Category: Travel

max brenner – las vegas, nv 7

max brenner – las vegas, nv

I went on vacation last week! For the whole week! Man, it was awesome. Getting back to work and reality is kind of a bummer this week. But I get to relive it a little bit with my food recap...

a good day for a battle / dinapoli’s firehouse – barstow, ca 0

a good day for a battle / dinapoli’s firehouse – barstow, ca

I’m really into Civil War stuff. I couldn’t tell you exactly why though; I took a Civil War history class in college and it stuck with me. I really enjoyed the class and that was when I discovered that, “Oh,...

the outpost cafe truck stop / hesperia, ca 9

the outpost cafe truck stop / hesperia, ca

Last year we went out to Calico Ghost Town over President’s Day weekend and we made the same trek last month for a weekend of civil war battles, good old fashioned learning and fun. We had all been looking forward...

roadtrip! hotel current / long beach, ca 5

roadtrip! hotel current / long beach, ca

Jake and I took a mini-vacation up to Long Beach, CA last week to see one of our favorite comedians, Gabriel Iglesias. We went last year and it was kind of an ordeal; we left after work on a Tuesday,...

world’s oldest operating mcdonald’s / downey – los angeles, ca 5

world’s oldest operating mcdonald’s / downey – los angeles, ca

This is my 7th and final day of a week’s long worth of Eating in LA posts! This post cheats a little though. I’m sure you’ll forgive me. When I was with Jake and Chris and we were on our...

johnny rebs’ / trip to calico ghost town | victorville, ca 3

johnny rebs’ / trip to calico ghost town | victorville, ca

Over President’s Day Weekend, Jake and I took the kids on a little road trip out to Barstow – the halfway point to Las Vegas – a place where there is not a whole lot to do. Our actual destination...

canlis | seattle, wa 1

canlis | seattle, wa

After a lovely, quiet little wedding amongst the trees in Seattle, we were whisked off to Canlis, a little restaurant in Queen Anne in Seattle, WA. Luckily we were all dressed up from the wedding since Canlis is one of...

cherry street coffee house and the sound view cafe / seattle, wa 2

cherry street coffee house and the sound view cafe / seattle, wa

Alyssa and I have known each other since high school, though we did not really become friends until we were both in college about 2 years later. We’ve gone through thick and thin together, through many dating disasters and ex-boyfriends,...

the waffle house / phoenix, az 0

the waffle house / phoenix, az

The Waffle House is a large chain restaurant… that hasn’t made it’s way to California quite yet. On our road trip to Phoenix, AZ last month we discovered the Waffle House because it was A) extremely close to our hotel...

date shakes in dateland, az 0

date shakes in dateland, az

My boyfriend, his kids and I went on a road trip last month to catch a little Padres Spring Training in Arizona. A road trip through the desert across Arizona means that we would be passing through Dateland, AZ which...