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Graduation Money Ribbon Lei Tutorial

Graduation Money Ribbon Lei Tutorial

My eldest daughter graduated from high school earlier this month. We were surprised when her high school announced they were having an in-person ceremony. We were prepared just for a virtual one. On the day of the ceremony, it was sunny and hot out on […]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Here are some of my favorite finds. H&M Smocked Bandeau Dress $19.99 – I’ve had my eye on this dress for a while but it’s not available online yet but available in my local store. I like the florals against the white and […]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these, but here are some of my recent favorite finds. Naisture Facial Sheet Masks I’ve been buying facial sheet masks from Naisture for years now and I like the ones from here because the cotton sheets are […]

Spring Break 2021 – Part 2

Spring Break 2021 – Part 2

Palo Alto I read this article about Foothills Park. It used to be a park reserved only for Palo Alto residents but had opened up recently to the public. It was a nice little spot to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. We walked around […]

Spring Break 2021 – Part 1

Spring Break 2021 – Part 1

My kids’ spring break was earlier this month and although we would’ve love to travel, we didn’t feel comfortable with it yet, so decided to do day trips instead. Luckily we live in the bay area and are surrounded by beautiful nature and have amazing […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]