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Since our wedding is a little over six months away and we’re starting to really take our health seriously, the fridge is starting to look a different these days.
This year, since my birthday is just a week before Turkey Day and I recently moved to a new apartment, I decided to combine the festivities and hold a Friendsgiving party.
Although I’m an ice cream girl, between the hours of 7am and 11am, coffee reigns first in my life.
I’ve come the conclusion that ice cream is absolutely my favorite food group and I’m not ashamed.
Up until I became an adult (so about a few months ago) I’ve always said ice cream was my favorite food. The inner child in me still has a soft spot, literally, for ice cream. So it doesn’t hurt that Los Angeles has several amazing ice cream spots that put a twist on the typical scoop. Here’s my top 3: 1. Jeni’s in Los Feliz. The mission statement on Jeni’s website reads “We are absolutely devoted to making better ice creams and bringing people together.” That’s pretty much my life motto (sort of.) The first time I went despite being known for lines out the door, it was totally empty and the guy working encouraged me and my friend to try as much as possible while we could. Despite the employees being super friendly, the ice cream is no fuss and the ingredients are premium (they have an Intelligentsia Black Cat Espresso flavor.) Also, since the flavors are so good, they don’t force you to choose just one. Jeni’s offers an option to do two half scoops instead of one. My …