Christmas in Seattle | Photo Diary

Merry belated Christmas, everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday. For the first time ever, my parents and I went on a trip for Christmas and being from San Diego, we wanted to go somewhere with snow — or at least weather below 60 degrees. We decided on Seattle and lucky us, it snowed … Continue reading Christmas in Seattle | Photo Diary

9 Festive Things To Do in San Diego This Holiday Season

Christmas is fast approaching, but with the constant 70 degree weather here in San Diego, it sure doesn't feel like it. Here are 9 festive events and activities in the SD area that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Global Winter Wonderland When: Now-Dec 22, and Dec 29-31 Where: SDCCU Stadium (formerly … Continue reading 9 Festive Things To Do in San Diego This Holiday Season

Deck The Halls | Christmas Decor 2017

Christmas is my favorite time of year and I get into the Christmas spirit as soon as it hits November 1, but this year flew by so fast I didn't even realize how quickly the holidays were approaching. I figured if I didn't put up decorations now, it'd be too late. So my family and … Continue reading Deck The Halls | Christmas Decor 2017

12 Winter Date Ideas + New Blog Name and Layout!

For those of you who don't know, Kevin and I started this blog together a couple years ago, but with school, work, and distance, we couldn't post as consistently as we planned and we ending up taking an unintentional hiatus. It wasn't until earlier this year when I decided to start blogging again. Now that … Continue reading 12 Winter Date Ideas + New Blog Name and Layout!

Coco | Movie Review

Over Thanksgiving weekend, my family and I watched Disney/Pixar's Coco. The film follows Miguel Rivera (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez), a 12-year-old Mexican boy who aspires to be a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. However, the Rivera family has a strict no-music policy, which originated generations ago when Miguel’s great-great-grandmother was abandoned by … Continue reading Coco | Movie Review

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide On A Budget | Christmas 2017

With all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals online, it's the perfect time to do some Christmas shopping. Buying gifts for other people can get pretty stressful, so hopefully this list provides you with some inspiration to make gift giving a little easier this year. Maybe you'll even find a gift for yourself. For … Continue reading Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide On A Budget | Christmas 2017

12 Fall Recipes To Try This Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up for all us in the United States, I've been putting a lot of thought into what I'm going to prepare for dinner with my family and I've come across some great recipes — some I've already tried and some I'm excited to try in the next few days. Most families have … Continue reading 12 Fall Recipes To Try This Thanksgiving

What Dreams Are Made Of | Rome Photo Diary

I haven't done much traveling in the past couple of months, but it's one of my favorite, if not my absolute favorite, thing to write about. So I decided to dig through my archives and I stumbled upon pictures from a trip I took to Rome a few years back. It was my first time in Europe … Continue reading What Dreams Are Made Of | Rome Photo Diary

October 2017 Favorites

I skipped writing a favorites post for September because I didn't have many things to talk about, but I found myself having to cut some stuff out to keep the post from getting too long (oops). So here's a compilation of favorites from the past two months. TV Shows 1. Master of None I know, … Continue reading October 2017 Favorites

Filipino WWII Veterans (Finally) Honored with Congressional Gold Medal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8XFn2cixCM Today marked a momentous (and long overdue) occasion. Congress awarded Filipino WWII veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. Shortly after the attack on Pearl Habor on December 7, 1941, Japanese began their attack and invasion of the Philippines. President Roosevelt called upon Filipinos to fight under the … Continue reading Filipino WWII Veterans (Finally) Honored with Congressional Gold Medal