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Blogger Night at the Grub Burger Bar

Thanks to a Facebook invitation from Julianne Cross, I along with several food bloggers were invited to a Private Taste Testing at the Grub Burger Bar at the Concord Mall.  I drive by the Concord Mall every day on my way to work so I saw the installation of the bright red letters “grub Burger Bar” marquee go up but had never stopped to check it out once it officially opened.  That definitely will change as I plan on stopping in now at least a couple times a month to pickup dinner for my men and me.

restaurants at the Concord Mall

grub Burger Bar at Concord Mall

The Private Taste Testing was organized by Sara Teixido, Owner of Goddess of Vintage and food blogger of Delaware Yum.  Not ever having had dinner at any restaurant at the Concord Mall I didn’t know the menus but I knew not to have a large lunch and I am thankful that I didn’t. 

Not only were we given an opportunity to taste test over 6 Beef Burgers, 3 Burgers that “Don’t Moo” including Tuna and Salmon burgers, we also test tasted 4 different salads and 4 appetizers. 

The Grub Burger Bar’s menu is extensive with options to suit everyone’s taste and these are the menu items that we had an opportunity to sample:

Cheese Fries apetizers

Cheese Fries topped with Monterey Jack cheese, grilled pineapple, jalapenos, Teriyaki & BBQ Sauce

Snacks: Luau Fries, Cheese Fries, Harlem Chicken Tenders, and Ahi Tuna

Chicken Tenders with Mississippi Comeback Sauce

Chicken Tenders with Mississippi Comeback Sauce

Burgers: Jive Turkey; Swimmin’ Up Stream, Burger of the Sea, Bacon Love#9, Front Porch, Guacapotle, Lockhart Legend, VooDoo Mushroom and You’re My Boy Blue.

Grub Burger Bar

Beef Burgers Beef Burgers Burgers with Bacon

Turkey Burger

However, if that wasn’t enough, we also sampled 3 delicious handcrafted shakes which were named the Kitchen Sink, Worms and Dirt and the ET Shake.  Below are just a few of the fabulous menu offerings and if this doesn’t make you hungry, nothing will!

Handcrafted Shakes

Pretzels, peanut butter, salt, butterscotch sauce, caramel sauce, chocolate chips, coffee grounds and potato chips

ET Shake

Handcrafted Shakes at Grub Burger Bar

ET Shakes – Reeses Pieces, peanut butter and chocolate garnished with a peanut butter cookie

milkshakes made with oreo cookies

Crushed Oreos topped with gummy worms

milkshakes made with gummy worms

There are currently 18 Grub Burger Bar locations around including this one in Delaware and all the ingredients are freshly prepared with no artificial preservatives including in the sauces chipotle aioli; tequila lime aioli and the wasabi-teriyaki dressing.  

dipping sauces for burgers and fries

There is a well stocked bar with Domestic and Crafted beers as well as ceiling mounted televisions for the sports enthusiasts.

Craft beer is available at Grub Burger Bar

Adult Beverages at Grub Burger Bar

Thanks to the WiFi connectivity I was able to do a Facebook Livestream which hubby watched.  When I got home he was hoping that I had brought a Salmon Burger, which I didn’t, however, I did bring a “You’re My Boy Blue” burger.  It was definitely one of my favorites as it also became for my son who ate it before I even had a chance too. 

burgers with bleu cheese and onions

“You’re My Boy Blue” Burger

This burger contained crumbled Bleu Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Tomato and Arugula.  My best friends from New York chimed it online because they want me to take them there the next time they visit and I assured them that it would definitely be part of our weekend lineup!  If you are a burger person or even if you are not, you need to check out the Grub Burger Bar because they have an awesome array of salads including a Pesto Turkey Cobb and an Ahi Tuna which I was apprehensive at first to try but once I did, it was amazingly good!

