13 Round Fruits & Grand Central Market

My family is in the midst of preparations in welcoming the New Year. Every year as the new year approaches, part of our tradition is to have an assortment of fruits in the house. 13 variety of fruits to be exact. Having 13 different kinds of round fruits during New Year’s Eve is said to […]

That Is All

After Christmas, I purposely did not make any plans so I can have some downtime. A much needed downtime. I’ve spent a few days like no other days during the year. Just relaxing. Relaxing like staying in my pajamas all day, eating my meals in my pajamas all day and watching movies in my pajamas all day. […]

Christmas Day

After my family’s Christmas Eve party, I woke up early on Christmas Day ready to greet the day 🙂   I was the first one to wake up. So I made a pot of coffee and sat down near the fireplace and just relaxed. Ahhhhh, I love the smell of Christmas and being surrounded by […]

The Joy of Christmas

It is our family’s tradition to celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, our families gathered to celebrate together. With food a plenty… like traditional food such as whole roasted pig (lechon) and noodles (pancit palabok)   and of course desserts.   We had some healthy snacks too. I ate my heart out […]

It’s a Small World

After a week of non-stop rain (I don’t remember the last time that happened here in SoCal), the sun is out and…. It’s a beautiful morning I  know a lot of people are now on holiday vacation but I am still working. Traffic is very light so coming to work takes half the time, yay […]