Monthly Archive: December 2010

Dec 28

Christmas 2010

Christmas

Brent, Granny, me, TJ, Dustin, Casey

Dec 09

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1…pretty awesome setup to the last movie. It really gets you anticipating Part 2 because this slow beginning just makes you remember how much happens in the second half of the book. It did feel a little slow but that is how the book felt as well. All …

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Dec 06

A to Z: Q is for Queso Blanco

Queso Blanco

Queso Blanco is the only Q restaurant we could find and it’s a Mexican restaurant in Westfield. It was basically standard Mexican food. We had the queso for an appetizer to dip our chips in, yum. Then we both got a combination dinner. Mine had one chalupa, one chile relleno, one enchilada (chicken). All were …

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Dec 06

A to Z: P is for Patties of Jamaica

Paddies of Jamaica

Patties of Jamaica is a small place with two booths. It is kind of like Yats in that is has cheap dishes that also can come with rice. We tried their patties which are basically a yummy pastry filled with a ground beef mixture. It was really good. An added bonus is that you can …

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Dec 06

Miami/Bahamas Cruise

Cruise Ship

Hurray for vacation! Brent and I took a much needed vacation to Miami and then on a 4 day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line to the Bahamas. We spent one day in Miami on either end of the cruise. First day: We got our rental car and made our way to the beach. It was …

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Dec 06

Stone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPA

14th Anniversary Emperial IPA

Stone’s 14th Anniversary Emperial IPA is some hoppy goodness. It was good but not the best I’ve had. It had some grapefruit fruitiness and some slight spices, kind of peppery.

Dec 05

Black Hole

Black Hole

Black Hole is made by Mikkeller. Here we have a russian imperial stout with chocolate and some coffee hints. It didn’t seem too thick but it was strong. Very delicious and a present from Brent.

Dec 05

Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

Punkin Beer

Punkin Ale by Dogfish Head was selected in our journey to finding beers that taste like pumpkin pie. I would say this one tastes like a light pumpkin beer. Slight hint of spices added to an ale style beer. It was alright but after drinking Pumking it just didn’t live up to expectations.

Dec 02

A to Z: O is for Oh Yumm Bistro

Oh Yumm Bistro is a restaurant close to home at 56th and Illinois. It is a smaller place with a somewhat intimate atmosphere, darkened lighting and such. The waitstaff was great, very friendly and willing to help with our dinner selections. We decided against an appetizer but went for the soups. I got the sweet …

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Dec 01

The Town

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The Town takes place in Boston which is home sweet home for actor Ben Affleck. In this movie he belongs to somewhat of a crime family famous for committing bank robberies. His cronies rob one bank and end up taking on of the workers hostage with them…an attractive lady, of course. Although they had masks …

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