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Review – rom&nd Juicy Lasting Tint

Review – rom&nd Juicy Lasting Tint

When I saw the colors, I just wanted to try all of them but my wallet says no. Actually, they’re reasonably priced at $8.69 each but, since I don’t wear makeup often, I didn’t want to be wasteful. I don’t think I have ever used […]

My Goals for 2021

My Goals for 2021

I’m not one to make resolutions. I do, however, have an idea of what I’d like to work on this year. This is a bit overdue since we’re already in the month of February, but here goes: 1. Clear out the Legos – We have […]

Red Tops for Chinese New Year to Bring You a Year of Luck

Red Tops for Chinese New Year to Bring You a Year of Luck

Chinese New Year is almost here (2/12/21), so I’ve been on the hunt for some warm red tops. I used to hate red when I was younger, but I realized it was because it was the wrong shade of red. I learned that orangey reds […]

Year in Review – 2020

Year in Review – 2020

Happy 2021! I was reflecting back on 2020 and appreciating what we’ve accomplished last year. With the pandemic, we spent a lot of time at home and like most people, we did some home improvement projects to make spending time at home more pleasant. 1. […]

Reading Roundup for 2020

Reading Roundup for 2020

I previously mentioned that one of my goals for 2020 was to read at least one book a month. Although it may not seem like an ambitious goal but that’s precisely why it works. Baby steps.. Heres a Recap of what I read in 2020: […]

DIY Wood Stump Side Tables

DIY Wood Stump Side Tables

When I saw this wood stump side table (#15) on Jillian Harris’s website, I really liked the look of it, but not sure I wanted to pay that much for a wood stump. I started searching for a DIY option and found the instructions here […]

Our Christmas 2020

Our Christmas 2020

For those that celebrate, hope you had a Merry Christmas. I know this is late, but here’s a recap of our Christmas. When I was growing up, my family never celebrated Christmas. My parents are Chinese immigrants and were not familiar with this holiday. It […]

2020 Holiday Gift Ideas

2020 Holiday Gift Ideas

I can’t believe Christmas is only a week away. Hope. you’re already done with your Christmas shopping. If not, here’s a list of gifts that I’ve given or have received in the past that I really like. Hope this helps. It’s possible that some of […]

My Maneki Neko / Lucky Cat Collection

My Maneki Neko / Lucky Cat Collection

My Precious Collection I have a small collection of Maneki Neko. If you’re not sure what they are, I’m sure you’ve seen them before. They’re the ubiquitous ceramic cat statues in Japanese and Chinese restaurants. The cat has a raised paw to beckon good luck […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

Happy Thanksgiving to all those that celebrate it. If you don’t, then I hope you’re having a happy Thankful Thursday! Like most people, we chose to spend Thanksgiving at home this year. Normally, our family spends Thanksgiving with my brothers and my parents, but this […]