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Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday!  Here are some of my latest finds that have brought me joy!  Hope they’ll bring you some joy too! Kodiak Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix ($4.99 at Target) – These are protein pancakes, but they actually taste good–like regular pancakes.  I use […]

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 […]

Recent Purchases

Recent Purchases

Tiered Cami Maxi Dress ($49.00)- I ordered this in Tango Red and immediately had buyer’s remorse.  Although our shelter-in-place has ended, we’re still mainly at home, so where am I going to wear this to?  I was really hoping not to love it when it […]

Review:  Purito Comfy Water Sun Block SPF50+ PA++++

Review: Purito Comfy Water Sun Block SPF50+ PA++++

Mom Knows Best When I was younger, even though I was not an outdoorsy person, my mom would nevertheless stress how important sun protection was.  Sun protection didn’t mean sunscreen or sunblock to her because I’m not sure she knew such things existed back then.  […]

Review:  Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin and Nails

Review: Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin and Nails

Lately, I’ve noticed my nails getting weaker and they’ve started to split. The hand sanitizers and constant handwashing due to COVID-19 certainly aren’t helping the problem either. The top layer of my nail was splitting from the bottom and was thinning out my nails. Also, […]

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 […]

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

My recent favorite recipe find has been the amazing Japanese soufflé pancake, which can be found here.    I can’t stress how delicious these pancakes are.  They remind me of a very light Asian cake.  They’re so delicious that I eat them with just fresh […]

Recent Favorite C-Dramas

Recent Favorite C-Dramas

Since we’re still sheltering in place,  I’ve been trying to read more and have been watching a lot of Chinese Dramas.   I usually have to watch it with English subtitles to fully understand the intricate plots of crime and thriller shows, but for light romances, […]

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Found!

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Found!

It’s amazing how food brings back memories! I remember when I was in middle school, the home economics teacher had her students bake gigantic chocolate chip cookies and she would sell the cookies for $1 each as a fundraiser for the school.  I remember the […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020

I can’t believe Mother’s Day is almost here. For some reason, I thought it was at the end of the month. I’ve compiled a list of all the things I would love to receive or have received in the past and have loved. Classic Comfy […]