It's a little ironic how my health-freak of a cousin loved making sweets even though she lectures my family every time any of us decide to indulge in desserts. She went through a phase of making creme brûlée and even bought a creme brûlée making kit that came with a mini torch and four ridged … Continue reading Home-made Creme Brûlée
I love making bark. It is so simple yet so delicious and beautiful! If packaged right, it makes a wonderful gift for friends and family! So I actually have a reputation of being a master at bark making so my friends enlisted in me to help them make holiday bark for their special someones. When … Continue reading Easy home-made Holiday Bark
As you may have known by now, a lot of my second year of college was dedicated to the UCLA sailing team. When I wasn't in class or studying, I was competing at regattas or hanging out with my team at socials and parties. Marina Del Ray became my second home and all I knew … Continue reading UCLA Sailing Team Snow Globe
I am a holiday season connoisseur and I solemnly swear by Christmas jingles, peppermint mochas, and pine-scented candles. I lived in the dorms my second year of college and wanted to make my environment seem more festive. Any decor counts in my book - no matter how little or subtle. To the right of our … Continue reading Holiday Greetings!
If you guys have known me for a while, you'd might know about my body transformation a couple years back. All throughout my childhood, I've always been chubby. I ate whatever I wanted, I indulged in boba and desserts, and healthy eating was never an option in my book. It wasn't until mid high school … Continue reading Thankful for my body
Shown: Front cover of the booklet For a project in a class, we were asked to create a "zine" (short for magazine) based on Thanksgiving. For my zine, I decided to create a mini cookbook for thankfulness! I went ham on this project because scrapbooking is my expertise and I finally had a use for … Continue reading DIY ‘zine
One night, the gals of the sailing team decided to get together and having a baking night. I was excited because I loved making desserts but had never gotten the chance to in college (living in the dorm and all). One of my teammates, Sarah, is a baking connoisseur (she had a whole box of … Continue reading Passionfruit cupcakes