Lifestyle: Summer 2019 Cocktails To Order At Poolside or…

Summer 2019 cocktails to order at poolside or in your kitchen on a Saturday evening when the kids are out and you and the hubs are ready to have a date night – indoors. :). Here are my top picks and for the rest please go here: Advertisements

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Travel: Things You Might Want To Know Vol 17

There is ample information about a destination when planning a trip – whether first time or the fifteenth, the volume of articles is extensive. However, on occasion, I prefer to focus and share on background travel details to, hopefully, help bring the world closer, and more relatable. On another note – have you seen this […]

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Emotional Therapy Is In Order This Morning

An invite to a graduation this coming week has me travelling, leaving behind a million chores and responsibilities to remain unattended. But sometimes we all need a break… {Photo source from here and here}

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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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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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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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Discussions on How To Quit Carbs, How Effective Are Charities and Why The Fuss

Topic of Carb: My weakness, like most anyone, is carbs and starchy foods. With each meal I make, I wonder how can I workaround carbs/starch foods without experiencing withdrawals, or feeling a void in my stomach as if I hadn’t eaten anything. Drink water most say to fill that void, and sure, I’ve done that […]

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Weirdest of Reflections Last Night

I fell asleep at 8 and was up by 2, stressing over a few things coming up in our household, or things I need to plan for, or rather how best to organize the chaos, and then all of a sudden my mind wandered off to… How to Be Less Critical of Yourself …is something […]

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Lifestyle: A Guide to What To See, Read and Eat

This blog title was abbreviated from ‘A Guide to what to see in films, books to read for 2019 and restaurants to try if you haven’t already’ and so begins the suggestions: What Films to See If you are heading to the Tribeca Film Festival 2019 or simply adding films-to-see to your list, then I […]

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Decor: Would You Be Inspired by…

…an artist, a famous celebrity, if you buy and live in their home, which in this case is  currently on sale? I always wonder – whether it would be a curse or a blessing. Either way, here’s a glimpse into the home where Irving Berlin once lived – remodeled of course.  Would you do it […]

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