” party.
6ix Park Grill invites diners and revelers to join in the birthday bash, which will feature a dessert gallery of tasty treats paired with one glass of complimentary Foley Chardonnay or exclusive Goodnight Cabernet Sauvignon. The all-night Happy Hour will consist of $5 wine, $6 appetizers, $6 custom signature cocktails including a red velvet cake concoction created for the …
The OC Foodie Fest is rolling into Anaheim, CA in late August, featuring and bringing together 50 gourmet food trucks into one location so you can chow down and try out some yummy treats from various gourmet food trucks from around Southern California. It will also be featuring local entertainment, offering support for local charities, and of course, lots of food!
I haven’t really visited any gourmet food trucks myself. I spotted a sweets/desserts one when I was visiting Alyssa awhile …
I was invited to visit TusCA in Orange County a restaurant that combines the flavors of Tuscany and California recently. I was unable to go to any media dinners that they were holding and I was invited by a PR firm to come up on a night of my choosing for dinner and an overnight stay in the hotel. Last Friday we were finally able to head up to Orange County to check out TusCA for a night of wonderful …
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