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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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[review] hidden garden cookies

I was recently asked if I wanted to review some new cookies. These are “sneaky” veggie cookies called Hidden Garden Cookies. Each cookie has different vegetables “hidden” inside of them so you are eating something healthier while also eating cookies!...

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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...

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lulu’s bread & breakfast + hiking in red rock canyon in vegas

Jake and I spent a lazy day at the hotel after we got into Vegas. We had plans to go out and do Fremont Street and the like… but ended up just watching TV or staring out of our cool...

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viva las arepas + the $20 trick in las vegas

Last weekend Jake and I took a little trip to Las Vegas. We took Friday off so we could head up and enjoy a full weekend in Las Vegas. I tried the “$20 Trick” at our hotel, too! More on that...

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rough draft brewing company

Rough Draft is a brewing company that is very close to my office. I’d only been once before since I’m not much of a beer drinker but they recently started offering food. This meant I had to visit a couple...

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[revisit] the huddle

A couple of weekends ago Jake and I continued our breakfast pilgramage and revisited a spot we haven’t been to in awhile: The Huddle! The Huddle is an old school diner nestled into the heart of Mission Hills. A lot...