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The Sweetness of a Matcha Latte

Instead getting a dose of my usual boba milk tea, I opted for a matcha latte this afternoon. It had been a while that I have had in my head to make a matcha latte. I made a trip to … Continue reading

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Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta with Vodka Sauce

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“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.”- Albert Einstein Fun time with great companies and … Continue reading

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A Nostalgic Affair: Sardines + Egg Baguetti

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Good afternoon, Everyone. It’s a gloomy and wet Thursday. These are the kind of days when I’m lost in nostalgia. I fixed myself a sardines + egg baguetti for a much-needed dose of childhood sentimental affair. Iberia or Marock’s canned … Continue reading

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DIY Anti-Acne Mask

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As a runner, skin care needs special attention and could be a daunting task during warmer weather condition. That means increased blemishes or acne from sweats, sun-block lotion, UV light (that’s me!), etc., that clog up pores as well as … Continue reading

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Fuel After a Run: Spring Vegetarian Bibimbap

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Nothing beats a bowl of spring vegetarian bibimbap after a 18-mile training run, for lunch. It surely leaves you feeling refueled, recharged, and refreshed. To those who are suffering rising body temperature from the heat of the sun, refueling the … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos

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Hubby had been talking about fish tacos for a while, mainly because he missed the ones we had from this one restaurant, Orale Fish Tacos in Campbell, CA, which we usually would have for lunch after our long run on … Continue reading

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A Morning Delight: Fig Goat Toastini

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Good Afternoon, Everyone! Out of the ordinary, I slept for only 6.5 hours (2 hours less than I normally do) and still woke up feeling energetic and happy. It was 7am. Birds were chirping. The air was freshly crisp. My … Continue reading

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Rainbow Salad

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I love to make salad. It’s simple and fast, not to mention efficiency which I like. Another favorite reason is a way for me to clean out the fridge. Especially vegetables that I sometimes buy one too many, which we … Continue reading

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Friday Casual: Daring and Serene

Happy Friday, everyone! I can’t seem to get enough of pink lately, even though Valentine’s is way over. It’s a laid-back and daring color that could be paired with almost anything and any color. My favorite way to pull off … Continue reading

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A Rustic Rendition of Shrimp Ravioli with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Salsa

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I love pasta, all kind, but something about ravioli that makes my heart skips a beat. A plate of heart-felt ravioli. Now, homemade dough is absolutely admirable but that’s not for me as it’s time-consuming to knead, roll, fill and … Continue reading

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A DIY Valentine’s Treat: Fruit & Nutella Swedish Pancake

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Happy Belated Valentine’s, you beautiful! Hope you had a day filled with roses, hugs, kisses, candies, chocolate and sweets too! I am a big believer of love but not so much a gamer of spending double the money on Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Romantic Valentine

My very first Polyvore style board so happen to be a romantic valentine outfit. I don’t know when that I start to fall in love with pink and glittery things. But putting on some pink and glittery thing makes even … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Dumplings

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Jiaozi (餃子) or dumpling is perhaps the most special food in people’s life thousands of years ago in China because it is served at a particular time and day. People, typically in northern China, have a custom to stay up … Continue reading

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Apple Sago Pudding

A beautiful day begins with some apple sago pudding. I woke up this morning wanting dessert. For me, that’s out of the ordinary to crave sweet as breakfast. Typically, a boiled egg and a piece of toast would do. Though, … Continue reading

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Star + Kiwi Fruitti

I had been telling myself to eat healthy lately so I bought a bunch of fruits and trying to figure out how to make eating them fun and pretty. I envisioned a fruit platter related to love and Valentine’s Day. … Continue reading

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