Category: Travel

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Idaho: Lakes, Forests, and Macaroni & Cheese Soup, Oh My!

We spent two days roaming around Spokane before we headed over into Idaho. After we checked out of the hotel though we did some errands – like trying to find sweet smoked salmon for my dad, going to the mall,...

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Traveling in Spokane: Day 2

Our second day traveling in Spokane involved a TON of walking. But first we required breakfast for our bellies before our big day of exploring Downtown Spokane. Just a warning to you – this is a long post!  Frank’s Diner...

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A visit to Spokane, WA: Mary Lou’s Milk Bottle, Republic Pi, Brain Freeze

Last week Jake and I left on a jet plane to visit the Northwest to see his younger kids, A and S, who moved up to Spokane with their mom last summer. We had to ride on a small propeller...

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hiking at palomar mountain + the buffet at harrah’s rincon casino

During our mini staycation, we took off to Palomar Mountain for a fun (and tiring) nature hike. I wanted to revisit the Palomar Mountain School where I (and T) went for sixth grade camp. We also went to The Buffet...

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Adventuring in Mexico Part 2: Rosarito and Ensenada

After we went to Popotla and checked into the room, we hung out for a little while before venturing back out to check out Rosarito. We headed down towards the beach first. The tide was pretty high so we decided...

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Adventuring in Mexico: Tacos Salceados and Popotla

Last weekend Jake and I made our first international trip together to Mexico! We applied for our passports in mid-February and were surprised at how quickly we got our passports. My folks were going down to Rosarito and we joined...

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TIABI Coffee & Waffle Bar: Our last meal in Vegas

And now… for my last Vegas post! After some “just okay” dinner at a Chinese place called China Mama (which we visited last time) and some gambling (I finally played roulette – and won!), we hit the hay late in...

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blue ribbon fried chicken + shake shack in vegas

I was really on the fence about trying Shake Shack. I thought the only location was on the Strip at the NY NY Casino and I had very, very little desire to head all the way down the Strip just...