Posted in May 2011

Memorial Day Grillfest

Memorial Day Grillfest

Happy Memorial Day! What a gorgeous day here in Michigan. I got my new hummingbird feeder set up today. Now just waiting for the hummers to find it. A beer was a must. Sitting on the deck in 90 degree heat with steaks on the grill? Mandatory. I loved this lemony beer. Earlier in the … Continue reading

This Week…

This Week…

…was a weird week. Here’s what I’ve been up to. Tuesday at work, our director took the staff members to lunch at Carson’s prior to an afternoon at his cottage on a lake. For lunch I ordered this Swordfish Berry Salad, sprinkled with strawberries, blackberries, feta, pecans, and a delicious piece of grilled swordfish. I … Continue reading

San Fran–Day 7

San Fran–Day 7

Lunch at Urban Picnic For our last full day in San Francisco, we finally visited a restaurant that we had attempted to try on our first day in SF but were unable to because they were closed. Luckily, when we went back on a weekday, Friday, for an early lunch, they were open. Urban Picnic … Continue reading

San Fran–day 6: Fisherman’s Wharf

San Fran–day 6: Fisherman’s Wharf

Breakfast Vacation Day 6 (Thursday!) started out with the typical s’bux ritual: Iced coffee and a maple scone. Fisherman’s Wharf Then we again hopped on the F line street cars and headed to Pier 39 on the Embarcadero. One of the first things we saw were the famous sea lions who’ve been lounging around here … Continue reading

San Fran–day 4: Zoo + Chinatown

San Fran–day 4: Zoo + Chinatown

Can’t believe it’s Day 4 – time is flying. Today we sprang for the breakfast buffet in our buffet. It was well-done… Bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, greens, muffin, coffee… the yooj (x2). One surprising find was a little cup of baked Greek yogurt topped with maple – Mmm!!! We spent our fair share of time … Continue reading

San Fran–Day 2

San Fran–Day 2

Greetings from Day 2 of my vacay in San Fran. I am learning very quickly that these posts are going to have to be very photo-heavy and text-light, or else I will not be able to keep up! And so without further ado, let’s get at it. Complimentary Starbucks breakfast again: Cranberry Orange Scone + … Continue reading

San Fran – Day 1, Part II

San Fran – Day 1, Part II

Hey again! Here’s the rest of Day 1 of our vacation in San Francisco. If you missed Part I you can read about it here. Our first day in San Fran, we had dinner at Colibri Mexican Bistro – selected for positive Yelp reviews and it’s proximately to our hotel. Here’s the bar area: …Tequila … Continue reading