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Doughnut Run

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So much for trying to lose weight!

Last week Krispy Kreme opened its first store in Jersey City . I’m more of a Dunkin Doughnuts kind of gal but I wanted to see the hype around the famous chain. I went the second day of opening because I heard the lines were horrible, but even after coming around 8pm there was a line. Granted the line was moving but I’d have to wait to taste awesomeness.

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Krispy Kreme bakes its signature glazed doughnuts onsite, so you can view the frying/ glazing process. There was many unique flavors I ordered two dozen and a small hot chocolate for the road.

The most notable part of this doughnut run was the consumers. There were tons of people wanting to get these doughnuts. When I left the store the line had gotten remarkably longer.

Overall I enjoyed the sweet treats and look forward to going again!

P.S While on line everyone seemed to be downloading the Krispy Kreme App. Which allows you to rack points for rewards. I got the app which came with a free Glazed doughnut coupon code.

Have you ever tried Krispy Kreme?

-Michelle M

 

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Day trip to D.C

It’s 21 days into the new year, and I’m happy to say that I haven’t wasted any time on my quest to travel more. My best friend and I took a spur of the moment trip to Washington, D.C. It was my first time in my Nation’s capital so I was kind of hyped. Even with snow showers and winds that slapped me crossed my face I made the four hour trek from New York to Washington.

1st stop: Brunch at Art and Soul/

Located-The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Here my bff and I had Chicken and Waffles with a twist. It was my first time eating the poultry and doughy combo and I must say it was delicious.

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For drinks we had mimosas & bellinis

 

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Chicken and Waffle with a maple glaze.

2nd stop Library of Congress & Supreme Court

3rd stop the Smithsonian

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4th stop National Mall ( Lincoln memorial and Washington memorial )

5th stop Dinner at King Bird located in the iconic Watergate Hotel.

The hotel had a sleek look with distinct 60’s vibe.

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5th stop The White House & The Hamilton for Dessert.

I really enjoyed dining at the Hamilton it is a gorgeous venue with ample space. At 10pm they open their upstairs bar and they have free live music performances.

 

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St.Louis Gooey Cake w/ Chocolate sauce and Vanilla ice cream.

 

Before heading home we stopped at The Diner for a late night/early breakfast -The Diner is A 24/7 Diner located at 2453 18th st. NW Washington, DC.

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For my first time in D.C I had a wonderful time.

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