Wedding Recap – The First Look

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Thank you so much for all the sweet comments you left from the first wedding recap. There will be plenty of wedding talk in the days ahead. It was such a wonderful day and we were so happy to have shared it with those closest to us. There were many friends and relatives who were […]

Wedding Recap – Getting Ready

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Me, my mom and my two sisters left our hotel early in the morning to board the first boat out to the wedding venue. We arrived at the wedding venue at Las Caletas after forty-five minutes on the boat. We were immediately escorted to the bridal casita, where we relaxed until it was time to get […]

Summer Snapshots

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Months from now, when I have forgotten what I did this summer, I can look back at these snapshots and be reminded of it all…in pictures. This week we received our wedding pictures. I am so excited to look thru them slowly, look at them one by one because it takes me back to 2 […]

Meatless Monday – Crispy Garlic and Ginger Tofu

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For a whole month during our vacation, I ate a lot of meat. More meat than I am used to. I ate a lot of seafood in Mexico but when we were in the Philippines, I ate meat almost every day. You gotta try the local delicacies right? I also ate a lot of sugar, […]

Ripe For The Pickin’

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I’ve got plums. Tons of plums. My friend Sena has plum trees in her backyard and I went to town picking at the ripe, juicy fruits. I have never picked plums straight from the tree. It was a lot of fun picking them. Some of the fruits were so ripe that only a slight touch […]

Private Playground – Pearl Farm, Day 2

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Because there are no words to describe the beauty of this place, I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Pearl Farm was the most secluded island we stayed in during our honeymoon. It felt like a private beach playground. Watching the sunrise.   Happy Friday!!

Cupcakes & Baby Shower

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This past weekend, I got to spend the afternoon with my girlfriends. Under the hot sun, we sipped on lemonade and other refreshing beverages. We were celebrating my friend Stefanie’s baby shower. I ate a delicious cupcake. or two. It was hard to stop, especially when your table was next to the tower of cupcakes. […]

Almond Pancakes

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I found a place in our kitchen, a little nook where I can put all the cookbooks that I often use. One of those cookbooks is the Almond Flour cookbook. When I saw it,  I was reminded that I haven’t used almond flour in a long time. The cookbook was written by Elana Armsterdam, who […]

Summer Fun with Fruits & Vegetables

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Thanks to SUBWAY® restaurants for sponsoring my post about summer fun with my kids. Check out the Kids Eat Free program at any LA area location! Just purchase any two subs, two sides and two drinks, and you can get a kid’s meal FREE! Did I say MY kids? I meant this kid. Now that […]

Let’s Eat at The OC Fair

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It’s that time again, the Orange County Fair is back for it’s annual summer fun. We took advantage of the $2 admission on Sundays and headed out to the fair around 11am. This weekend was opening weekend so even though it was packed, it wasn’t as crowded as usual. Ironically, most of the food I […]