Posts tagged ‘weekend’

May 13th, 2013

Campfire Hash {with peppers, sweet potato, & spicy chicken sausage}

by Chrissy

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For a weekend trip, my boyfriend, Rob, and I ventured up the California coast for a surf safari/camping trip.

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On the way up we stopped at San Onofre for a little of this action.

JalamaCamping_LYK1We made a few more pit stops along the way, at one of which my car battery decided to die. That wasn’t so fun, but what’s an adventure without a few things going wrong?

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Finally, at dusk, we reached our destination at Jalama Beach, which is … Read more...

April 12th, 2013

Mushroom & Spinach Breakfast Sandwich

by Chrissy

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There are some days that require a good, hearty meal to kick things off before the insanity ensues.

Although I’ve never gone wedding dress shopping for myself, I have done multiple rounds of bridesmaid dress shopping. I don’t know which one is more draining.

These types of outings require substantial breakfasts. Because that next meal might not be so soon…who knows how it will take to try on 78 dresses?

Although, not TOO substantial.

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We figured that out the hard … Read more...

August 30th, 2012

LYK Relaxation Station: Cool Cucumber Margarita

by Pearl


I don’t think anybody would argue with that the anticipation of the upcoming three day weekend has made this the slowest work week EVER!  Not to mention Mr. Golden Sun who has been teasing me all week through the window of my fluorescently lit cubicle.  However, it wasn’t until Wednesday night’s events that time actually began to stand still.

Deep in my laboratory (aka my kitchen) the fate of my weekend was sealed when I crafted the perfect Labor Day Read more...

August 29th, 2012

Labor Day BBQ: Homemade BBQ Sauce and Bacon BBQ Baked Beans

by Chrissy

I bring to you part deux of the Labor Day Weekend BBQ series.

Now what you are about to see is a total BBQ home-run. Seriously, don’t forget to add these next few items to that list that you started yesterday.

 

Feast your eyes upon this.

As much as everyone loves Bush’s can of baked beans and the most lovable talkin’ golden retriever that you’ve ever seen to go alongside the must-have side dish, I say no. Partially … Read more...

June 25th, 2012

Glorious Summer Solstice Weekend Roundup!

by Chrissy

If you live in So Cal or maybe just happen to frequently check how great the weather is here versus the rest of the country, you will know that it was the greatest type of weekend weather in which to celebrate the Summer Solstice.

It was absolutely perfect. Mid 70’s, ocean breeze, without a cloud in the sky.

To start it off, on Friday, I had the greatest honor to celebrate the marriage of one of my oldest and closest … Read more...