So, important question.

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What do you think is the BEST burger you’ve ever eaten? What were the toppings? The sauces? Maybe even… the sides? (Yes I know I’m getting sidetracked from burger life there.)

Okay okay. It’s no secret that I love insane burgers with more toppings than should be legally allowed (currently obsessed with: onion straws), but I think I can say that the BEST was the burger at The Spotted Pig that Eddie and I split (only because we ordered like 4 things to try) and devoured. It was pretty simple with lots of blue cheese.

That, or, um… maybe my first Shake Shack burger. Like the VERY first one.

Don’t hate me.

Am I losing you?

Maybe it was the cheese fries. (Definitely.)

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I made you a big bowl of goodness.

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The summer is blowing by so quickly that this past weekend, I sat down and made a list of things (read: I typed in Notes on my phone) I want to do that are summery, every single day. Just so that when September gets here, I’m not all “wah wah wah we didn’t do anything summery this summer until vacation.” And I’m not talking about a true bucket list. I’m talking about everyday summer things.

Like – eat outside more often. Drink more watermelon juice. Make mojitos once a week with your overflowing mint. Walk every day, sometimes twice a day. Swim with Max once or twice a week. And most importantly, why haven’t you had a sprinkle cone yet and for god’s sakes get one today and once a week from here on out.  read more

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