goodbye mama

  My mom recently passed away. It was sudden, in a sense, that I didn’t really get to say goodbye when she was still conscious. Our family has been surrounded with love and support the last few weeks, we are grateful for that. This is my new normal, something I have to accept. I sit […]

merry christmas

  Merry Christmas Thank you for the love and support. Thank you for reading my blog. I hope you get to spend time with the ones you love!


  going in and out of the hospital, to visit my mom. She is currently in ICU. feeling mostly sad this week, in between pockets of joy drinking strong coffee at Urth Café, having breakfast with all my siblings visiting Santa last weekend, wearing our festive reindeer headband watching H sitting on Santa’s lap for […]

25 books – countdown to Christmas

My little man loves books. We went to an aquarium once (and were were in an area surrounded by all interesting tanks filled with colorful fishes), and he found himself a little nook where there were a stack of books and sat on the floor and happily read them. He also loves reading time at […]


  baking with my little man. We made breakfast granola, next  up…cookies making new friends in our neighborhood and getting invited to their community’s winter festival having some fun at work. I helped decorate gingerbread cookies that we are selling for charity bake sale playing with snow, riding a carriage, seeing Santa, petting animals and […]

national cookie day: 4 favorite cookies for the holidays

Happy National Cookie day! Gosh, there is a holiday for everything these days huh? The ones I seem to pay attention to are the food related ones, like cookie day and Nutella day. Right outside my door is this gigantic pan of cookies ready to be packaged. We are selling cookies to raise funds for […]

{recipe} cranberry brie bites

I love mini foods and always try to look for “mini” dishes to make whenever I’m hosting a party. I’m the type of person that likes to have a taste here and there, but don’t want to eat a full serving because then I will get full fast and won’t be able to taste the […]

christmas time at disneyland

The happiest of all holidays is here. This time is so special for us, we get to see our family often and be merry with them, I’m planning to document more throughout this month, so there will be more, BUT short posts in December. At the end of the month, I will compile everything in […]