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Truluck’s Happy Hour

Random aside to start this post off with, I first remember hearing the term "Happy Hour" as a kid watching the movie Casper starring Christina Ricci.  The "bad" ghosts chanted Happy Hour! Happy Hour! Happy Hour! before dragging the father off to his demise. So whenever I write a post about Happpppy Hourrrr! I say it in my head like the ghosts did . Hahahaha.  Anywho, last week I caught up with one of my Mizzou friends who was in town for some wedding planning. We met up on Friday for Happy Hour at Trulucks!  Trulucks is in the galleria area near some [...]

By |September 9th, 2015|Categories: Houston Eats|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Truluck’s Happy Hour

Indulging on the Carnival Glory Part TWO

Beautiful view of the middle of no where. It's been about a week since my vacation ended and I am finally writing my last post about my Carnival Cruise.  Then it's back to posting about Houston fare! So this final post will focus on all of the food we had in the main dining room.  For traditional cruising, you eat your dinner in the main dining room. It is generally a three course meal with several menu options.  Best of all you can order as many of the options as you would like.  The dining room is the best [...]

By |September 8th, 2015|Categories: Traveling Foodie|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Indulging on the Carnival Glory Part TWO

Indulging on the Carnival Glory

The girls and our personalized beach bags! that my aunt purchased from the Knot. They were great for carrying your stuff around the boat. My previous posts focused on what we did OFF the ship during our vacation.  My next few posts will focus on the food and fun on the cruise ship! For those who have not cruised before, cruise companies employ a bevy of things to keep you entertained on the ship.  Most of these things are a means to squeeze more of your money away from you like the liquor and shore excursions.  For the most [...]

By |September 6th, 2015|Categories: Traveling Foodie|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Indulging on the Carnival Glory

Foodie Travels: Cozumel, Mexico

When we received our revised cruise itinerary (Hurricane Danny sidelined us), I immediately said BLAH to Cozumel, Mexico! Despite growing up in Texas, I have never crossed the border over to Mexico.  I have seen the border, been close enough to throw a rock over to it, but never ventured over until now.  For Cozumel, I signed up for a "beach day" excursion that included a thirty minute catamaran ride to a private island where there would be food and an open bar. This post is few words, and a lot of pictures :) My Cozumel excursion was [...]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Traveling Foodie|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Foodie Travels: Cozumel, Mexico

Foodie Travels: Belize

The third stop on our cruise was Belize City, Belize!!!  For this port, majority of the crew signed up to go tubing through Belizean caves. I went tubing last summer in Texas and really enjoyed it so I was up for tubing in Belize.    Although I was on vacation, I had to be up at seven so many days to make 8am excursions!  By 8am we were on a 20 minute tender ride to the shore.  I guess the Belizean shore is shallow so the boat anchored pretty far out.  Once on shore, we met with our tour guides [...]

Foodie Travels: Grand Cayman

This is part two of what feels like will be fifty posts about my Carnival Cruise from last week. I am posting out of order, but the first stop our cruise made was to Grand Cayman!  All I knew about this island was that it was the place to go to hide your money oh and they have pretty beaches!  I traveled in a group of seventeen, but we often split up into smaller groups once at port.  For Grand Cayman, myself and three of my cousins went on a Land and Sea Tour of the island.  We were sold [...]

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