Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Congratulations! Graduation season is in full swing, and I'm so excited for these graduates! ♥ A few weeks ago, when leis were not readily available, we made a paper lei using a template from Lia Griffith! It took quite a bit of work, but it was well worth it to have a lei with the school colors!

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Today we spent an amazing day with these fearsome creatures at the Butterfly Pavilion.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

I visited the Museum of Ice Cream with the perfect date! ♥ It was so much fun wandering from room to room, sampling ice cream and taking lots of photos. You're not allowed to go backwards in the museum, but you can stay in each room as long as you want (save for the pool of sprinkles)-- so that we did. If you're looking to learn about ice cream, this is not the place. But if you're looking for a great time and sweet photo ops, this is the perfect place.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The thing I like most about the The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire is seeing other people dressed up. It's fun to walk around taking pictures of others and with others!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Warm weather calls for cold dessert! After soaking up some sun, we went to BlackBall. Good call my friends, good call.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

My grandma's steamed minced pork was one of my favorite dishes of all time. I don't know what she put in there, but it was magical and delicious. The other day, I attempted to make this on my own-- but with a few more ingredients. I mixed the ground pork and corn starch with a little bit of preserved turnip (a little goes a long way), spread it flat in a shallow dish, and steamed it. Afterward, I cracked an egg over it and steamed it until it was done. Then I served it with rice and asparagus.

egg over steamed minced pork with preserved turnip; ground pork, preserved turnip, corn starch, egg, asparagus, rice.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

It's only two days into the week and I'm already exhausted. Maybe it's time to really just slow down and spend more time in the kitchen (and more importantly, in the Word). On the menu tonight was watercress and pork soup with a side of rice for good measure. Now that the fridge is fully stocked, it's time to start cooking again.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Thankful for food, friends, and sunny days.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Every morning, I'm greeted with God's beautiful creation! These flowers are so pretty! ♥

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

I make a mean salad. The other day, I put together a blackberry feta salad.

Here's what I used: mixed greens, blackberries, eggs, tomatoes, feta cheese, pepper.

I mixed it together and topped it off with a drizzle of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey. Seriously, good eats.