Cottle Farms

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Happy Monday Friends! I just received an email from Old Navy and everything is an additional 35% off! Everything I’m wearing in these photos is from Old navy and you can shop it here:

As always you can receive 15% off your Daniel Wellington Watch with the code BRITTFOGLE. I’ve linked it here. And for a limited time you get an extra strap with your watch purchase!!
You also may receive 30% off this adorable wrap braclet with the code BRITTMF
OGLE! I’ve linked that code here.

This weekend was the best and I’m so sad its over! We visited Hopkins, SC on Saturday morning to go strawberry picking!

We went with two of my sisters, my brother-in-law and two of my nieces. If you want to be instantly entertained, bring a toddler to a strawberry field. This girl was in heaven!! They both had so much fun!

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I had previously never been and it was so much fun!

They have 3 sizes of containers. You have the option to grab a pre-picked package or go pick them yourself.  We got a bucket for $12 and walked through the fields for a couple of hours. The weather was beautiful! I think we will go back before the season is over.

I’m planning on making homemade strawberry Ice-cream. We got an ice-cream maker as a wedding gift (thank you martin!) and I used it all summer long last summer. I’ll link it here in case you’re interested. Its automatic so you don’t have to churn it yourself and we love it.

The recipe I have is what I found in the book that came with the ice-cream machine. If you guys have a really great strawberry recipe, let me know! I wanna try something fun!

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April Showers Bring Cute Rain Jackets

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Happy Tuesday!

I’ve been really trying to get back into the swing of things since having a weekend away in Sunny Florida. The weather was beautiful and we drove home to a high of 65 and rain here in South Carolina.

Fortunately, I recently got this adorable monogrammed Rain Jacket which certainly helps to brighten up any dreary rainy day and I wanted to tell you a little more about it and how you may have a chance to win your very own!

KATHY’S KREATIONS

Kathy’s Kreations is the cutest little boutique in Irmo, South Carolina. They have an arrangement of items from cups, frames, baby items to, wall plaques and even monogrammed clothing. For every week in the month of April they will be giving away a free rain jacket to one lucky customer!

HOW TO ENTER

The rules are very simple. You just have to stop by the store and ask at the counter for a form to enter to win. You get one entry for simply stopping by and have the chance for an additional entry if you make a purchase!

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE JACKET

They have two styles. The New Englander and the Logan. They come in sizes XS-3XL.

The “Logan” comes in: Black, Aqua, coral, true navy, mint, hot pink, periwinkle, violet and bright coral.

The “New Englander” comes in: Buttercup, red, pink, wave, black, aqua, coral, true navy, mint, hot pink, periwinkle, violet, and bright coral.

I went with the New Englander in a size small and I opted for aqua with a gray font for my monogram. I LOVE it! It’s a bit loose which makes it perfect for layering.

ANOTHER WAY TO SAVE

I’m the type of person that googles for a coupon before I hit confirm on any online orders so when I found out that Kathy’s Kreations had coupons in the Mint Magazine flyer I had to share.

They have 3 coupons (not valid with any other offers or prior purchases):

  • $5 off one monogram
  • 10% off any purchase of $100 or more (personalization not included)
  • 25% off any pair of jack rogers

These offers expire on 4/30/18.

Make sure you stop in for your chance! You can stop in each day for multiple entrys also!! The Drawings are announced via their facebook page which you may follow here.

 

Spring Sale Must Haves

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I recently shared with you all a Free People Top for $39.99 and you all went a little crazy over it. It is still currently on sale at Macy’s and Nordstrom will allow you to price match! This sale is going on until 4/8 so Grab your before its gone! I’ve ordered both Black and white and I plan to live in them all summer long.

I wanted to share with you several other sale items I love and are currently in my shopping cart. All of these are at Macy’s and surprise! They’re mostly Free People..

Don’t forget to add the code SAVE to your cart to receive 20% off these already low prices. Theres also free shipping on orders over $99

I also wanted to share these items through Nordstrom since I know some of you may rather order from there since they have free shipping and returns.

SHOP THEM HERE:

 

 

If you have any questions about how to price match on Nordstrom feel free to reach out! I’d love to help!!

xo,

Britt

Monday Thoughts

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Happy Monday everyone! I have a short week this week since my brother is getting married this weekend but it still didn’t make waking up this morning any easier. The weekends are too short!!

