Pregnant – 32 Weeks with Twins Update

To summarize the last several weeks, I’d say heavy, Halloween, and haircut accurately sums it up. Sweater weather is upon us and I can finally use the two maternity sweaters and fleece lined leggings I was hoping to wear for a few weeks before delivery. The bump has gotten ridiculously dense and bigger by the […]

Pregnant – Tea for Two Themed Baby Shower

Over the weekend, we celebrated our baby shower with friends and family. Between Colin’s baby shower, his first birthday, and the twin’s baby shower, we are constantly amazed and grateful at how much support we get from our loved ones. And by extension, the babies’ loved ones. Here are a few details of the Tea […]

JPOP SUMMIT 2016 – Interview with Chef Tasuo Saito and Yu Hayami of Dining with the Chef

During the JPop Summit 2016, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chef Tasuo Saito of Japanese NHK Broadcasting’s popular show, Dining with the Chef. The program is in its 5th year. Chef Saito’s beautiful cohost, Yu Hayami, is a singer/actress and started participating in the show 3 years ago. The goal of the show is to […]

J Pop Summit 2016 – San Francisco

Every year, fans of Japanese culture are delighted by the JPOP Summit, which is a festival of all things Japanese. Events can last all week (film screenings) but the bulk of activities is on one weekend. Last month, I attended one day of the event to sample the foods offered there. The tasting started with […]

Forge Garden Tour – Santa Clara University – Santa Clara

Last month, I attended an event for Santa Clara University Alumni at the campus garden. We took a tour of The Forge Garden which is one block off campus then had a mozzarella making workshop after. The price of admission was $10 and came with a tour, cheese workshop, wine and beer, and snacks. Santa […]

Taste of Orleans – Great America – Santa Clara

Last weekend, we went to California’s Great America’s Taste of Orleans festival. This amusement park always brings back memories of my youth. It was the place to be back then and it still is. It’s a nice place to go during summer break. Thanks to Great America for complimentary tickets to the park and for […]

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 […]

Easy Recipes Inspired by The BFG Movie

Disney’s The BFG directed by Steven Spielberg, adapted from famous chidren’s author Roald Dahl, just opened this weekend and is playing in theatres now. The story is about a young orphan named Sophie who dares to stay awake at the witching hour and she meets The BFG (Big Friendly Giant). He takes her to Giant […]

CorePower Yoga (Golden Triangle) – San Jose

There’s a new CorePower Yoga studio coming to San Jose. Grand opening is tentatively scheduled for June 3. Press Release below.— (Denver, CO) May 5, 2016 – America’s leading yoga brand CorePower Yoga is pleased to announce a new studio opening in North San Jose, located at 55 River Oaks Place, Suite #10. CorePower Yoga roots […]

Portland 2016 Recap Part 2 – All the vlogs

The last post would be too long if I put in all the video blogs so here’s a recap of Portland in video form. Enjoy!