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Toronto Part I – EATS

 

Eva's Original Chimneys

Dan and I were looking for a quick trip over Labor Day weekend with our only criteria being a short and direct flight to the destination. We landed on Toronto (only a 1 hour 20 minute flight there and a one hour flight back!). I had only been twice before  and Dan had never been so this seemed like the best choice. We covered a ton of ground during our four night stay there. However, I’ve listed my fave highlights from our trip below, starting with food. So read on! (pictured above: Eva’s Original Chimneys – Eva’s Apple Crumble).
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Amelia Island

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Almost two weeks ago, Dan and I headed to Amelia Island for a 3 night stay. For having never heard of Amelia Island before and not knowing what to expect, we ended up having a blast! First off, we were there to witness the marriage of our two great friends. Between splitting our time at the pool/beach (perfect weather each day with temps around the high to mid 80’s), we managed to head into Fernandina Beach for some good eats and a bit of shopping. Read on to see how we spent our time.
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Brooklyn and the Big Apple

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I had been long overdue for a trip to New York. So I took advantage of the long weekend in March to head down there and visit two of my childhood friends. I’ve know my friend Stephanie (the Brooklynite) since the first grade. She was one of the few Asian kids in our elementary school so naturally we had to become friends. Then there’s my friend Meaghan (the Manhattan-nite). We’ve known each other since the third grade when she moved to our little ole town of Chelmsford by way of CT.  Armed with my list of things to do/places to eat/places to shop, I hopped on the NY-bound train. 
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Back to Cali

Laguna Beach

We are well on our way into 2017 and I am finally getting around to wrapping up my Pacific Northwest trip from the end of last year. Portland, Seattle, Vancouver and now Orange County/Los Angeles! For the past three years, I’ve joined my husband on his annual trip out to Cali. This is a trip he’s been taking for the past 10 years to visit his aunt, uncle, cousins and a high school buddy. Although I’ve been a few times already, this time, we explored a few new places. What has remained a constant on these visits is Laguna Beach. We are truly lucky to be guests at his aunt and uncle’s place, where this beach is not too far of a walk. This was the most relaxing part of our trip – the perfect ending.
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