Recently I’ve had something weighing pretty heavily on my heart. I have been feeling really unsure about what direction my blog taking and where I eventually want to end up. It’s so easy to get caught up in comparing yourself to other bloggers and other people in general that sometimes you have to take a step back and reevaluate the situation. I’ve found myself second guessing my style or what I want to share with you all and I really want my blog to come from an authentic place. I get inspiration from so many other women and its so easy to get swept up into comparing yourself to others.

For the past two weeks or so I’ve felt very self-conscious about the way I look and how I feel. I’ve gained a few lbs (which immediately shows when you’re 5’2″) and I haven’t felt really good about the content I’m posting. Overall, I’ve been feeling pretty lousy.

I’ve always been a sale shopper and even my more expensive items have always been gifts or things that I’ve saved up for. I guess that has something to do with growing up with 8 siblings. I’m money conscious! I constantly worry that what I’m doing isn’t enough. That I cant keep up and I cant afford to constantly buy new outfits and spend a couple hundred dollars on Tori Burch sandals (although SWOON- I want). The blogging market is oversaturated and what am I even doing to stand out? Why would anyone want to keep up with my posts? Sometimes I feel like I’m in over my head.

Today two things happened. I saw this photo –

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And I received this text from a really good friend.

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And I was reminded that I need to stop comparing myself to other blogs and focus on what I’m good at and my affordable style is what makes me different! I’ve been stressing about numbers and how many new followers and I’m getting and losing and its all been a little overwhelming. Sometimes all it takes is just a small reminder to keep moving forward and to not sweat the small stuff!! I hope you all appreciate that I’m able to find affordable pieces for everyday wear, dupes for expensive pieces and even splurge on the pieces that are totally worth the price.

SO – Thank you to all of my loyal followers (and especially my friend Stephanie for always knowing the right thing to say). You all mean so much to me and I’m so thankful for all of you! This blog has been such a fun creative outlet for me and although I sometimes let my own doubts get the best of me, it’s still been a very rewarding process.

I hope you all have a fabulous week!!

xo,

Britt

Target Shoe Sale

Happy Thursday!! If you saw my insta-story, I spent my lunch break today trying on shoes and I found so many that I wanted to grab for summer!

I just wanted to quickly share with you guys all of the shoes I have or want. I love target shoes because they’re reasonably priced and are great dupes for a lot of designer options.

I’m going to grab two pairs for myself!

I hope you guys have a great weekend!!

xo, Britt
 

Updated Makeup Routine

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HI guys and Happy Thursday!

I’ve recently been getting a lot of questions about my makeup routine and while I’m no makeup artist, these are all products I love and use almost daily. I do switch up my routine from time to time so this is what I’m doing currently.

Step 1 – I prep my skin. I use Tula moisturizer. I use this at night after I wash my face as well as in the morning after I shower. Its super hydrating and It feels really good on my skin. I usually put this on and will fix my hair after to give it some time to sink in my skin before I apply makeup. I also apply Dr Brandt No more baggage eye cream which helps with puffiness and makes you look instantly refreshed!

Step 2 – Tarte Shape Tape Concealer on any Blemish I have. I have a very light shade for highlighting under my eyes so I will use this on my blemishes prior to foundation so that the foundation will appear smooth and also, It helps so I don’t have to purchase two separate concealers.

Step 3 – I currently use Este Lauder Double wear foundation. Its full coverage and it stays all day. I was using Maybelline stay matte foundation (which I still use occasionally) but my skin was getting really oily in my T zone mid day and It wasn’t lasting as long as I’d like. Double wear stays all day/night long and doesn’t budge. I know everyone loves beauty blenders, but I use a brush for my foundation. I think it helps me spread it a little more easily.

Step 4 – I apply Tarte shape tape concealer under my eyes and anywhere else I want to highlight. This is where I use a beauty Blender. I blend out my concealer and usually dab the rest of my face to make sure everything looks smooth.

Step 5 – I apply translucent powder to set my face. I used Rimmel London Stay matte powder. Its $3 at target and I love it. I use a fluffy real techniques brush all over my face.

