Odds & Ends – Feb/March 2018

Anyone have any theories on why February always feels like the longest month of the year even though it’s the shortest? Mine is that February and March are the first full months of work or school after the holidays, with nothing to look forward to until Memorial Day. This year in particular has felt like the…

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Odds & Ends – Dec/Jan 2018

I will start off by admitting that I made zero New Years’ Resolutions, especially not ones related to the blog. I did, however, take on “Drynuary” (dry January) – no alcohol for a month. I’ve never been a heavy drinker, but all those corporate happy hours add up!  Feeling self-conscious about not having a drink…

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4-Day Singapore Stay

I don’t get to travel to the other side of the world to see my grandparents in Taiwan very often, and it’s not every year your company gives you five days off between Christmas and New Years. Considering these factors on top of my dear friend Joycelyn’s new job in Singapore, it was a no-brainer…

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Easy Graham Cracker Toffee Brittle

These days, my motivation to create in the kitchen is next to zero. A huge reason is the clean-up, but another reason I didn’t anticipate is the lack of big groups of hungry people to pass baked goods off to. When you spend most of your time with adults twice your age and your job…

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Foodie Gift Guide 2017

Hello from Singapore, where it’s hot and humid and anything but “beginning to feel a lot like Christmas”! Nevertheless, with the big day less than five days away, I thought I’d put together this last-minute gift guide for any procrastinators out there who might need something under the tree for the foodies in your lives….

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