We Struck Gold!

My birthday is TOMORROW, but naturally I believe in celebrating a full birthday week so the festivities began last Saturday morning. :)

breakfast of championsBagels from Panera and frappes from Starbucks! My two favorite breakfasts in the same morning! :)

us1Later on Saturday we threw on some cute clothes and drove an hour south to Tunica, Mississippi to eat at an absolutely amazing buffet!

gold strike outsideThe buffet is inside the Gold Strike Casino. Check out those classy people all kinds of excited about their upcoming dining experience! :)

buffet americana collageLook at all of this food! You guys, it was ah-mazing! And all you can eat! All of this food pictured… mine. And I ate it ALL! Steak, crab legs, giant shrimp, garlic mashed potatoes, sirloin mac & cheese, red beans & rice, sushi, pizza, shrimp lo mein, sugar free chocolate cake, and sugar free cheesecake. Oh my yum. The quality of this food is so far beyond “buffet” food… it’s just incredible. I cannot say enough good things about this place. This is our third time to eat at a casino buffet and while they have been good every time, the Buffet Americana at Gold Strike blew away the competition. So delicious!
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casinoGold Strike offers “freeplay” to first timers which means that they give you free money to use on the slot machines. They gave us $30 so we took full advantage of their smoke free second floor and played the penny slots.  :) We won $29.60 overall and had so much fun with it! Which means that if we’d been spending our own money we would’ve actually lost 40 cents over all, haha! But since we didn’t have to spend anything, it was all great winnings! :)

goldstrikeOutside Gold Strike as we were leaving

us2We had so much fun all day Saturday. I love our little adventures together. :)

What’s your favorite out-to-eat breakfast?
Have you ever been to a Casino (to eat or play)?
Love Rach

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21 responses to “We Struck Gold!

  1. HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY! looks like you’re already celebrating lots, but make sure to keep it going so you can share all the details :)

  2. This looks so awesome!! I’m hungry so I could really go to town in that buffet right this moment…. Congrats on your winnings. Cha-ching! :) Happy birthday WEEK!!

  3. Casino buffets are the way to go! What a great little pre birthday celebration! Hope your day tomorrow is just as wonderful!

  4. Happy Birthday, Rach!! I hope you have a lovely week celebrating! Looks like it’s started off well so far! Enjoy! =)

  5. I’m so with you on the birthday week celebrations, it’s a must! Happy Birthday! :-)

  6. Sounds like such a fun celebration! Happy early birthday, friend!!! xoxo

  7. Every girl deserves her own birthday week! This one looks like it started off with a bang!

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  9. Happy birthday, Rach! Your buffet experience looks and sounds like it was awesome! I love when a buffet has good, high quality food!

  10. Ah, this looks like such a fun day! That buffet looks ah-MAZING. And I’m impressed that all that food was yours…girl after my own heart :-)

  11. Sooooo much fun!!! :) I love that you – like me – believe in celebrating for more than one day! Happy, happy birthday (even if this birthday wish is a bit late). :)

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