Step 6 – Time to contour/bronze! I use my Anastasia powder contour palette I will blend two of the lighter bronzer colors together on a brush and lightly contour/bronze my face. For every day I just use a bit of color. If I’m going somewhere special, I’ll add some of the darkest color into the hollow of my cheeks to create more dimension.

Step 7 – Blush- I love blush sometimes I just use blush and mascara if I’m running to the grocery store and I don’t have time to do much else. I have several I interchange but lately I’ve been reaching for my favorite Milani blush

Step 8 – Eyebrows! I use milani dip brow. Its a dupe for Anastasia dip brow. Its super easy to use. Then I use Maybelline clear mascara as a gel to hold them in place. HOWEVER, I recently purchased the maybelline eyebrow

Step 9 – Morphe Jaclyn Hill Pallete is what I use daily. I rarely stray. Its my favorite.

Step 10 – Eyeliner and Mascara! I only wear eyeliner occasionally lately. I have Stilla Black eyeliner which I love – so easy to use. I also use the elf liquid eyeliner that’s $2 but I use stilla more. My holy grail mascara is loreal voluminous carbon black. I often try others because I get a lot in my Ipsy bag and Its still my number 1. It cosmetics is a close second with their Superhero mascara.

Step 11 – Last step- Highlighter and lipstick. I use Becca Champagne Pop. My every day Lipstick depends on the day but my 3 favorites are Maybelline stay matte Lipstick, Millani Lipstick, or Nyx satin Lip butter.

and VOILA! That’s it.

Products Used – (I’ve linked everything below for easy shopping)

Tula Moisturizor 
Dr Brandt No more Baggage cream
Tarte Shape Tape Concealer
Este Lauder Foundation
Rimmel London Stay Matte Translucent Powder
Anastasia Contour palette – Light Shade
Milani Blush
Milani Stay Put Brown Color
Maybelline Clear Mascara
Morphe Jaclyn Hill Palette
Stilla EyeLiner
Elf Eyeliner
Loreal Voluminous Mascara
Becca Champange Pop
Nyx Lip Butter
Milani Lipstick
Real Techniques Brushes
Real Techniques beauty Blender

I’m always looking to try out new products. What’s your Holy grail if I haven’t listed?

I hope you guys have a great weekend!!

xo, Brit

Bathroom Refresh!

 

One of the things I’ve wanted for my blog was for it to be a creative outlet. I love lots of things in my life and although fashion is one of them, that’s not where it ends for me. I wanted to make a conscious effort to write about food, fashion, workouts, fun experiences and home décor.

Today I wanted to share a little more about our home décor and particularly our half bath.

Andy and I purchased our home in December of 2016 and I was SO excited to have my own space with my own walls to paint any color without asking a landlord for permission. This thought is actually kind of hilarious to me now because I would rather do anything else than paint now that we’ve painted 70% of our home.

Fortunately for us, our home had a lot of character already (which is one of the reasons we fell in love with it in the first place) and the only real changes we had plans for were style wise… For now.

Our Bathroom was one of our first “finished” projects. (Although is anything really ever finished in home décor?) And it wasn’t all that much work but I feel like it made a huge difference.

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Left- Sherwin Williams “North Star” (we did this one)
Right- Sherwin Williams “Lullaby”

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LETS START WITH COLOR. Paint colors can be kind of overwhelming. I knew I was going to be using light gray tones in our living room/dining room and hallway and I wanted the bathroom to be slightly different. We ended up getting two small samples of Lullaby and North Star from Sherwin Williams which actually turned out to be very similar. And after staring at them for hours we decided to go with North Star. And just as we did in every single other room in our house, we had to paint the trim. Our trim was either the same color as the wall or a cream color. It’s been a major pain. (We’re almost done with trim Andy- ALMOST!!!!)

I wanted to add some visual interest with shelves above the toilet and I had originally planned on using free floating shelves from Lowes, but they didn’t have the correct length. In our search, we found that hobby lobby has lots of great unfinished options that allow for you to really create the look you want. I had originally planned on staining these a gray brown color but ultimately went with white – mostly because it was easier to spray paint them and I was eager for it to be finished – but I do think that white looks better.

