Breakfast for dinner is the best!

There’s something about having breakfast for dinner that feels really comforting. It’s like being transported back to my youth — like I’m getting a treat ’cause Mom decided to make bacon and eggs for dinner or Dad got home early from work and decided to cook up some pancakes or French toast. While it’s not something I’d want every single day, it is a lovely change of pace every now and then.

Fairly recently I visited the (charming) Friendly Toast in Cambridge with a couple of girlfriends and really enjoyed it. They have a delicious selection of breakfast choices, sandwiches, wraps, apps, smoothies, and lots more! I ordered my usual go-to option for places that serve breakfast; two eggs over easy with home fries and whole wheat toast (with coffee of course — even though it was nighttime — I’m such a rebel.)

I briefly looked at the delicious ‘sandwiches, burritos and more’ portion of the menu and easily could have gone with a loveable BLT or equally loveable grilled cheese. However, the thought of breakfast for dinner really warmed my heart, so I went with that.

The Friendly Toast is a quirky little spot with old school decorations on the walls and a “classic diner” vibe (with a funky twist) in its soul. They have two locations — Cambridge, MA and Portsmouth, NH. I would love to visit the Portsmouth location as well (Portsmouth is great!), so hopefully I’ll be back to try more of their breakfast options or to dive into the ‘sandwiches, burritos and more’ section!

PS: Little special surprise — they serve beer!

Winner winner chicken dinner

We’ve made it to Amsterdam. No not the Netherlands. New York. Today is the lovely Mrs. Temple’s birthday, so we’re up at her fathers house visiting for the weekend! So A – Happy birthday Mrs. T! and B – woopwoop for the weekend, should be a good one. :)

I don’t have much to say about last nights game. It wasn’t pretty. The Celtics did not look like they want to win. Where was the effort? Where was their enthusiasm?

*Sidenote* It was funny that Chris Rock got in trouble for his sideline interview during the game. So many famous people at the game – are they even fans? I’m a fan! Can I have your court side ticket? Please? Note to Adam Sandler – you’re from NH, you should have had some Celtics gear on, FYI.

I truly (madly, deeply) hope they play better (way better) on Sunday. Say a prayer, cross your fingers, pet your lucky rabbit foot. Do what you gotta do people, because we need to BEAT L A !

On a happier note, it’s time to announce the winner of a FABULOUS pair of CitySlips!!! Who will it be?

That my friends is @aeparker on Twitter who tweeted about the giveaway! Please send me your information – name, address, whether you’d like small, medium or large and whether you’d like black, gold or silver.  You can email that to and your CitySlips will magically appear. Congratulations!

Special thanks to everyone who entered! I really appreciate it. Hopefully we’ll have another GREAT giveaway coming up soon! Stay tuned…

On another CitySlips note, they have some exciting news – Cravings Boutique in Wayne, NJ is now carrying these amazing ballet flats! So women of Jersey and New York alike, get your tired, hurtin’ feet to Cravings and treat yourself to a pair of these ‘FUNK-tional’ flats will you?

Things to do –

The Jimmy Fund’s 28th annual Scooper Bowl is next week!

When: Tuesday, June 8th – Thursday, June 10th

Where: City Hall Plaza in Boston

Ticket Prices: Ages 10 and up – $8
Ages 3-9 – $4
Kids under 3 – free
Scooper Pass – $15 to enter up to three times during the event

Why: 30 delicious ice cream flavors to try all the while supporting cancer care and research for both adults and children at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Need I say more?

I’ve just learned about ‘Portsmouth Friday Nights’ and I want to go. This awesome city hosts tax-free shopping in local boutiques and galleries (which stay open late for the event) with musicians playing outside and some food to nibble on. Every Friday through Columbus Day so you have plenty of time to plan your little trip up to the great NH. Enjoy!