All posts tagged: vacation

Avenue of the Arts – VDay Weekend

This valentines, things went a little different. Brandon asked me a few days before Valentines Day if I thought we “overdo” things.“Overdo things? I don’t think so… it’s not like we go all out.” I replied. But, a quick look through our past valentines day revealed a different story. Valentines Day in SF 2014  : We flew out first class to San Francisco and stayed at the Hyatt, which is Brandon’s favorite hotel so far. Plus, plenty of gift giving also. So, after glancing at the previous post, we decided to tone it down a little bit this year. We stayed at a nice hotel, I gave Brandon a Robe + Lucky Brand Belt and he treated me out the whole weekend to yummy restaurants.  Anyway, on to the hotel review! If you’ve been following me for quite some time, you should know that I appreciate a great hotel. I love spacious rooms, a great view (rarely get a great view actually), quiet surroundings, and overall great customer service. Avenue of the Arts hotel was actually one of the best hotels I’ve ever …

How I spent my weekend: Green Valley Lake pt 2

  How I spent my Weekend: Green Valley Lake!  Hope everyone had a great weekend! I spent my weekend at Green Valley Lake, yet again. This time, it was with my best friend and her boyfriend. It wasn’t snowing but it was still beautiful. I have plenty of pictures this time around (using my camera instead of my phone). Click read more for pictures of food, sneak peek at the oyster recipe, Rummage Sale, Parks and beautiful landscape!  We grilled oysters the first night we got there… yum! We had 30 of these!       We got here at around 10 PM Saturday night and everyone was starving. We bought three pizzas from Domino’s but since the freezer was too tiny to store the Oysters we decided to eat them the same night. Thanks to Vicky & Craivion for making these for us. They were too delicious.   Because I was too weak, I made Brandon squeeze all the Lemons for me. Chopping peppers.. these were too hot! Grilling these bad boys.. Tasted amazing!! It …