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The mirror that was in the bathroom was an oval and I wasn’t a fan of it. I took measurements of the size I needed (around about size) and began looking in TJ maxx, Home Goods, and Kirkland’s for anything I might need to finish the project. I love stores like these for knick-knack items because they are generally less expensive and I’m on a budget. Also – I like to switch things up every once in a while.

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I forgot to take a picture of the mirror while it was hung so here is Ellie modeling in it.

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Just like in clothing, there are items that are “investment pieces” for home décor and then pieces that are just trends that may phase out. I reuse a lot of items and I try to repurpose things whenever possible. On our shelves, I either had it already or I purchased it on clearance or at TJ maxx.

  • I had the painted F from our gallery wall at our old house (painted a wooden letter from Michaels – the letter is $3 and I had paint)
  • The small white F my mom gave me, it came in a grab bag from Michaels that she purchased for like $2 with tons of other things
  • The Mason jar was in the back of a closet when we purchased our house. The old homeowners left it along with several vases and other jars.
  • The blue vase is something my grandma gave me the last time I was visiting. My mom made it in the 3rd grade and my grandma said she thought I should have it. I’m super sentimental and I find meaning in all kinds of random stuff but this is pretty darn COOL. I love this vase!

I Purchased:

    • It’s a good day to have a good day sign – 5.99 from TJ maxx
    • Faux plant – more expensive but I loved the texture of the base – $9.99 from TJ Maxx
    • Buddha – Andy was with me when we were buying things and we thought it would be funny to have this little guy. No regrets plus he’s a cool guy and brings all kinds of positive energy up in here. $6.99 from TJ Maxx
    • Frame – I found this on clearance from Kirklands for $4.
    • Mirror – it was the perfect size and the color scheme I wanted. $29.99 from TJ maxx
    • Shelves – unfinished from Hobby lobby 16.99 each but we each used a 40% off coupon. Then purchased white spray paint. (we have a sander already or you’d need sand paper) Sanding, painting.. Voila! – about $24ish total for both shelves and paint
    • Basket – 6.99 at TJ Maxx
    • Towel rack – Hobby Lobby Find – maybe $5 most?
    • Our first dance song artwork – last but not least this was my “investment piece” of our bathroom. I plan to never ever not use this art in our home. I found an artist on Etsy which I’ll link here. She was amazing to work with and this particular piece of art cost $66. I purchased a frame Michaels during one of their major sales, it was $11.A little more about this art from Etsy. Our first dance song was “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran. His album came out just before our wedding and the first time I heard it I cried. It felt like it was written for us. We have so many songs – we’ve been together for almost 10 years now LOL but OUR song has always been “if the moon fell down tonight” by Chase coy. I didn’t feel like it was a good first song. ANYWAY – so we danced to “perfect” and every time I hear it I think about our wedding day and It makes me so happy. So I contacted Mimi and Belle and she was very prompt in her responses. I decided that instead of doing the whole song, we’d do a portion and a few weeks later I received the prettiest package in the mail! Even the packaging was beautiful. I was so impressed. She has several options on her shop as well as custom pieces! I would definitely recommend her!

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And TA-DA!!! We’re done for now! It was a pretty easy fix and it made a huge change. My goal in our house was to make everything feel “cozy” and homey. Since moving out of my parents’ home I’ve never had a space that felt like “home” only places we lived for the time being.

Today I can proudly say that we not only own a house, but we have a place we ours and we’re both really proud of it.

We’re almost finished with our living room/dining room. If you all like posts like these please let me know! Xoxo, Britt

Rocks Box Subscription Review

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Hi Guys! I recently posted a photo featuring Rocks box and since I had never heard of it until recently, I wanted to explain a little more about what it’s all about.

When Rocks Box reached out to me, I’ll admit that I was a little bit skeptical. I have several sentimental pieces of jewelry and I don’t often accessorize as much as I’d like to. I decided to give it a shot and I was not disappointed. I love subscriptions. I have several. This one, is a little different!

Basically, Rocks Box is a monthly jewelry subscription where you pay $21 a month in exchange for 3 pieces of designer jewelry. Designers like Kendra Scott, Kate Spade, House of Harlow (to name a few) are all included in a “try before you buy” deal. You may keep the jewelry as long as you’d like and purchase whatever you want to keep.  You may receive two boxes in a month if you’d like just depending on when you send your jewelry back.

If you were to sign up it would go a little something like this.

