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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]