This was a big Marshalls bag that I was actively putting returns in.
I moved her and gave her a new bag and she was happy.
We surprised the kids with a mini road trip to the Jelly Belly factory which is right up the road…And also surprised them with who was also there!
Getting ready for a train ride around the factory floor. It’s really just a warehouse.
Since it is a working factory we had to wear hats—they are very cheap plus I have a big head so it didn’t last long…but I had to keep it on.
We were able to try whatever flavors we wanted. I tried margarita and pancakes and maple syrup. They were both tasty.
We spent about $50 on stupid jelly beans but we had fun. And I can honestly say I don’t need to buy Jelly Belly fudge again (it’s in the freezer so others can try it).
Tom got a half day off work so we celebrated his birthday in style at our first local Diners, Drive-ins and Dives restaurant: The Shanty. I started with Pineapple Sangria…
Then we tried one of the dishes they showcased on the show: Whiskey Shrimp. It was delish.
And another dish they profiled in DD&D: Blackened Conch Filet. Super yummy.
And a free birthday dessert!
Then we went to check out the Costco in Wisconsin—just a few miles away!