Quick Trip To Korea Circa 2008

In 2008, our family made a side trip to South Korea to visit a family member who was working there. It was because of this trip that I fell in love with the Korean hot sauce, gochujang. Flying Korean Air “Gochujang or red chili paste is a savory, sweet, and spicy fermented condiment made from… Continue reading Quick Trip To Korea Circa 2008

Netflix Series: Live Up To Your Name

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Summary A cardiothoracic surgeon, Choi Yeon-kyung, from modern day Seoul meets the infamous acupuncturist, Heo Im, from 400 years ago, Joseon, when he travels through time…… Themes 1) oriental and western medicine: At first, Choi was very against oriental medicine despite the fact that her own grandfather was a practitioner of… Continue reading Netflix Series: Live Up To Your Name

Reblog Feature: 5 Easy Swaps for a Greener Kitchen

“I’ve started my eco-friendly journey from my kitchen. The kitchen is the heart of every home and where most of our waste is created therefore the faster way to a low waste lifestyle starts from the kitchen. I’m the last person who does something hard to keep up with. My greener kitchen choices are things… Continue reading Reblog Feature: 5 Easy Swaps for a Greener Kitchen

Product Review: Herbaland Immune Plus

The autumn and back to school is here! One of biggest concern that I have as parent each year is that I tend to catch a cold during this time. It’s nice to find a product that has both elderberry and echinacea in it. Plus, it’s a fun way for us, adults, to take our… Continue reading Product Review: Herbaland Immune Plus

Liebster Award Nomination By Beautyofcafe205

Thank you Beautyofcafe205 for this nomination! It’s so wonderful that we, bloggers, are supporting each other through these tough times. Questions From Beautyofcafe205 1.What is that ONE dish that you can eat regularly and won’t get enough of it? Sushi 2. Are you from the country you currently are living in? Yes 3. This year has been… Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination By Beautyofcafe205

Art Inspiration: Pokemon Drawings During Quarantine

I grew up watching Pokemon cartoons on television. It was exhilarating to see the main characters developing friendships and conquering fears. “Pokémon, also known as Pocket Monsters in Japan. The franchise was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995, and is centered on fictional creatures called “Pokémon”, which humans, known as Pokémon Trainers, catch and train to battle each other… Continue reading Art Inspiration: Pokemon Drawings During Quarantine

Royal Caribbean Cruise To Bermuda circa 2013

In 2013, we booked a short cruise to Bermuda for my birthday. The cruise ship that I boarded on was the Explorer Of The Seas by Royal Caribbean Cruises. On-board Entertainment This ship had an ice rink where we could do some free skating and watch shows on rice! There was a rollerblading area on… Continue reading Royal Caribbean Cruise To Bermuda circa 2013

Netflix Movie: #ALIVE

Alone in his apartment, this gamer was completely immersed in his online game. His mother only left him a note to remind him to buy more groceries. Like a stereotypical young man, he ignored this note and continued gaming….. Until he turned on the television and heard the screams outside….. Themes 1) technology: We, humans,… Continue reading Netflix Movie: #ALIVE

My Dad’s Birthday Dinner During The Covid Year

It’s my Dad’s birthday! Normally, we would go out for a nice dinner at a local restaurant. Not this year, thanks to COVID-19….. As I discussed with my Mom about the choices of cuisine he would like, she mentioned that he hadn’t gone out for chinese food for a long time. He missed dim sum….… Continue reading My Dad’s Birthday Dinner During The Covid Year

Workshop Review: How To Deal With Asian Parents

Being a child of immigrant parents, I grew up with the stereotypical scenarios of Asian parents. Many of us had this ongoing internal joke about how our families were constantly patronizing and criticizing our every move or decisions. Sadly, most of us never said anything. Instead, we would just be quiet and avoid or reduce… Continue reading Workshop Review: How To Deal With Asian Parents