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Happy 10 Year Blogiversary (+giveaways)

The anniversary of my very first blog post was on May 22nd, 2006 – which was ten years ago! When I started this blog I had no idea where it would take me, the things it would lead me to,...

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Matua’s Sushi Bar & Islander Grill | Chula Vista

For Mother’s Day this year, Jake and I both planned little outings with our moms to celebrate. For my mom, I decided to bring her treats from a bakery she loves as much as I do: 85C Bakery goodies! If...

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Valley View Casino Buffet | Valley Center

Last month my mom had the great idea to treat Jake and I to “free” buffet at Valley View Casino. I’m sure she planned this out carefully. Mom gets a ride to the casino while Jake and I get to...

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Tropical Star Restaurant & Specialty Market | Clairemont

I can’t remember now how or why we ended up at Tropical Star Restaurant – I just remember that we did and that it was a damn fine idea.  It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Tropical Star. It looks...

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the crack shack | little italy

The Crack Shack has been on my “to visit” list since it opened. I wasn’t sure if it would be just another hipster place with expensive food or really worth it. Let’s take a look!  The Crack Shack is right...

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brewskis bar and arcade | miramar

Jake and I were teenager-less one recent Friday evening. I had a large lunch that afternoon was I wasn’t hungry for dinner until later in the evening and we decided to go and check out a bar called Brewskis over...

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burger lounge | kensington

When I had lunch with a friend recently, she touted Burger Lounge to me and told me I had to try it. Considering Burger Lounge started in San Diego (the first location opened in La Jolla in 2007), it was...

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farmer’s fix salad delivery

Recently I was given the offer to try out a new salad delivery service that’s now available in San Diego called Farmer’s Fix. Farmer’s Fix offers customers a weekly salad delivery service that can be sent to your home or...