Anniversary Celebration {Dinner & Sunset Cruise}

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Hi, I'm Tina!

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.

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Mal and I had a wonderful 5-year anniversary celebration on Friday night. We went into Boston for dinner, which was followed by a sunset cruise, and we really enjoyed ourselves.

Dinner was at Anthem in Faneuil Hall, which was just a short walk from Long Wharf where we needed to go for the sunset cruise.

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Mal and I went to dinner with some friends at Anthem last winter and really loved their menu, so we decided to dine there again.

We loved the outdoor patio!

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I’m still avoiding alcohol (because of my UC, not because I’m pregnant), so I ordered a ginger beer instead of a cocktail. It was tasty, but I only drank about half of the can since this particular brand is made with HFCS, and I didn’t think my colon would appreciate that either.

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For dinner, I ordered the Scallops + Bacon, which was seared sea scallops with crispy pork belly and grilled asparagus. Everything was really tasty and, OMG, crispy pork belly”¦ yum!

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On our walk to Long Wharf, Mal and I made a quick pit-stop at Godiva for a little dessert.

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He got a dark chocolate caramel, and I went with a coconut chocolate truffle. Mmm!

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A short while later, we arrived at Boston Harbor Cruises (BHC) for a sunset cruise. As a thank you for hosting a giveaway on CNC last summer, the nice folks at BHC sent me a gift card, so I finally cashed it in.

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The sunset cruise was a 90-minute, sightseeing tour of Boston Harbor. It was fully narrated, so we learned all about the history of the harbor. I hadn’t done a sightseeing tour like this since I was a kid, so I found it really interesting.

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My history teacher husband, of course, totally loved it.

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The history of Spectacle Island was especially interesting. A bunch of crazy stuff happened there!

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The cruise concluded with the USS Constitution’s traditional sunset ritual (a cannon fired!), which signaled the day’s end.

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So pretty!

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All in all, it was a great way to celebrate 5 years of marriage!

Questions of the Day

What’s the most interesting historical tour you’ve ever gone on?

Mine is definitely Pearl Harbor. I still can’t get over how much there was to see and do, and, of course, the history was incredibly interesting.

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