Feels like Fall

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Over the weekend my husband,  his brother,  and I went to Seattle…for less than 48 hours. No, I am not going to write  a guidebook like I’m an expert as some bloggers do. I’ll write like one does in Seattle for less than…

Monte Carlo Deli & Pinocchio’s Restaurant

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On Friday,  I took K to Pinocchio’s in Burbank commemorate our year since went to Italy for our honeymoon. I heard about this place from my former colleague and I have to say, the food was authentic Italian home cooking and very reminiscent…

Cafe Britt

Cafe Britt Tres Rios

Costa Rica prides in their coffee and the conditions they grown on: shade grown, high altitude, and the soil is enriched in volcanic ash. Cafe Britt is the major brand at Costa Rica. Think of it as the “Starbucks” of Costa Rica but…

Chinese food…in Liberia, Costa Rica

Cuatro Mares Costa Rica LIberia

You will find a Chinese restaurant everywhere you go. We found plenty of them in Italy, but we never went. After this one maybe trying out Chinese food in a foreign country is worth a try. For my husband it was oddly refreshing.…

Labor Day in Costa Rica!

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A few snippets from my phone. More photos in my real camera of course!  Yesterday was our first full day in Costa Rica and we went to Monteverde Cloud Forest hiking and played with butterflies and hummingbirds. For dinner we went to Pizza…

Reading: “The Sunlight Pilgrims” by Jenni Fagan

The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan

  The year set in The Sunlight Pilgrims was 2020 and the world is about to enter its Second Ice Age. I completed this book in such a timely manner with the Louisiana Flooding going on maybe this could happen after all. It’s hard…

Zion National Park Trip, Kolob Canyons

Zion National Park Kolob Canyons

I’ve been meaning to post these photos of our Zion trip from Memorial Day weekend sooner. It’s been a very busy summer work-wise. With always putting this post off, I had a goal to post the Zion pictures before we leave for Costa…

Reading “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi

Raise your hand if you heard of this book because of this NY Times Op-Ed? When I read Lucy’s Op-Ed on losing her husband and his journey to write this book, I cried for a few days and I couldn’t get it off…

Beauty Review: Vapour Organic Beauty Stratus Luminous Instant Skin Perfector

Vapour Skin Perfector

I never understood needing a primer because it somehow made my skin drier and duller as the day progresses. I kept hearing about Vapour Organic Beauty Stratus Luminous Instant Skin Perfector throughout the organic beauty blogosphere, I couldn’t help but check it out. It…

Weekend Snaps – We got a new puppy!

Pomeranian Koda

It’s been a while since I’ve posted but meet Koda, our newest addition to the family! A couple weeks back, our friend had a baby pomeranian they needed to get rid of because they were moving and their next place wouldn’t allow them to…

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