Working at a school and seeing the students fervently read their books, got me to thinking about my own childhood bookworm days. Boy oh boy, did I read A LOT! Living in a not so great area and having to read a book a month for school book reports, what could a little girl do … More Top 5 Childhood Books
There’s a fall in the foothills of the San Gabriels that runs all year long. Well I was doubtful, but sure enough when I hiked to the falls it was still flowing in the midst of our Indian Summer. Isn’t that amazing? Especially since California is in a drought. Of course the waterfall I’m referring … More Monrovia Canyon Falls
Most bloggers out there put up their monthly favorites. I don’t know about you, but when I like something a lot I tend to go back to it for more than a month. Of course I love trying new products (especially snacks!) and getting that feeling of discovering something you didn’t know you were missing … More My Current Favorites
What is this ice cream boran you say? Ice cream boran is a traditional style of Thai ice cream made of coconut milk and various flavors. The flavors are usually native to Thai fruits and treats like jackfruit, durian, red bean, ruam mit, and taro. Ice cream boran is served on a popsicle stick by … More Taro Ice Cream Boran
“Time to wake up, honey!” Tanya slowly rolls on her bed and flops on her back. She wearily says, “I can’t get up…it’s too early.” With a gentle tap on the head with the newspaper, dad says “Come on, get up. We don’t want to be late for school!” Tanya gives a sigh of reluctance … More A Childhood Vignette: My School Day Morning Routine
July has been a month of travel, and I finally have time to recap my adventures! I had the chance to go to Zion National Park in Utah with my boyfriend’s family. It was BEAUTIFUL! I wish I could teleport there every time the city gives me a headache. I know you’ve heard it so … More Zion National Park
Hello peeps! Long time no see! Sorry for the delay, but May was madness folks. My family and I were frantically moving out within a span of 3-4 days. That was really stressful and difficult considering we were moving from a big house to a much smaller house (while still working during the day too). … More Exploring L.A.