Notebooks

I was feeling so down this morning. My Facebook newsfeed has posts filled with angst over the Ebola crisis, each with a different theory of their own. I can feel so much anger… Continue reading

Big Tex and all the Fried Foods at the Texas State Fair

The first time I went to the State Fair was probably 10 years ago. We haven’t been back until today. I must admit, I’ve never been a big fan of the Texas State… Continue reading

My Travel Bucket List

If I had a travel bucket list in my twenties, I’d be proud to say I have already accomplished most of them by now. After graduating from college, I knew I was put… Continue reading

Recipe for the Table-side Guacamole at Boudro’s

We have been to the Riverwalk in San Antonio about half a dozen times or so but at each visit, I am still amazed at how vibrant this place is. I love the… Continue reading

My love affair with Food needs to STOP!

Surprisingly, I cooked everything you see (above pictures).. I’m a good cook, not necessarily as good as those home cooks in that TV show Masterchef, but good enough for my family and friends… Continue reading

San Antonio Road Trip

Anyone who knows me well certainly knows that one of my life’s goals is to travel. But because of my commitment to my kids, whose complicated schedules limit us from traveling often, we’ve… Continue reading

Food trucks: still worth it?

Whenever we come to Austin, we never fail to stop and eat at  food trucks. If you didn’t know it yet, Austin is the food truck capital of  Texas, if not in the… Continue reading

Hobnobbing with the diplomats at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room

Last year when we toured the United Nations, we were disappointed to hear that the Delegates Dining Room was closed for renovations. When we learned that it has reopened in February, we didn’t… Continue reading

Laduree Soho: “Mommy, this breakfast is too frou frou for me!”

I reserved a 10 am breakfast for me and the two boys at Laduree in Soho. Upon entering, we were greeted by a beautiful, thin, and tall young lady (whose features are more… Continue reading