salads at the burger bar

Ahi Tuna Salad

snacks and salads at Grub Burger Bar

snacks and salads at Grub Burger Bar

Thank you Julianne and Sara for inviting me to be part of this event and I will definitely be heading back to the Grub Burger Bar for not only the burgers and salad but to purchase a few Gift Certificates which will become part of a Podcast Holiday Giveaway promotion.  Stay tuned for the details which will be announced soon on Social Media Sunday with the Delaware Blogger on Blog Talk Radio, Sundays at 6 pm.

photographing food

Bloggers are never without their cameras

customer satisfaction at Grub Burger Bar

Thank you for awesome service at Grub Burger Bar

Bloggers in Delaware

Private Taste Testing at Grub Burger Bar

 


Run don't Walk to Payless

It all started with an email containing a picture of these Fioni floral heels and then another email with a $10 off coupon, it was then on like popcorn!  I’m so sorry that I fell off the “won’t shop this month” wagon…but not so sorry that I won’t share this Payless shoe haul with you!

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These Fioni Kit Print heels were my intended but weren’t available in my size, the sales associate called other stores and found a pair at the Concord Mall.  I was then given a $4.00 coupon for the inconvenience of having to go to another location to purchase.   The manager and both sales associates were very pleasant and helpful, making my shopping experience a positive one, so much so that I purchased 4 pairs!

Brash Pink

Pink Brash – didn’t buy but were perfectly priced @ $9.00

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Black Fioni Kipsie – on sale 1/2 price

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Predictions Natural  – $10

Brash Purple

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Brash Animal Print Wedge

Christian Siriano for Payless

Also available in Oxblood

Staff at Payless

Thanks to the helpful and pleasant staff at Payless!

Total shoe haul with coupon and AAA card discount was $37.78

Payless Shoe Haul
$10 off $25 purchase coupon

I drove to the Concord Mall after work to get the Fioni Kit Print and also got the Fioni Kipsie in Pink, spending an additional $26.08, used AAA card and $2.00 off code for completing the online survey printed on the receipt!  This shoe haul netted 6 pairs of shoes, averaging $10.60  each pair, I now have more than enough for the season and will begin purging existing to donate or sell at next month’s flea market.

Next stop is to the salon for a much needed pedicure!

Have a great weekend – Smooches!

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Run don’t Walk to Payless

It all started with an email containing a picture of these Fioni floral heels and then another email with a $10 off coupon, it was then on like popcorn!  I’m so sorry that I fell off the “won’t shop this month” wagon…but not so sorry that I won’t share this Payless shoe haul with you!

Fioni Kit Print Fioni Kit Print

These Fioni Kit Print heels were my intended but weren’t available in my size, the sales associate called other stores and found a pair at the Concord Mall.  I was then given a $4.00 coupon for the inconvenience of having to go to another location to purchase.   The manager and both sales associates were very pleasant and helpful, making my shopping experience a positive one, so much so that I purchased 4 pairs!

Brash Pink

Pink Brash – didn’t buy but were perfectly priced @ $9.00

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Black Fioni Kipsie – on sale 1/2 price

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Predictions Natural  – $10

Brash Purple

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Christian Siriano for Payless La Femme Exotic OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Christian Siriano for Payless – La Femme Exotic

Brash Animal Print Wedge

Christian Siriano for Payless

Also available in Oxblood

Staff at Payless

Thanks to the helpful and pleasant staff at Payless!

Total shoe haul with coupon and AAA card discount was $37.78

Payless Shoe Haul
$10 off $25 purchase coupon

I drove to the Concord Mall after work to get the Fioni Kit Print and also got the Fioni Kipsie in Pink, spending an additional $26.08, used AAA card and $2.00 off code for completing the online survey printed on the receipt!  This shoe haul netted 6 pairs of shoes, averaging $10.60  each pair, I now have more than enough for the season and will begin purging existing to donate or sell at next month’s flea market.

Next stop is to the salon for a much needed pedicure!

Have a great weekend – Smooches!

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OOTD- Totally Thrifted Thursday

Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve !

