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  • Napa Trip – Day Four – Letting My Inner 6 Year Old Out, Free Beer & Trash Talkin’

    Yes. 6 year old. Why????? Because we went to the Jelly Belly factory!!!!! The Jelly Belly factory, about 20 minutes south of Napa in Fairfield, is free. And it’s a lot of fun. The day we were there, they were making something orange-y, because the smell of orange permeated the tour. Which was fine by […]

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  • Napa Trip – Day Three – Supporting a good cause and “I paid HOW much?”

    Day three. Ugh. Is it really the “halfway point” of my vacation already? For months, I had been hearing rave reviews on Twitter about Cleavage Creek. And for good reason. Random poll, but related to this post…how many of you who are reading this have somehow been affected by cancer? It doesn’t matter if it’s […]

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  • Napa Trip – Day Two – THIS is your idea of a “60% Chance of Rain”???

    So after arriving in Napa, we ate at the restaurant next to our hotel (Red Hen Cantina…best freakin’ margaritas I’ve EVER had) and basically crashed for the rest of the night. Monday came…and as I mentioned in the Day One post, I’m a huge racing fan. So of course, I had to visit Mario Andretti’s […]