pizza balls

I like to make things from scratch whenever I can. It’s cheaper, tastes better, and I feel better knowing that my family is not ingesting all the unnecessary additives and chemicals present in… Continue reading

twin hill ranch

I love living in northern California. I especially love the fresh produce that’s available year around. We are definitely spoiled here. This past weekend, I had the pleasure of going apple picking with… Continue reading

chili + buttermilk cornbread

I’m surrounded by fabulous cooks. My mom is one of the best cooks I know. As a matter a fact, on my to-do list is to make a compilation of all her fabulous… Continue reading

Apple Fritters

I love Pinterest. I was relatively late joining this wonderful platform. I knew of its existence but I didn’t want to join another site when I was already overwhelmed by all the other… Continue reading

Egg Salad + Tomato Jam Sandwich

I have always admired those who plan out the whole week’s menu in advance for their families. I have never done that nor will I ever do that. I’m too much of a… Continue reading

buttermilk pancake muffin

My son is a food snob. Now, before you judge, I did NOT make him this way. Maybe it’s innate since his father is a chef. But ever since he was little, he… Continue reading

chicken pot pie

Tomorrow will be the first official day of fall. It’s my favorite season. I love the mild weather, changing of the leaves, fall crops-apples, pears, and squashes, and knowing that we’re a step… Continue reading

glacier national park, how great thou art.

This post is dedicated to my wonderful and lifelong friends: Sooyoun, Mindy, Bonnie, and Christina. Life is full of peaks and valleys. And for the last couple of months, I have been tested… Continue reading

blessed

Sometimes I get so caught up in doing what is called “life” I forget to stop and see how blessed I am; in family, in friends, and in my surroundings. Today I stopped… Continue reading

back-to-school teacher’s gift

I was recently asked by Sarita to do a guest post on her blog I Love Gifting. Needless to say, I was really honored and excited! I decided to share a back-to-school teacher’s… Continue reading