Midway Mark

Javier and I have been engaged for three months now and I feel that since we are at our midway mark, I can share a few details and plans. Wedding Planning: We have planned to have a small and intimate wedding in September with our ceremony taking place at our Kingdom Hall and a small … More Midway Mark

milk and honey

milk and honey by rupi kaur This is one of those books that everyone has heard about even if they haven’t read it yet. It looks like a book but it is a collection of poems and prose’ and actually became a #1 New York Times Bestseller. Without giving so many details away, the book … More milk and honey

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan has always been my favorite go to at an Italian restaurant. I’ve always wanted to make it on my own but it’s one of those recipes that has always intimidated me. Recently I found this recipe of Martha Stewart’s online and decided to try it on my own with a little twist. I … More Chicken Parmesan

#26

4/19/18 11:00 am Helser’s on Alberta Each trip I take, I think to myself, “Will this be my last?” If so, I’m grateful for my years of freedom, for exploring, for my health and financial stability to allow me to come and go on this specific trip. Someday it will all be gone and even … More #26

Four Generations

The engagement ring that I now wear has been passed down from generation to generation in my family. It belonged to my great grandmother and a few months before Javier and I got engaged, the ring was passed down to me. This ring is from the early 1940’s so when it was given to me, it was not … More Four Generations

Blueberry Loaf

I love blueberries in my baked goods and I am so excited to share this recipe with you all. Not only is it easy to prep and bake but it is delicious! Instructions: 1/2 cup of butter or margarine (softened) 1 cup of sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup of milk 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 … More Blueberry Loaf

On Relationships….

You may have noticed that even though I am in a relationship, I am very private about it. While I am very proud and privileged to be with my partner, I do not feel the need to broadcast our relationship and here are the reasons why: It is nobody’s business. This is the primary reason … More On Relationships….

Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding is one of the easiest and most traditional recipes one could make. It’s one of those recipes that doesn’t require much ingredients so it’s affordable and is perfect for a potluck or any other type of gathering. This is your basic banana pudding, my family only adds in one special ingredient; Mexican Vanilla.  … More Banana Pudding

Tonkatsu

Hello everyone! On today’s blog, I thought I would share my version on Tonkatsu, which is a Japanese dish that consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet. Since I am not Japanese, this will not be the traditional Tonkatsu you would have in an authentic restaurant or in Japan but it’s still pretty good! Ingredients: Boneless pork chops, pounded … More Tonkatsu