Step 1. You log in and create your account using my code BRITTMFOGLEXOXO with this code you get your first box free. Click here for the direct link!

Step 2. You browse an enormous selection of jewelry and add various items to your wish list.

Step 3. A stylist is assigned to you. They review your wish list and survey about your jewelry tastes and they make a selection of 3 suitable pieces.

Step 4. You receive your items right on your door step in a beautiful box. The package you receive is resealable and the return label is provided in your box.

Step 5. TRY your pieces! You can style your jewelry and wear whatever you love. Decide that you love all 3 pieces? You get a discount for purchasing all 3! If you only one to keep one that’s okay too! Your $21 monthly credit is applied towards your purchase that month!

Step 6. Send back anything you decide you don’t want to keep in the box/packaging it came in with the label provided.

This month I received 2 pairs of earrings and one necklace. I was able to wear all three pieces and incorporate them into my closet. I love the idea that I can change-up my look without necessarily investing in every single piece. This will be especially great in the coming months as “wedding season” arrives. I can wear different statement pieces to each event!

Each month you may log in and add items to your wish list as they are constantly adding new designer pieces.

I’ve teamed up with Rocks Box to offer my subscribers their first month FREE. If you aren’t happy or if you decide the subscription isn’t for you, you may easily cancel with no charge to you at all. Rocks box has an awesome customer service department that will be glad to help you with any issues or concerns.

My Link for the free first month is here!!! but you may also use the code BRITTMFOGLEXOXO
I’ve really enjoyed this subscription so far, it has allowed me to accessorize with brands I normally would buy and Invest in pieces that I know will become stapes in my closet.

If you have any questions at all please feel free to comment below or message me and I’ll do my best to answer them! And if you decide to subscribe, I’d love to know what you think! 🙂

This post is sponsored by Rocks box. All opinions are my own.

 

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An Honest Review of Hello Fresh – from two Newly-weds!

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Hi Guys and Happy Monday! Andy and I recently tried hello fresh and we wanted to share our experience.

We have lived together for several years now and I do the majority of the cooking. I normally don’t mind it too much and I actually have found that I’m pretty good at throwing things together and coming up with a yummy result. Andy does help and will cut/dice anything I need (He won’t let me use a knife, he says it scares him LOL) but for the most part I do the grocery shopping and I’m in charge of deciding dinner. I’m also a little more particular than he is and I like to decide what I’m going to eat where as he’s okay with whatever’s on the table.

Recently I’ve been so bored of cooking the same few recipes. I’ve gotten so sick of chicken. I’m bored with Salads. I’ve been reaching for whatever is easiest.

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A Friend of mine posted that she had a voucher for a free week of meals for Hello Fresh and it seemed like a great time to give it a shot. I figured if we didn’t like it we could just cancel and there would be no harm, no foul. We loved it so much we decided to continue and I wanted to write an honest review for you all to decide if it might be right for your family also!

If you’re already excited, you may click here to use my referral and receive $40 off your first box making it just $19.95 for 3 meals for 2 people.

We selected the original plan for 2 people and we elected to receive 3 meals. You may also choose 4 but we did 3. This felt like it would work better for us since Andy sometimes works late and I like to do “anything days” which Is something that my mom used to do as we were growing up haha. Basically you’re on your own to find anything you want to eat in the house for dinner. Sometimes its Cereal, sometimes it’s a salad, sometimes it’s a handful of cheese its and a glass of wine – balance people.

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Once you choose your meal plan, you may select your meals. I personally feel like there is a great selection and it does change each week. Unless you are super extremely picky, you will have options. Andy is not the biggest fan of fish, and that only took out 2 of the 10 options. Then you pick what day you’d like to receive them, we chose Monday but if Tuesday or Wednesday works better for you, you can do that too.

We selected our meals on Thursday and they arrived on our door step on Monday.

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In the box, there were 3 paper bags on top of a large freezer pack with your meat below. Each paper bag includes all of the ingredients needed for each meal. You also receive recipes and nutrition information. The only items not included were olive oil, salt and pepper.

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I promised an honest review so let’s get to the gist of it.