Wow it’s already Thursday, are you looking forward to first weekend of the year?  It seems like the holidays flew by and the Valentine’s candy is now starting to fill the store shelves.  Speaking of stores shelves, I stopped by the Concord Mall last night and found some great bargains at Boscov’s and New York & Company.  They each had clothing and accessories marked 30-80% off, I’ll show you what I got in a separate post.

Today’s outfit was also a bargain as it was totally thrifted from GW Boutique -aka- Goodwill

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Leslie Fay Suede Skirt // Apt 9 Blouse // Joan&David Pumps // Talbots Lime Green Blazer – all via GW Boutique (Goodwill)

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Linking up with Love’s on a Thursday – hop on over and meet a new blogger

Have a fantabulous day – Smooches!

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Boscov’s DoorBuster Deals

Run don’t walk to Boscov’s for their latest “DoorBuster” deals!!!  One of the many featured items are ladies maxi and knee length dresses for $19.99,  and the selection is huge!!  Also featured are select Preswick & Moore Separates for $6.99 each, this collection is versatile and is perfect for the workplace.  There’s a large selection of  summer shoes and sandals on sale as well as racks and racks of clearance merchandise marked 50-75% off.  I purposely did not get a cart and could have spent all afternoon shopping but chose to use restraint and purchased only a few items which I will post later.  On my way home I may stop at the Boscov’s in the Concord Mall but I prefer Exton because they have such nice cashiers, especially Edwin.  This definitely was a great way to start the weekend and I hope you are having a wonderful FRI-YAY!!

I purchased this hi-low dress to wear to dinner in celebration of our 22nd Wedding Anniversary tomorrow

Here it is in pink

Definitely can be worn into the fall

Really nice asymmetrical design

So many colors and styles

I love this color combination

Can you believe it – $6.99 for these skirts, pants, blouses

and cardigans!


Boscov's DoorBuster Deals

Run don’t walk to Boscov’s for their latest “DoorBuster” deals!!!  One of the many featured items are ladies maxi and knee length dresses for $19.99,  and the selection is huge!!  Also featured are select Preswick & Moore Separates for $6.99 each, this collection is versatile and is perfect for the workplace.  There’s a large selection of  summer shoes and sandals on sale as well as racks and racks of clearance merchandise marked 50-75% off.  I purposely did not get a cart and could have spent all afternoon shopping but chose to use restraint and purchased only a few items which I will post later.  On my way home I may stop at the Boscov’s in the Concord Mall but I prefer Exton because they have such nice cashiers, especially Edwin.  This definitely was a great way to start the weekend and I hope you are having a wonderful FRI-YAY!!

I purchased this hi-low dress to wear to dinner in celebration of our 22nd Wedding Anniversary tomorrow

Here it is in pink

Definitely can be worn into the fall

Really nice asymmetrical design

So many colors and styles

I love this color combination

Can you believe it – $6.99 for these skirts, pants, blouses

and cardigans!


NEW YORK & COMPANY – Guess The Price

I don’t normally shop the malls because of the high markups on clothing and shoes but yesterday I stopped at the Concord Mall and found a FANTASTIC deal at New York & Company.

Guess the price

Regular Price is $39.94

Go ahead guess….

Nope, try again

Guess…

Give up?

Okay….

two dollars and ninety nine cents!!!!

Now look at these sandals

Regular price was $19.95

Guess…

Nope, try again….

Give up?

five dollars and ninety eight cents


NEW YORK & COMPANY – Guess The Price

I don’t normally shop the malls because of the high markups on clothing and shoes but yesterday I stopped at the Concord Mall and found a FANTASTIC deal at New York & Company.

Guess the price

Regular Price is $39.94

Go ahead guess….

Nope, try again

Guess…

Give up?

Okay….

two dollars and ninety nine cents!!!!

Now look at these sandals

Regular price was $19.95

Guess…

Nope, try again….

Give up?

five dollars and ninety eight cents