Picnic day

Since I live in San Diego, it feels like I will never run out of things to do. Every weekend, there are a ton of events in every part of the city. Options are endless here. I’ve been wanting to do a cute picnic on the lawn for so long but never really got around…

magic hour – sunset at ocean beach

I’ve been practically living in a bikini ever since I moved to California. Living close to the ocean, I never know when I am going to end up at the beach. So when I head out, I make sure to wear a swimsuit underneath whatever I am wearing that day. I also keep an extra…

Shepherd’s pie

The number one must-try food for me, at any Irish pub, is the Ireland’s most beloved traditional dish – shepherd’s pie. I have always liked shepherd’s pies but never made it myself until I recently discovered just how simple and quick it is to prepare. Recipes vary widely but the basics include ground lamb, mashed potatoes…

Borscht

My mom spent her toddler years in Russia and my dad attended a university in Russia so it’s no surprise that my brother and I grew up eating all kinds of Russian food. Borscht is one of my mom’s specialty food and I loved eating it when I was growing up. Nowadays, my baby gets…

Spaghetti with meat & tomato sauce

This is a really quick dinner option. It’s good on one of those days if you are in a hurry or just feeling too lazy to cook. You boil the pasta, cook the meat and add a tomato sauce, a monkey can do this! There are so many great choices of marinara sauces out on the…