Popeyes

Being from Vancouver, the closest Popeyes is in Burlington, Washington so I’ve always been curious about the place.  All I knew was that it originated from Louisiana and they have been steadily opening new restaurants across the country.  Heck, they’re starting to show up all over the world!

I wanted to try a little bit of everything that my stomach can hold so I had 1 chicken drumstick, rice and beans, mashed potatoes with gravy and onion rings.  The chicken was their spicy recipe and the skin had a good crunch.  It was juicy and flavored well.  All the other side dishes weren’t too bad, but I found to be incredibly salty.  Oh yea, I still ate it.

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I don’t make it a habit to eat fast food, but life’s too short to not enjoy a little fried chicken.  Plus, food fast places are kid friendly and cheap so I like to go once every 2 months.  They have high chairs and I can always count on them to have a diaper changing station in the bathroom too.

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Popeyes

Medium noise level – $

120 Cascade Mall Dr

Burlington, WA

98233

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Flying Heritage Collection

When you’re living so close to the United States border, crossing it is an easy day trip.  Next time you’re bored on a Sunday, drive to Everett and visit the Flying Heritage Collection.  Airplanes may not be your thing, but I guarantee you’ll find it interesting.  These are beautifully restored, battle-proven World War II aircraft and tanks.  There’s signs, videos and staff to answer any questions you may have about the history of these gorgeous machinery.

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This museum is kid friendly and clean, so adding history to the mix is a bonus.  My family and I spent 2 hours walking through and we ran out of time.  It was my daughter’s nap time and we reluctantly left, but we made a mental note to come back again soon.  Admission is only $14 for adults and $10 for kids. (Free for children 5 years and under)

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Average noise level – $

Flying Heritage Collection

Paine Field

3407 109th St SW

Everett, WA

98204

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