Bon Tardi! Back in the Caribbean.

I am back in the warm embrace of my little island. No complaints as of yet. The heat is bearable and no mosquito bites! : )  Paul picked me up from the airport yesterday around 8PM and then we had dinner at an upscale Japanese restaurant. Unpacked as soon as I got home and took a much needed shower. I was as filthy as can be. I miss home but I’m glad to be with my fiance. I missed him. He missed me more it seems. : P  I’ll be going back to work on Monday so I’m glad I have the weekend to re-group. I managed to sleep for over 10 hours today! : )

But before I left, my mom and I had a whole day to ourselves last Thursday. Since I wasn’t working on Thursday due to it being a national island holiday, I asked my mom if she can ditch work and play with me instead. Hehe. >: )  We went to Seafood Town for a early lunch – their lunch specials are amazing! Everything is under $9.00 and so many things are on the house!

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Complimentary hot & sour soup. Pretty tasty.
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Complimentary large serving of white rice.
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Complimentary pot of jasmine tea. My favorite tea. Black tea is a close second. For the life of me, I do not know why I dislike green tea.
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This is some spicy ass sauce. I dab on only a teaspoon of this stuff; otherwise, you won’t be able to taste your food.
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A very healthy and light meal of shrimp chop suey and the vegetable medley. So good!

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Complimentary dessert: A warm custardy soup/tea with tapioca balls. I love this! My mom does not. : P

Afterwards, we went to the South Coast Botanic Gardens for a light stroll. We were initially checking it out to see if I would be able to take my engagement photos here. However, I was able to tell that it wasn’t what I was looking for. It’s lovely but it was much too small for what I was imagining. My mom and I still had a good time. I think my mom’s love for flowers rubbed off on me. I love hanging out with her. I wish I went on more dates with her while I was at home. : (

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Isn’t this miniature house darling? Fell in love with it!

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Can you spot the kitty? Adorable!
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My mama ♥
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I love places like this. The Arboretum in Arcadia is my favorite. My parents took me there almost every year as a child. I think we’re going to take our engagement photos there.
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Freaky flower.
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Weird plant.

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Reminds me of Alice in Wonderland. : )

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Afterwards, we went to Costco and got ourselves some yummy churros and a berry smoothie. My mom likes the smoothie but I find it too artificially sweetened.

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Crunchy on the outside yet so soft on the inside.
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Dozen donuts for $7.25. I got 4 more for free since I bought it after 4PM. HEHE. Can’t beat a good deal! : P
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Glazed donuts are my favorite. I can finish one in 5 bites. : )
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Minnie says her butt is cold. Such a cutie.
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Mickey acting weird. He was just standing outside my door. Weirdo.
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Waiting at the Miami airport. Flight was one hour late. Started getting hungry….
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This was surprisingly good!

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Very raw sandwich. 200 calories. Still good.
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Paul and I ate at Cravings restaurant for our 2 year 2 months anniversary and welcome back dinner.
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My ginger carrot salad.

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Surf ‘n Turf roll. Paul finished this in 5 minutes.
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My vegetable stir-fry. A little too salty for my taste.
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Paul’s steak with mashed potatoes. Their mashed potatoes are soooooooooooooo good. Almost as good as the one at Prime restaurant at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.
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4 thoughts on “Bon Tardi! Back in the Caribbean.”

  1. Hi girl 🙂 Just found your blog — I love that you spent some time in California (I’m from So. Cal) …I’m going to keep reading! 🙂

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