Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up   I hope everyone had a safe and delicious Thanksgiving. This year, Mr. K and I spent Thanksgiving Day with his side of the extended family, which meant quite a layout of food. I was hoping to arrive early enough to snap pictures of all the food before people began eating. But one […]

Urban Bar & Grill

Urban Bar & Grill

Urban Bar & Grill   We were recently invited to check out Urban Bar & Grill located in downtown San Diego. It serves contemporary American Cuisine and has an atmosphere perfect for date night or a dinner with friends. Bread sticks Our dinner started out with some complimentary bread sticks. Soft, not too buttery, these […]

Cascal Natural Sodas and a giveaway!

Cascal Natural Sodas and a giveaway!

Cascal Natural Sodas and a giveaway! Please note: This giveaway is now closed. The winner is #5 Michele! Cascal sodas are fermented drinks made with natural juices. The result is a taste similar to wine coolers but without the alcohol. I was already a fan of the drinks when Cascal contacted me to see if […]

Pitaya Plus Juice

Pitaya Plus Juice

Pitaya Plus Juice What is pitaya? I had no idea until I looked it up. Pitaya is the fruit of several cactus species, including dragonfruit. As a dragonfruit lover, I felt a little embarrassed not knowing this. Not only does dragonfruit look cool and exotic to match its name, it’s also considered a superfruit with […]

Trader Joe’s February Edition

Trader Joe’s February Edition

Trader Joe’s February Edition Trader Joe’s came out with a new Fearless Flyer for February! So after reading the flyer cover to cover and marking way too many boxes in the grocery list, off I went to explore the featured offerings. Roasted Coconut Chips OMG. If you like coconut, you must try these. I can’t […]

Salju Dessert

Salju Dessert

Salju Dessert On a recent trip to LA, my brother requested snow ice for dessert. He was visiting from the Bay Area, which surprisingly hasn’t developed as many snow ice places. Of course I’m always game for snow ice. We were hoping to visit the new branch of Blockheads Shavery, my second favorite snow ice […]

Michelob ULTRA Light Cider

Michelob ULTRA Light Cider

Michelob ULTRA Light Cider Please note: I am being compensated by Blogher for writing this review, but the opinions in the review are my own. Michelob ULTRA recently came out with a new product in its line of low calorie and low carb alcoholic beverages: Michelob ULTRA Light Cider. Blogher is doing a campaign for […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things As usual, December snuck up on me. I’ve been scrambling to buy gifts and thought I’d take a moment to share a list of ideas for others still looking for present ideas. Electronics Roku My brother-in-law showed me this during Thanksgiving and I immediately went home and bought one. […]

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway One more giveaway for the holidays! Today, December 20th, is National Sangria Day. To celebrate, Rubio’s is giving away $20 in gift cards to one lucky reader. All the information for the giveaway is in the PromoSimple box. Good luck! And don’t forget to enter the Green Mountain Coffee […]

Half & Half Tea House

Half & Half Tea House

Half & Half Tea House One of our “must stops” when we do one of our LA eating trips is a visit to Half & Half Tea House for their tapioca tea drinks. It’s a popular chain with several locations. Some locations are sit-down and there are several “Express” ones where you order your drink […]