book report / dark matter & the knockoff

  Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (5 out of 5 stars!!) I loved this book and finished it in four days. I just could not stop reading. This is easily one of my favorite books this year. I didn’t know anything about this book until it popped up on my Instagram feed, read the quick […]


  experiencing 100+ degrees weather this past weekend but it didn’t stop me from hanging our Fall wreath on the front door having fun at the annual BBQ/picnic for my dad’s association. H took a nap on the picnic blanket in the shade under a tree, that scene reminds me of my childhood summers playing wrestling […]

work wardrobe capsule / week 3 (style book app)

Last week, I mentioned that I organized the possible list of outfits on excel. Once I completed the list, I then created the outfit using the Style Book App. I’ve heard of this app before but I felt that I didn’t have any use for it until I started this wardrobe capsule. I’m a visual […]

{recipe} flourless chocolate zucchini mini muffins

I’ve had this recipe pinned for a long time and I finally decided to make it and now, I’ve made it 3 times for a total of 72 mini muffins. I originally made these muffins for my 3 year old, to give to him for breakfast since we are currently on a breakfast food rut. […]

work wardrobe capsule / week 2 {listing all the outfits on paper}

I tried doing the capsule wardrobe earlier this year, BUT I didn’t have a laid out plan when I did it, which is where I think I went wrong. I wasn’t organized. Back then, I just cleaned out my closet and kept the pieces I loved, regardless if items mixed and matched. I didn’t think […]


  baking a giant cookie cake for our pool party, H helped me decorate it with sprinkles. This treat was a hit and it was all gone. using all our bubble toys (bubble gun, bubble machine and etc.) so the kids can have a bubble party in the front patio going to Disneyland for the […]

{photo diary} / orange county fair

 I’m not ready to say goodbye to summer yet, even though today, it was cold enough that I wore a wool skirt and brought my black tights to work. I kept my summer bucket list on a sticky note this year and posted it on the fridge and the list included “taking H to the […]

work wardrobe capsule / week 1

  Here you go, first week of my work wardrobe capsule.  I didn’t buy anything new just for this capsule, I wanted to shop my own closet. I wanted to take inventory of what I had, whittle down my wardrobe for the next several months and see how it goes. I got a few compliments […]


  going on a date night. We are at Fish Grill and enjoyed the fresh seafood offering and then watched the movie Jason Bourne. The movie was action packed and I’m still amaze how good  and fitt Matt Damon looks in this movie. waking up early and going for a run before sunrise. I can […]