Monthly Archives: June 2013

What’s the haps on the MAPS?

  I wrapped gifts for Father’s Day in vintage road maps from an atlas I bought at an estate sale. Dad and I have been on a lot of road trips – so I thought the theme was perfect! While i was pleased with the outcome, the process was less than perfect – I had […]

Oh yes, I MexiCAN

  Reasons my lunch at Taqueria El Rey Del Taco on Buford Highway (near Atlanta, GA) rocked today:  My lunch was $5.50 and the Tacos ROCKED (Pollo and Carnitas, thank you) They brought out two chilled salsas in squirt bottles (so tasty, but so spicy) and a jar of cut up limes for me to […]

Dining like a Baller on a Pauper’s Budget

This week I was in Palm Beach, Florida for work and snagged a free afternoon. I knew I’d make a run for lunch to one of the phenomenal restaurants down there, and was oh so pleased to learn (by checking online) that Cafe Boulud had a Prix-Fixe tasting menu at lunch for ONLY $20.03!   […]

24 (food and vintage filled) Hours in Nashville:

Here are the highlights from my late Friday/mid-day Saturday in Nashville.      3 Estate sales (yes, I did find a set of 8 vintage low profile champagne glasses I’ve been looking for.  Stay tuned for more on those! I also found a mini-cooler I needed for $2 at another, which lead to many of my […]

Is World Market the new Anthro?

Popped into Cost Plus World Market during my lunch break today and fell in love. With what? Almost everything! I snapped a few quick pics of a few key kitchen items that caught my eye. The jar set is VERY similar to one I put in my foodie holiday gift list from Anthro – but only $4.99 each (vs. […]

Big Things Poppin’: Pop up restaurants

Pop up restaurants – How do I explain them? I’ll let Wikipedia do it… Per Wikipedia: “Pop-up restaurants, also called supper clubs, are temporary restaurants.  These restaurants often operate from a private home, former factory, or similar and during festivals. Pop-up restaurants have been popular since the 2000s in Britain and Australia but they are not a […]