Author Archives: Gwen

>Another giveaway!

> is one of the best websites that I have discovered in the last year, featuring hefty discounts on the best restaurants in town! Their gift cards range in value from $10-$100 (again, amounts are different for each establishment), and … Continue reading

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>Kensington Grill

>Kensington might just be my favorite little neighborhood in San Diego. Why, you ask? Well, not only is it a cozy, funky little neighborhood reminiscent of some of the more hip areas of Brooklyn, it also contains the best theater … Continue reading

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>Cherry Pie Snack Bars

> I recently gave up desserts for Lent. Because of this, I’ve put a lot of baking on hold until after Easter (I know that you can bake other things besides desserts, but I’ve not been into bread lately. Horrors!). … Continue reading

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>I haven’t been doing too much baking this week, mainly due to my avoidance of desserts for awhile. In lieu of this, I wanted to share a quick link that I found to be rather helpful. I’m always wondering when … Continue reading

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>AIRR Supper Club

> Last Friday, I had the awesome privilege of attending the private event opening for a new Supper Club/Night Club, AIRR. Located in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, AIRR boasts an upstairs locale with two flavors mixing to create … Continue reading

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>I Give Up

>For the first time in my life, I am giving up something for Lent. I’m not particularly religious, nor do I wish to have a religious debate on my blog, but I thought that giving up something might be a … Continue reading

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>Kinda Healthy SOFT Chocolate Chip Cookies

> Here it is! I’ve been messing with CCC recipes for almost a year now, and I think that I’ve come up with a winner! Reduced fat, reduced sugar, whole wheat flour, and oatmeal! These cookies come together pretty easily, … Continue reading

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>Landing Grill

>For awhile, I’ve been searching for the best fish taco in San Diego. Not an easy feat, considering that SD is the rumored birthplace of the fish taco, but a very enjoyable endeavor!  I’ve tried several at some very … Continue reading

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>Super secret ingredient brownies!

> I love brownies. Growing up, they were my mother’s go-to dessert, and I remember helping her prepare more of those Duncan Hines boxed mixes than I could count. In college, I continued my mother’s tradition of always having a … Continue reading

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I love to substitute

As many of you may know, I love to swap healthy ingredients for less-than-healthy ingredients in my baking. Sometimes it works out, sometimes, well….it’s time to hit up the pizza place down the street! There are also times that I’m … Continue reading

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