currently / feb 15

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      going to a Pilates studio twice a week. Hello core muscles, it has been a long time since we’ve worked together. bringing a  huge salad and Whole30 compliant appetizer to my book club tonight planning our vacation this summer, accommodations have been booked, we already got H’s passport and just need to […]

{recipe} cabbage & fruit slaw

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I am enjoying making and eating all sorts of different dishes while on Whole30. I went into this with the attitude that I am willing to try and make effort to try new food, or it can get boring really fast. I don’t remember the last time I bought purple cabbage, maybe years? This week, […]

I am doing Whole 30

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I mentioned on this post  how my sugar consumption had become a daily habit. It first started around Halloween last year and lasted until early January this year.  It was just so hard to stop. I have no problems with enjoying sugar on special occasion but eating it daily had wreck havoc on my moods, […]

pictures from valentine’s day weekend

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I had a rare 3 day weekend this past week. I love my job but I hate that the holidays we have off from work are the major holidays only. I can count in one hand our work holidays, sigh! I was already in celebration mood on Friday, we stopped by the donut shop to […]

weekend wandering: arboretum

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I love attending our mommy and me events but I especially love it when we have it outdoors and visit a place we have never been before. We recently met-up at an arboretum and wandered around the place, letting the little ones play, while us moms caught up with each other. I’m kind of embarrassed […]

{recipe} peanut butter cookies with chocolate hershey kiss

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It’s February and I am surrounded by love and romance. Amy’s bridal shower was this past weekend and the celebration was beautiful. What made it extra special was the reunion among all my closest high school friends, a few travelled from San Francisco and Hawaii. Reunited and it felt so good.  We’ve all known each […]

what I’m reading / january 15

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#GIRLBOSS  by Sophia Amoruso / I have never heard of Sophia Amoruso until I read this book. The title was what drew me in. I love the hashtag #girlboss, because I am a girl boss myself. Not in the same capacity as Sophia, but more on a smaller scale. I’ve been a girl boss since […]