Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway

Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway

Tastefully Simple and a Giveaway Update: please note this giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Debbie (#26) who won the giveaway. Happy Monday! Or not…Here’s my attempt to make Monday a little better with this giveaway. I recently was provided with a few Tastefully Simple products to sample from their spring/summer line: 29 minute citrus […]

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013 With my sweet tooth, I had to do a separate list for the sugary treats we’ve eaten. We’ve tried out a lot of amazing sweets this year and it was really hard to narrow it down to a list of top ten, but here they are: #10 Vanilla Bean Angel […]

Spotted Cow

Spotted Cow

Spotted Cow The food court inside Zion Market is just about complete. Spotted Cow recently opened and Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe has its menu up and looks to be in its finishing stages. Spotted Cow is a made-to-order Vietnamese Pho place. I was a little cautious about how good it would be, especially with the […]

Snacks from Taiwan, Snapshots from China

Snacks from Taiwan, Snapshots from China

Snacks from Taiwan, Snapshots from China Over the summer, my youngest brother was lucky enough to travel for 2 months in Asia. He went all over China and spent some time in Vietnam and Taiwan as well. I’ve really enjoyed seeing all the pictures of his trip and wanted to share a few. But first, […]

Salju Dessert

Salju Dessert

Salju Dessert On a recent trip to LA, my brother requested snow ice for dessert. He was visiting from the Bay Area, which surprisingly hasn’t developed as many snow ice places. Of course I’m always game for snow ice. We were hoping to visit the new branch of Blockheads Shavery, my second favorite snow ice […]

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle One of the spots I’ve been most looking forward to check out in Los Angeles is Tsujita, a branch from a Tokyo restaurant which is well known for their tsukemen (aka dipping noodles). Located in Little Osaka of West Los Angeles, Tsujita only offers tsukemen and ramen during lunch, making this […]

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s products

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s products

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s products I love shopping at Trader Joe’s and I thought I’d take some time to highlight some of my recent finds. I don’t know about you, but I have to limit my visits to once a month because I always end up with a huge grocery bill and all I have […]

Cro-Bar (Cronut), Monte Cristo and more from Donut Bar

Cro-Bar (Cronut), Monte Cristo and more from Donut Bar

Cro-Bar (Cronut), Monte Cristo and more from Donut Bar Donut Bar was one of the first in San Diego to come out with their version of the Cronut, which they call the Cro-Bar. I finally had a chance to try it out this weekend, also checking out some of their other new menu items like […]

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway

National Sangria Day and a Giveaway One more giveaway for the holidays! Today, December 20th, is National Sangria Day. To celebrate, Rubio’s is giving away $20 in gift cards to one lucky reader. All the information for the giveaway is in the PromoSimple box. Good luck! And don’t forget to enter the Green Mountain Coffee […]