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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 […]

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 […]

Day Trip – Arizona Cactus Garden and Rodin Sculpture Garden in Palo Alto, CA

Day Trip – Arizona Cactus Garden and Rodin Sculpture Garden in Palo Alto, CA

You don’t need to be a student at Stanford University to check out the campus and enjoy its beautiful grounds. This time our visit focuses on the Arizona Cactus Garden and the Rodin Sculpture Garden. There is also a museum but unfortunately, it was closed […]

Daytrip – Apple Picking at Clearview Organic Orchards

Daytrip – Apple Picking at Clearview Organic Orchards

Apple Picking 2020 Autumn is finally here. It happens to be my favorite season because I love the rich colors of fall and the weather is normally perfect — not too hot nor too cold. Although with the recent heat from this week, it’s hard […]

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

Do you celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival? This year it falls on October 1st, 2020. As you can tell from the picture, I’m already all stocked up on mooncakes. I purchased a box from Costco (blue box) and then my mother-in-law and sister-in-law also gifted us some. […]

Day Trip – Santa Rosa, Ukiah, and Fort Bragg

Day Trip – Santa Rosa, Ukiah, and Fort Bragg

School starts in about two weeks and we’re all bummed that we couldn’t go on a trip this summer. I didn’t want my daughters to remember their entire summer stuck at home, so I wanted to plan a few day trips before school starts. At […]

U-Pick White Peaches

U-Pick White Peaches

On Sunday, we drove to Brentwood to Airaya U-Pick Farms to pick white peaches. This was our first time picking peaches and also our first time to Airaya U-Pick Farms. We had a wonderful experience. Masks are mandatory but I took it off briefly to […]

Cherry and Strawberry U-Pick

Cherry and Strawberry U-Pick

Picking fruits at U-pick farms are a fun activity for the whole family and especially popular during Memorial Day weekend.  We had not done any outdoor activities as a family since the beginning of the Shelter In Place order.  I wasn’t sure if the farms […]