I had a sundae and a little of french fries. I an that day. Now I am checking how much calories was that!!!!
Friday, July 30, 2010
It was a hot day last Saturday so we stopped by McDonalds for ice cream. While I was looking at the menu, I saw next to it a list of calories in most Mcdonalds meal. Wow, this is good, making people conscious of what they eat. I am not sure if they post the calory content of the food they serve in every branch.
Saturday, July 24, 2010
This is my favorite snack for kids at home. When I have the 2 nephews here for a day and they want something to eat, I open a bag of nathan's crinkle cut fries and in a few minutes they have an instant snack. I love the crispness of the fries but soft when you bite them. I always pair it with a mixture of mayo and ketchup.
Friday, July 23, 2010
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A new branch of Applebees in our town opened last monday July 19. We went to check out the place on its opening day. We are frequent customers of Applebees and our favorite is the 50% off appetizers from 10 pm up to closing everyday. Yes, no exception - all appetizers are 50%!!!!! Every dish is only around $4!
We ordered the chicken quesadilla, buffalo wings, mozerrala sticks and chilli cheese nachos. I tell you, our bill was only less than $20!!!! and we had so much to take home. The chilli cheese nachos was grande...we tried to finish it first but so filling that we did not finish the rest of our orders. For sure, we will be back soon.
Applebees 50% appetizers in the best!
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
How I wish we have Shakey's here. I miss their thin crust pizza ( I know there's thin crust pizzas here too but Shakey's is the best to me), mojos and chick n chips. Last time I had shakey's pizza was in 2007 when we were in the Philippines. When hubby was there last May, he took this picture for me. This Shakey's branch is at one of the new malls in Pampanga.
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This is the picture of the only McDonald's branch that still serves the caramel sundae (to my knowledge ha!). I am still in the lookout for more branches. This branch is located right at the center of Atlantic city surrounded by outlet stores. It is the only fastfood in that vicinity and also one of the busiest.I have not been to this store that it's not packed by customers.
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Friday, July 16, 2010
Not all branches of McDonalds serves Caramel Sundae anymore. They always have the strawberry and chocolate sundae but for some reason they stopped serving caramel sundae in some branches. Are they running out of caramel but they always have caramel frappe? So i don't think its because of the caramel.
This is my favorite sundae so every time we are in Atlantic City, I always make sure we make a stop at their McDonalds for a caramel sundae. They always have it there. I am still in the lookout for any branch up here in North Jersey. It would be too expensive and tiring to make a 3 hour drive to AC every time i crave for a caramel sundae.
Thursday, July 8, 2010
This is a late post about our strawberry picking. We went to Donaldson farm in New Jersey. It's is about an hour away from our place. We got to the farm early anticipating the traffic on Memorial day weekend.
The farm is huge and all you see are rows of strawberry plants. As you get to the farm market, you can buy a box for $1. You will use this box to place the strawberries you picked. There were also smaller containers for $.50.
Our halfway filled box. This is the one dollar box they sold to us excluding the contents. The weather was nice and breezy; it was perfect to be outside.
A closer at the strawberry plants full of ripe strawberries ready for picking. They are vine plants that crawl on the ground like bean plants. The fruits sit on a black plastic bags they placed on the ground like a blanket underneath the plants.
Now it's weighing time. You pay for everything you pick but you can eat all you want while picking the strawberries. The per pound price is $2.99. It is a dollar more when you buy from the supermarket. You may say, just buy it from the store then but the experience of picking fresh strawberries is worth more than the dollar difference.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
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i am so addicted to this tamarind candies known as sampalok in Philippines. They look like raisins or even smaller and the wrapper says they are made in bangkok. it has the natural taste of our sampalok with no artificial flavor added. On the front, you cannot read the name because it is written in thailand but this is actually the moniegold in different packaging. I have bought a maniegold at the filipino store before but it was in a tiny plastic container but this new packaging is so handy. It fits even in my smallest purse.