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Category: US

Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year everyone! I’m in the warm section of the United States, Phoenix, Arizona,  enjoying 77 degrees today while most of my friends and family are shivering in other parts of the country. BC and I took a New Year’s Day hike through Apache Wash Basin in our shorts and t-shirts, checking out the cacti. A hike was necessary for burning off our giant New Year’s Day brunch from Black Bear Diner. The California omelet (avocado, mushroom, and cheese), a biscuit, and hash browns for me! I may have also stolen a piece of bacon from BC’s enormous breakfast Read More

Thanksgiving Week Staycation

My Thanksgiving Week Staycation included Monday Night Football, eating all the seafood with my family, a turkey trot, and sightseeing in Washington, DC. My mother and brother made the trip to Baltimore to celebrate Thanksgiving. They say they are coming to see me but really they are here to eat all the seafood. We ate crabcakes, oysters, shrimp, lobster, and clams while they were here. Shrimp Salad from Thames Street Oyster House: My favorite restaurants to take my family to are Ryleighs for $1 oysters during happy hour, LP Steamers for my mom’s favorite fried clams, the famous lobster roll Read More