I’ll admit that I was slightly nervous. When the second meal we cooked called for an entire onion, I was really worried we were going to end up having to order a pizza instead. Also, I was worried the portions would be really small and Andy would still be hungry. But none of that was the case. We did leave the cilantro out of one of our meals (pork al mojo) but it was only a garnish in the rice so it didn’t affect the recipe much.

Each of our 3 meals were AMAZING and they involved so many ingredients we would never have purchased on our own. Not only that, but cooking this past week has felt less like a chore and more like a fun date night. On Wednesday when I knew Andy was working late, I started without him and he was genuinely disappointed.

I will say that they did take a bit longer than the recipe suggested but since we were talking and trying to figure out what the heck we were doing, it didn’t really matter. None of the recipes took over an hour.

Sometimes our weeks are so busy that we come home, go to the gym, cook, and have maybe an hour to ourselves before we need to get ready for bed so we can start it all over the next day. Cooking our Hello Fresh meals together made our night a little more enjoyable and it felt like we had more time together too even though we usually do cook together most days!

Today, Andy told me that the reason he loves these meals so much is that it levels the playing field for us. He’s not super comfortable in the kitchen (like I am) and normally we cook meals for recipes that I’ve found or that I’ve cooked before. All of these recipes are things that neither of us are familiar with and we’re trying for the first time.

For $60 you get 3 restaurant quality meals on your door step all made with organic and fresh ingredients. That’s $20 each night! Totally worth it. Each portion was filling and delicious and we couldn’t wait to pick out this week’s meals!

If all of this sounds amazing and you want to try it out for yourself, I’ve linked my referral again HERE.

I also have shared most of the process on my Instagram so you may follow me with this link and watch last week’s meals on my story. Here are some more photos of meals we’ve cooked so far. 

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If I failed to answer anything please feel free to comment below! Also, if you decide to give it a shot I’d love to hear what you think!! I hope you all have a Fantastic week!!!

 XO, Britt

#Flatshiddenmenu

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Hi Guys and happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend, with the super bowl yesterday I ate so much food and I thought what better way to start Monday off than to reflect on our recent experience at Tijuana Flats!

Andy and I attend a blogging event at Tijuana Flats last week and since it was my very first event, I was extremely nervous. I’m actually a little uncomfortable in new situations and I get shy meeting new people. That’s actually one of the reasons that I was drawn to blogging in the first place, I feel like I’m much better with my words on paper and I feel like blogging has already taken me so far out of my comfort zone! And I know that’s helping me to grow as a person.

ANYWAY- Back to the food. Andy and I attended the event to try the hidden menu and how to get it. I’m always trying new foods/things. If I see something new on the grocery store shelf I buy it so I was SO excited to try out this menu. And let’s be honest – I never say no to Mexican food.

These items are more easily available to Tijuana’s “Flatheads” which are what they call their email subscribers. You can click here to subscribe. They also give you a birthday gift and will let you know of any special events and coupons!!! Who doesn’t want a free appetizer? 

The restaurant is a casual setting with a great atmosphere. The murals on the walls are insanely good!! and the ceiling tiles are available for you to take home and paint for them if you like. They also have a pretty neat selection of sauces. We tried several! Here are two of my favorites:

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The first Item we were served was the beefy queso. It’s AMAZING. Seriously! This is their classic queso combined with beef. Its the perfect start to any Mexican dish. and middle. and end actually.

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Next came the entrees:

Double Stack Cheesy Tacos – Soft tortilla drizzled in queso, wrapped around a hard shell, choice of protein and toppings
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Atom Bombs – Lightly fried tortillas stuffed with cream cheese & fresh jalapeños. Served with a side of sour cream & Smack Sweet sauce
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Mexican Pizza – Fried tortilla, red sauce, melted cheese, choice of protein and toppings
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Then on to dessert:
Cookie Dough Flautas – “The Original” chocolate-chip-cookie dough loaded in a flour tortilla, lightly fried and topped with powdered sugar. Served with a side of chocolate syrup. I’m actually positive that I’ve never tasted anything as delicious as this dessert. I think I died and went to heaven mid bite.

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Also, Who doesn’t love churros?

Andy and I will definitely be heading back as soon as possible!! This is a great casual place to grab a bite and you won’t be disappointed!!

 

Have you all every tried Tijuana Flats? I’d love to hear your thoughts and your favorite menu item!!!