Category: Travel

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cruisers malt shoppe / gardner, ma

On the morning of my cousin’s wedding, we all went out for breakfast to a local diner called Cruisers Malt Shoppe.  Cruisers Malt Shoppe is a cute little diner in a corner spot in downtown Gardner, MA. The outside has...

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espresso pizza / fitchburg, ma

I am back from the East Coast! Boy, it’s great to be home and to NOT have to break out the GPS to get anywhere. I’m going to kick off the week with a Massachusetts post from the very first...

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sweets raku / las vegas, nv

Last Vegas post! For now!  Our last Vegas thing was to go to this dessert restaurant called Sweets Raku that wasn’t too far from China Mama. It’s in another tiny strip mall with a very small parking lot (bleah). We...

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china mama / las vegas, nv

I got two more Vegas posts left in me! Actually, three, but Jake is supposed to write the other one since it’s basically his whole experience and not really mine. But that’s for the future (are you curious yet?). For...

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fat choy / las vegas, nv

Back in 2012, my friends and I went to a little place inside of a hair salon (yes, you read that right) called Great Bao. They were kicked out of the salon shortly after our visit and I’ve kept tabs...

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jamms restaurant / las vegas

We played around with some ideas for breakfast the next day in Vegas. Should we do a buffet? Should we go on the cheap? In the end I decided to try another off-strip restaurant called Jamms Restaurant.  Jamms Restaurant is...

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ellis island casino / las vegas

Ahhh, Las Vegas. It’s pretty much a rite of passage for all young adults in Southern California to make a pilgrimage to this unholy land of neon lights, cheap alcoholic drinks, gambling, and staying up all night until you pass...

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pioneertown + the stagecoach inn

Before I forget and get TOO lazy, let me wrap up my desert trip from May! (PS – Can you believe it’s JULY now?!) On the last day of our trip (which was on Memorial Day itself), we headed up...

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morongo valley cafe

On the last day of our desert trip, I wanted to get up early to see the sunrise. Well… more like I accidentally got up early and figured, “Might as well go watch the sunrise since I’m awake.” The light...

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world famous crochet museum and the art queen in joshua tree, ca

One of the quirky places we visited in Joshua Tree was a place called the Art Queen. It was a bit of an artist’s playground, converted from an old motel out in the desert. Shari Elf is the woman behind...