Attending This – Red White and Brews at Great America

Last weekend, our family was invited to a media event at California’s Great America. Their Red, White, and Brews event during Memorial Day Weekend kicked off the summer season. We got tasting cards for 5 items as well as beer/wine tastings too. A variety of entertainment including dueling pianists, a live cover band, and picnic […]

Eating This – Coconut’s Fish Cafe

There’s a new fast casual restaurant in town and it’s already a beloved for those familiar with the brand from Maui. Coconut’s Fish Cafe recently opened in Cupertino to an eager crowd tech employees and curious diners who had seen construction in progress for almost 14 months. The family owned brand brings its famous fish […]

Wearing This – City Stripes

This dress and shoe combo has been my favorite this month. The stripes make me feel like I could brew a decent cup of coffee. And wearing shoes with no-show socks feels like a hipster approach to footwear. Let’s talk about these kicks for a minute. They’re the Cole Haan Ella Grand in blue suede. […]

Wearing This – Casual Spring

As a Bay Area home owner, I’ve always aspired to have the kind of front door that random fashion bloggers would pose in front of much like I did the other day in front of this really nice house in the Rose Garden area of San Jose. This classic New England style front door with […]

Traveling – The Photographers I Have Been

As a food blogger, it was sometimes disappointing to have put so much effort into a thorough review, a well balanced photo, or an in depth vacation recap, only to find that people respond most to photos of ramen and burgers. There was no space in my food blog for my photography work like the […]

Wearing This – Athleisure, Fitbit, and Nike

You guys, I don’t quite understand the concept of athleisure. It’s athletic but also leisure wear. Isn’t that just a lazy Sunday morning outfit? Well here I am taking a stab at the concept. Literally being athletic and then sitting leisurely while wearing the same outfit. Actually, I dress like this whenever I’m outside of […]

Balsam Hill Treelot 2016 – Burlingame

The Balsam Hill annual Treelot event is one of my favorite holiday events to attend. At their Burlingame show room, rows of trees are displayed and walls are covered in wreaths, garlands, and ornaments. Last year’s event was a spectacular evening and this year had much of the same wonderful spirit. The marvelous wine, cheese, […]

GIVEAWAY – Tickets to Cavalia Odysseo in San Jose – Sept 17 at 2PM

Hi friends, a very cool giveaway has come across my desk. The Odysseo is coming to San Jose and I have tickets to giveaway. It’s an equestrian show, think Cirque du Soleil but with horses! Cavalia has given me a package of 8 tickets to do a flash giveaway. One winner’s name will be put […]

The Property Brothers Debut Scott Living Furniture at Orchard Supply Hardware – San Jose

This weekend, the Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott were in town to promote their new book and outdoor furniture line at Orchard Supply. Of course our family went to catch our favorite HGTV co-hosts. The book is called Dream Home and gives tips on when to determine to fix up a home or buy […]

Ikea Redesigns Restaurant + Giveaway – East Palo Alto

Photo by Ikea Ikea is remodeling all U.S. Store restaurants including the location in East Palo Alto. The restaurant’s new configuration will reflect three different dining zones: one for quick dining, one suited to families, and another focused more on creating a more casual, socializing environment   Photo by Ikea  I had a chance to […]