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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 […]

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Are you dreading winter? Winter is coming so might as well make the best of it. I’m really trying to embrace it by adopting hygge (pronounced hue-guh). Hygge, for a lack of a better word, is equivalent to cozy. You can read a brief description […]

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 […]

My MLM Experience

My MLM Experience

I was recently listening to a Fat Mascara podcast about MLM and I’m reminded of my experience with a Rodan + Fields consultant a few years ago. Has this happened to you before? Hey, We Should Get Together Sometime… Be wary when someone you don’t […]