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Have Trouble Getting Out Of Bed In The Mornings?

12 Jul

Best $120 I’ve ever spent:

dawn simulatorI give you: the Dawn Simulator.

I bought this little gem for Lloyd about a year and a half ago.  We kind of forgot about it during the move a couple months ago.  After breaking it out about three weeks ago, I realized again just how amazing it is.

In my short 25 years of life, almost every day has been a struggle to get out of bed.  I just love the nice warm cocoon I’m in and I feel like I ALWAYS get my best sleep in the morning.

But, with the dawn simulator, I wake up to a nice bask of light around my bed and honestly feel ready to get out of bed.  Plus, anything is better than that nasty screeching my regular alarm clock makes.

It IS expensive, but it is TOTALLY worth it for someone like me.

I SWEAR this isn’t a sponsored post, but I’ve just fallen in love with this thing over the past couple weeks and felt like I had to share.  It seems like a silly thing to splurge on, but trust me, it’s definitely worth it!

Happy Hour At Granfalloon Did Not Win Me Over

11 Mar

Granfallon Bar and Grill Kansas City Country Club Plaza I had yet another work happy hour at the Country Club Plaza last night.  I think I’ve mentioned the Plaza (pronounced “Plahhh-zahh”) in some earlier posts.  It’s a more prestigious area in Kansas City, yet somehow boasts the cheapest happy hours of all.  Tomfooleries happy hour is one of my favs.

Last night, we picked the popular Granfalloon Bar & Grill for the get together (AKA get tipsy and loudly nickname the oddballs in our office.  “Birdwoman” and “Jersey” were a product of last night’s session.).

For starters, our waitress was horrible.  She did not smile once.  Now, I’ve never been a waitress, but I’m pretty sure smiling or acting somewhat friendly are in the job description.

Secondly, the food “special” was a select few of the appetizers for $5.00.  Yes, you read that right.  Note to Granfallon:  That’s a horrible special.

It wasn’t even the full appetizer menu.  The first two appetizers I tried to order weren’t even on the “special”.  I finally decided on “Gator Tators” which is code name for potatoes with their insides scooped out and replaced with melted cheese.  Served with a side of Sour Cream. Continue reading