Food: The Simplest of Pasta

When travelling through Italy, I always order Spaghetti Carbonara no matter what other options are available at a restaurant. I enjoy tasting different recipes used throughout the country – ones that are made from scratch and those that come in a box (yes in some parts of Italy they do serve ready-made or frozen meals […]

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Decor: Bold Statement Made with Colors

I dared myself four years ago to add a bold color in my studio apartment I renovated adding very neutral colors so that I could tie in the outdoor to my indoor – the focal point being views of the Pacific Ocean and fenced gardens in-between homes. I wanted my guests to walk in and […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Pineapple, BBQ Chicken, Quinoa

I’ve switched gears, just like that, regarding eating less comfort food and more healthy meals. Yes, the weather has been unusually freezing in San Francisco, with the weirdest of storms passing over the city. But my body is in Spring-Summer mode I think and it is craving more veggies, and less starch – so the […]

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Fashion: Albert Ferretti Haute Couture Limited Edition Spring 2019

Just a fashion I happen to find sensual elegant. And naturally need to share on this Wednesday after surviving one of the worst storms in San Francisco yesterday – weirdest weather for this season for sure. The fact I saw birds actually flying around early this morning made me feel at ease that the day […]

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Decor: For Small Spaces

I downsized a while ago, from a 2 story five-bedroom home in the suburbs to a studio flat in San Francisco. I wanted to be back in my city and didn’t want the chores that come with owning a big house. So, the hubs and I decided to downsize and live in a smaller space, […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Grilled Salmon

Salmon is the only fish I’ll eat, when it comes to seafood. My recipe is simple, salt, pepper, sliced lemon, a touch of grass-fed butter, and ginger, bake in oven for until its done to your liking and serve with grilled asparagus. But tonight I am tempted to try this recipe – and see how […]

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Decor: Weekend Hibernation And Spring Cleaning

This weekend, since we were destined for a storm, with heavy rains and thunder, I decided to tackle closet Spring cleaning, where I pulled everything out and created piles of toss, keep, maybe and what I call – keepsakes for another five years until I am ready to let go of those pieces.  I stayed away […]

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Dreams of Dolphins Swimming

Lately I’ve had some strange dreams and by the time I woke up I could not for the life of me, recollect what it was about. But last night I dreamt that I missed my stop while commuting into work, because I couldn’t put my shoes back on in time to bolt out of the […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Basil Chicken Sandwich

I have Banh Me – a Vietnamese take on a chicken sandwich – at least once a week from my favorite spot in San Francisco. So I figured I would try a recipe for Banh Me at home tonight – and see if I can get the family’s approval on a variation for the same […]

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Lifestyle: Engaging Your Brain

Here’s what I normally do – when someone offers up information about something. I Google to read all about it – or even more about it. This is also when I am watching a film, I feel the need to know everything about the actors, why they chose the part, to the project itself and […]

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