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giveaway ends tomorrow night! 0

giveaway ends tomorrow night!

If you haven’t signed up for our Souplantation Passes Giveaway yet, you still have a little time left. The contest ends tomorrow at midnight. I suggest you get your comments in before then if you’d like to win passes to...

pizza depot – san diego / mira mesa 2

pizza depot – san diego / mira mesa

Update: This restaurant is now closed. Pizza Depot looks like it’s a chain restaurant, but I couldn’t find the actual website for this particular restaurant in San Diego. I think the logo is what makes it seem that way. They...

Lemon Month at Souplantation – and a Giveaway!

Lemon Month at Souplantation – and a Giveaway!

It’s Lemon Month at Souplantation for the month of April – what a great way to kick off Spring! Souplantation is honestly one of my favorite restaurants – I love being able to fill up on salad that I created...

giveaway (hint, hint) 0

giveaway (hint, hint)

I’ll be posting tomorrow about a giveaway to a local restaurant we’ll be posting here on the Plain Jane for all of you lovely readers. Tune in tomorrow to find out more about it!

nutter butter bites – bridal shower favors 4

nutter butter bites – bridal shower favors

More bridal shower stuff – it’ll be over soon! The other thing we made were the favors (among other things). For favors we decided to create a “Friends and Family Cookbook” along with some “Nutter Butter Bites” – two lovely...

“blue” lemonade – a recipe! 1

“blue” lemonade – a recipe!

I just got done last weekend helping to plan and organize a bridal shower for my good friend, Julia, who’s getting married next month. I crafted lots of things, made a few goodies, and managed to pull off a decent...

joey’s smoking bbq / carmel mountain – san diego, ca 2

joey’s smoking bbq / carmel mountain – san diego, ca

Joey’s Smoking BBQ is a Southern California chain of Memphis style BBQ joints. The first restaurant was opened in Carlsbad and spread the love around to other locations in San Diego, the Inland Empire and Los Angeles. I recently visited...

cafe luna / carmel mountain – san diego, ca 3

cafe luna / carmel mountain – san diego, ca

I was all set to have dinner with Liz one Tuesday night when Alyssa texted me and asked what I was doing for dinner. This lead to a nice impromptu dinner with Liz, Alyssa and Heather, which was a nice...

peep plays: romeo & juliet 0

peep plays: romeo & juliet

Let’s take a little trip back memory lane with one of the first things Alyssa and I ever created together: Peep Plays. Yes. We took peeps, we dressed them up in costumes, took photos and added words for a visual...

vagabond: kitchen of the world / south park – san diego, ca 1

vagabond: kitchen of the world / south park – san diego, ca

Vagabond: Kitchen of the World is a cute little restaurant nestled into the heart of South Park. It’s easy to pass by (especially at night!) on the road as its tucked into its little area with no large signage proclaiming...