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WEDNESDAY OCT. 28TH, 2015

Short Weekend in Palo Alto 

Back from a short weekend in Palo Alto, California. My husband and I flew down for the Washington Huskies vs Stanford Cardinal football game. I wanted to write a short blog post about my weekend there. Both of us have never been to Palo Alto, but have been to the Bay area several times. I have a few places you should go visit if you are in the area. 


1. University Ave. If you want to be around people and have lots of dinner options you need to walk down University Ave. There were so many packed restaurants, lounges, and college sports bars. 
After surveying the area we decided to eat at LURE + TILL, a restaurant at the Epiphany Hotel. The menu might be short, but the food will not disappoint. I would recommend the Roasted Sonoma Duck Breast or Angus New York Strip! 
After dinner we wanted to get a good feel for the Stanford bar vibe so we headed to The Old Pro off Ramona St. Just to clarify, I am 6 month pregnant and was not drinking, but I was still able to appreciate a good college bar. However, I did get a few looks. :)


Go get yourself a treat at CREAM on University Ave.

2. Winchester Mystery House. Not sure if you like going to historical sites or not, but I think everyone at some point should visit the Winchester Mystery Mansion. The house was built by this little old lady (Sarah Winchester, widow of William Winchester), who believed the house was haunted by all the people the Winchester guns killed. Once she bought the house she never stopped construction, the mansion has 160 rooms, 2,000 doors, 10,000 windows, 47 stairways, 47 fireplaces, 13 bathrooms, and 6 kitchens. That makes for one crazy house! There are doors that open to walls, stairs that lead to the ceiling, windows in the floors, they think she did all these crazy remodels to confuse the ghosts. Definitely a fun tour to go on if you have the free time! 


3. Stanford University. This is the obvious reason most people come to Palo Alto. You have to just walk around the campus. There is a beautiful old church and gorgeous architect everywhere you look.






 Two more... because my husband and I like to take vacation selfies!


Until next time,
Sasha


FRIDAY OCT. 3RD, 2014

Exploring Dallas/Fort Worth

We had to make a trip into Fort Worth to see the famous Stock Yards. 
 They herd the longhorns down the street twice a day. 
 Waiting on the curb to see them! 
 There they are! Great selfie opportunity right?! 


Right down the street there is a human maze! 
They start recording your time once you enter.
 This was so much fun!!!
 You have to search for letters in the maze and hole punch them on the sheet. 

We got American flag key chains when we finished the maze. 
With it being 95 degrees out I needed a cold drink! $3 margaritas across the street at Habaneros Grill & Cantina on their happy hour menu. 
  If you want to visit an old western town this is the place to go!
Top: Milk & Honey Boutique 
Shorts: NTYLS
Sandals: Tory Burch
Bag: Halogen
Sunglasses: Valentino
Sundance Square in Downtown Fort Worth
  We found this place called Reata. It had a roof top bar, I highly recommend this place. The staff was very helpful and friendly.
The view can't get much better for dinner. 
Back in Dallas... 
The George W. Bush was a history museum that I enjoyed. They had a room dedicated to 9-11 and a replica of the oval office.  
George W. Bush was a Texan Cowboy. 
The museum has a temporary exhibit of Oscar de la Renta Five Decades of Style. 
  
 Stunning pieces! 

 Back at the Hyatt. Gorgeous weather! 
 I had to post about this place, Katy Trail Ice House, a really fun atmosphere right in Dallas. We went to watch the Thursday night football game. There is a huge outdoor seating area with big TVs. MUST GO if you are in Dallas!  



MONDAY SEPT. 29TH, 2014

First 24 hours in Dallas, Texas

 Arrived Sunday...
Got our rental, ready to explore!
First stop AT&T stadium.
 Brand new beautiful stadium. Holds 100,000!
Sunday Night Football, I guess I will root for the Cowboys since I'm in Dallas.

Monday morning...
 Had to go to Bread Winners Café since we have heard so much about it! I got the Farmhouse Tacos. They were AMAZING! We may have to come back here for another meal.
Address: 3301 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204


 The outfit of the DAY...

 Top: Brandy Melville
Jeans: Joes
Shoes: Report Signature
 Had to stop at Milk & Honey! I have been following them on instagram for awhile now.

The boutique is so cute!
Address: 1906 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Next stop... Northpark Center
Valentino
 Should I???
I had to...


More to come! 

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