29 responses

  1. Caroline
    March 7, 2012

    I’ve never been to New Orleans before, but I would love to go someday soon. Thanks for sharing some pictures.
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  2. Samantha
    March 8, 2012

    I think its funny you say the one hour time change threw off your eating schedule! I’m at Narita airport in Japan (where we’re stationed) and its 2pm on Thursday. Shortly I’ll board the first of 3 flights (stop in NY and ATL), fly for 23 hours, and land in NC on Thursday night. Suffice to say I’ll just eat when I’m hungry!

  3. Megan @ Megan’s Munchies
    March 8, 2012

    Welcome to Texas girl!
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  4. Elisa
    March 8, 2012

    Hi Meghann! (I have been reading you for the longest time, but only commented once or twice I think)
    I am really enjoying reading about your trip and the classes you are meeting on the way (sounds like they have amazing teachers!) but I have to say that, as an European, I find the whole ‘adopt a classroom’ concept puzzling. Here, the goverment is supposed to pay for supplies like compasses and backpacks for the public schools- that’s why we pay taxes! I always find amusing how US culture is so similar but oh so different in some things.
    Anyway, enjoy the rest of your trip!

  5. amilia
    March 8, 2012

    hi meghann. last night i dream we (monica of runeatrepeat, you and me) run together. running induced dream means this morning is excitedly super duper a must do run. thanks for dream “run” with me :)

  6. Aline
    March 8, 2012

    Hey!
    I’ve loved your blog for ages, but have never commented…until I saw the photo of your salad today and have decided that I’m now going to have to move to America (if only for those salads)! 😀 I live in New Zealand and we don’t have Chick-Fil-A :( Move country for dietary reasons? Sounds rationale!

  7. Sara, Food Blogger on a Diet / Ms. Adventures in Italy
    March 8, 2012

    You got the best of NOLA in a short time – CDM beignets and a muffuletta! Yum.

    Not sure if you saw my previous comment, but I’m at SXSW Sun-Tues – would love to meet for a coffee :)
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    • Meghann
      March 13, 2012

      I’m so sorry Sara! I starred this comment to come back to it (I would have loved to have met for coffee!), but never had the time. The whole trip was kind of crazy and just a whirlwind of a week. I hope you had fun at SXSW! That was my first time attending the conference and it was a bit crazy to take it all in. So insane, but so much fun!

  8. Corey @ Learning Patience
    March 8, 2012

    Looks like you are having fun so far- it will all be worth it when u get to Austin – trust me – it’s awesome!
    Sweet potato tater tots? Wow, I have never had those – awesome!

    xoxo from Trinidad
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  9. Regina
    March 8, 2012

    Ahhh! I used to live in Escambia County (Pensacola is one of the most beautiful parts of Florida–white sand beaches? Heck yes!). My husband is originally from Austin and when we moved me from FL to TX to live together and stop the long-distance thing we took the same New Orleans detour! However, it wasn’t as easy with a U-Haul :)
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  10. ash bear
    March 8, 2012

    I have made this same trip before and absolutely loved it! That ChikFilA salad looks delicious and it seems like you’re having a blast. A slight detour to enjoy New Orleans seems more than worth it!! Can’t wait to see the next day of adventures!! Have fun!
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  11. Hope @ With A Side Of Hope
    March 8, 2012

    I’ve never been to New Orleans! I’ve always wanted to try Cafe du Monde! I’ve heard great things about those beginets. One day I will get there! :) Have fun!
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  12. Brittani
    March 8, 2012

    Thanks for posting some pictures of the Mobile Bay!! I moved to DC from mobile and have been feeling a little homesick for Alabama. I have a feeling the Chik-fil-a you stopped at is the one right across the street from my old neighborhood! Enjoy the rest of your trip! :-)

  13. Cindy
    March 8, 2012

    1) Twizzlers ARE awesome 2) Um, I never knew Chick-fil-A made food that looked like that 3) I’m very bummed we didn’t choose NOLA for our spring break destination this year. Great post and pics!
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  14. Paula @ Eat: Watch: Run
    March 8, 2012

    I’ve never been to New Orleans either. I want to register for a race there just so I can go! Maybe next year. :-)
    Pretty cool tunnel picture, btw!

  15. Rachel
    March 8, 2012

    Welcome to Texas! Sorry Houston can’t offer you it’s typical sunny and humid climate…but then again I’m sure you get that enough in Florida! Have fun in ATX!

  16. Lindsay @ Running the Windy City
    March 8, 2012

    I want to go to New Orleans so badly!

    Also, I secretly love Sonic’s drinks and ice cream. For awhile they had a pumpkin pie blizzard type thing that was amazing 😉
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  17. heather
    March 8, 2012

    I don’t really post often but I’m a regular reader. It looks like you’re having a blast! and aww maaaan, I wish I’dda known you were gonna be in Beaumont! I’m here at Lamar University… maybe y’all could’ve come eat at our dining hall, I dunno lol. :p Sorry if Beaumont smelled like a huge cloud of funk. It’s the chemical plants.

  18. Chelsea
    March 8, 2012

    I live in Houston, Texas =DD Hopefully you like it here!

  19. Elisabeth
    March 8, 2012

    I’ve never been to New Orleans, either! However, if I do go someday, I’ve always wanted to go to Cafe Du Monde for the beignets :)

  20. Katie @ Peace Love and Oats
    March 8, 2012

    Hahaha my best friend and I always used to get twizzlers for long road trips! They dissapeared pretty quickly…
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  21. Justine Duppong @ Life With Cheeseburgers
    March 8, 2012

    Mmm, Twizzlers and Kashi–two of my favorite things! Would it be wrong of me if one of the next recipes I created was a merger of the two?

    Fun to see the photos of you trip. The hubs and I will be going some of these places over the next couple of months for some interviews he has!
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  22. Heather
    March 8, 2012

    My greatest apologies for your having to eat and stay in Beaumont.
    If I never step foot in that town again, it will be too soon.
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  23. Joss
    March 8, 2012

    Looks like you are having a fab trip! I would love to travel to New Orleans some day 😀 and you are right about those twizzlers 😉
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  24. Katie @ Talk Less, Say More
    March 8, 2012

    I’ve never been to New Orleans either…someday I may have to get there.
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  25. mindy @ just a one girl revolution.
    March 8, 2012

    I miss NOLA!!! I did a four Katrina relief trips – twice in New Orleans and fell in love with the city.
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  26. Julie
    March 8, 2012

    Wow! That must be really a nice trip! I really like your photos, a journey like this must have been really a special experience!
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  27. Carissa
    March 8, 2012

    Thats an awesome detour stop! road trips like that are so much fun! enjoy the amazing experience!
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  28. Chelsea
    March 8, 2012

    I miss chic fil a soooo much (vegetarian problems) lol <3!

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