Adult Spring Break

Girls weekends are necessary. Adult spring break with your best college friends, priceless.

A four day weekend on a beach… the perfect treat.

Now that we are back and I’m hit hard with multiple realities, heres a (mostly) visual recap 🙂

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The most perfect welcome.

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Classy T-shirt shop stops may have happened.  I may have made a purchase…

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Shopping makes me hungry…

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Rides with classy ads are required on Adult Spring Break. But really, I have the contact info for the best, most reliable, most comedic driver in all of Daytona Beach. I’ll introduce you 🙂

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Sushi a must.

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So dearly miss waking up to this view.

Thank you ladies for an amazing Adult Spring Break 🙂

Are you taking a vacation? Where are you headed?

MKE in MPLS Part 2

Happy Thursday! Who is already thinking about the weekend? I am, even though I was able to celebrate Columbus Day…. and by celebrate, I mean nap.

When a little piece of Milwaukee lands in Minneapolis, naps on Mondays are inevitable.

You may have seen our bacon brunch, shopping adventures and French Fries indulgence…. which all had to be topped off with a Saturday night out on the town.

I needed a restaurant with an entertaining atmosphere, somewhat party-ish, and cuisine G does not normally go out for at home.

So Chino Latino it was.

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We got our party atmosphere… pretty sure it was a sorority bachelorette party, singing, chanting and dancing on their table.. Of course I’m thinking, the bride to be is going to slip and fall on a noodle….

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(stop thinking worst case scenario… stop it!)

Just eat your Phuket noodles already…!

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Every table should have smoking sushi..

After ordering and eating way too much food, one cannot leave this party without partaking in the signature drink. Or shot.

The Saki Bomb.

It took a bit of convincing, ok, a ton of peer pressure…

I mean, we needed to blend in with party loving sorority crowd…

But we most definitely had a Saki Bomb success.

I’ll keep the evidence to myself 🙂

What are you doing this weekend?

Murasaki Cravings

Prior to ending my Month in the burbs, we had to stop by a family favorite.

A family favorite, that yes, is found in a strip mall. It started off small and eventually took over additional space. A family owned joint that every time, recognizes our family.  A spot that knows Father always gets the Teriyaki Chicken, minus the Teriyaki….

Hold the sugar please.

A place you may be shocked to find has great sushi. Just walk inside.

Hello Murasaki.

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I never fail to clean my plate.

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Wasabi pork shumai, yes I ate every single one.

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If you are ever in Stillwater, check out this place out. You may be pleasantly surprised.

Where are you headed this weekend?

Bringing Back the Weekend

In this episode of bringing back the weekend, we pretty much cover all of my favorite things.   What girl turns down wine, seafood, and shopping? Especially when all of those things can be found under one roof? The Public Market has to be the best place ever.

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Whatever you are craving, you can find it there.  Want to sip away the afternoon?  Just do some wine tasting… and sample flavors from all over.

Craving a margarita?  Some sushi? How about some soup to combat the never ending winter?  Its all under one roof.

Stare at lobsters all day?  or during a two hour lunch?

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Sample some of my favorite seafood delights?

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Proceed to shop for wine….. Can I admit that sometimes I buy wine just based on the label?

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And sample some olive oil like the sophisticated people we are….

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Can we just bring back the weekend already?