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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

With The Girls (And Boys)

Balboa Park is one of my favorite places in San Diego.
It’s a huggge park with hiking trails, restaurants, outdoor cafes, a Japanese friendship garden, and is home to the San Diego Zoo.
Basically it’s an incredible place, and it's so easy to lose yourself in its beauty.

Last Saturday, Farra, Olivia, Magan, and I met at Balboa Park to check out the Art Alive exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Art.
Honestly we were a little underwhelmed by the mostly unimpressive flower arrangements exhibit, but still had a great time together.
And the best part? We were finally able to introduce the men in our lives to each other.
It was quite the epic blogger date
balboa IMG_7603
We spent some time wandering around the museum and then decided to get something to eat.
The only problem was that I picked the restaurant, but I kinda forgot that "said restaurant" was about an hours walk from our current location. Woops.
So we walked and we walked.. and it was cold.. and it rained (a lot)..and we walked (with baby Brendan in his stroller)
And, cough, everyone wanted to kill me.
We finally arrived at "said restaurant" and found this sign.
 Bigger woops haha. My punishment was standing next to the sign so everyone could take photos of me and laugh.
Did I mention that everyone wanted to kill me? =P
Good thing their love for me was stronger than their anger.
It was also a good thing that said restaurant was a block away from one of my favorite sushi spots in San Diego, Ebisu Sushi.
A few rolls, some Japanese beer, and a couple of hours later everyone forgave me.
(Pshew, I like my friends.)
Wishing you a happy week

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Ash said...

this CRACKS me up!! i'm so glad no one killed you (or at least, that no one killed you WITHOUT informing me..)

you gals look lovely- hope you had a wonderful time.. can't imagine how you wouldn't with this group (:

Tannita said...

O Hash house! I love that place! Glad to hear ya ladies had a lovely time in Balboa. ♥

Amira said...

I have heard AMAZING things about the Hash House!!! It's on my list of places :-)

Mrs. Pedersen said...

That Sushi looks amazing!!!

Kori Donahue said...

It looks like you girls had a blast! Have a great day honey! Kori xoxo


Lauren said...

hash house is supposed to have the BEST breakfast! my boyfriend and i are headed down to coronodo soon and i REALLY want to eat there...but i will have to check if it is open first :)

MessyDirtyHair said...

omg those sushi rolls look amazing!!!

xo Kelly

Olivia.Dee said...

our first bike date will be to a sushi spot. just putting it out there... :]

Tabitha Mahoney said...

You make me want to live in SD.


Allie said...

Awee yayy for blogger dates! You all look so pretty and I'm glad you were able to have fun together even if the exhibit wasn't all that exciting. Haha how could you make everyone walk in the rain for that long!? Rain melts people of southern California. That's why no one knows how to function in it here lol. Haha but it definitely looks like all the cool people live in SD :)

Esmee said...

your glasses are so cute :)! this was a great post, thanks for sharing!

Meg {henninglove} said...

what a fun blogger date! and that sushi looks amazing yummy!

Anonymous said...

I totally just laughed out loud! That's the kind of thing that always happens to me.

Andrea D said...

How fun! I just moved to California and started blogging (simultaneously, actually) a couple months ago and I want to go on a blogger date so bad now!
That sushi looks delicious. Really, really delicious.

Left brain, right brain, pug brain.

Cara said...

I loved Balboa Park when I was in San Diego last! I'm glad you had a good time despite the lackluster exhibit and restaurant mess-up. The sushi looks great though!

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CMae said...

Balboa is a san diego Gem that's for sure! I haven't been back to visit it (since i dated my ex oh so long ago who lived in SD) Great park!!

Cara said...

You go on so many blates I'm so jealous! Love the pictures. Looks like a great time!

Jayme and Mendi said...

Hey there! I'm in VA but have BFF's in San Diego so I have been to Balboa Park and I LOVE THE HASH HOUSE! Great bloody mary's and you don't leave there hungry that's for sure. Really liked Baja Betty's too for brunch if you haven't been there. Love seeing pics of SD...it's one of my favorite places!!

Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings


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