I don’t really set New Year’s resolutions, but writing for a friend’s site, I decided I should learn how to cook. I’m not inept, but it certainly wouldn’t hurt especially when it comes to foods like adobo or siopao that I can’t just pick up at the corner store. It was my dad’s birthday last week, and since he’s getting older and complaining about how his … Continue reading Pumpkin Muffins!
I watch genealogy tv shows like people watch sports. I’m yelling “Do the DNA tests! Take their spit!” at screen-Henry Louis Gates Jr. I’m so excited. While tracing one’s family can be totally privileged– money, war, genocide and more can sever branches– it’s utterly fascinating how these genealogists can find such information, know where to look, put it in historical context, etc. I’ve really no idea if I’ll ever … Continue reading Genealogical Vacation
If you’re like me, bath sets and goods are your go-to present. I know they might get as impersonal as gift cards, but I think they are still practical, affordable, and depending on the set or goods, a little luxurious. I was browsing Target’s website the other day when I found this new line called You Are Amazing. Right off the bat, how can you not love that name? It’s empowering … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
I can’t believe Prince is gone. I can’t believe Lemonade. So I bought a whole new dress for one of my best friend’s potential baby shower (and even posted about it!) and ended up changing my mind. Ever happen to you? But she was planning to name her baby Violet, so I decided to wear my other dress which is purple. This is an Express dress … Continue reading Purple Rain