Holidays & Events

Chinese New Year Mung Bean Dumpling Soup!

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Chinese New Year Mung Bean Dumpling Soup!

Happy Chinese New Year!  It’s the Year of the Goat!  In this video, I am joined by my special guest Mrs. Lam, who shows us her very delicious Chinese mung bean dumpling soup to celebrate the New Year! Ingredients: Dumpling skin White Sticky Rice powder (2 cups) Tapioca Starch (1

New Year’s Korean Rice Cake Soup!

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New Year’s Korean Rice Cake Soup!

On New Year’s Day, Koreans traditionally celebrate with their rice cake soup, so I grew up eating my mother’s rice cake soup on New Year’s Day. In this video, I show you my mother’s rice cake soup recipe. Chewy soft rice cakes are cooked in a delicious beef broth, and

Low Calorie XMAS Egg Nog with Soy & Coconut Milks!

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Low Calorie XMAS Egg Nog with Soy & Coconut Milks!

During Christmas season, I love egg nog, but I am always hesitant to drink it because of its high calorie and fat.  In this video, I show you my low calorie version made with soy and coconut milks without sacrificing the great smooth creamy taste.  Your waistline will thank you!

Japanese Origami Bouquets: Flowers That Last Forever

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Japanese Origami Bouquets: Flowers That Last Forever

Wedding season is just around the corner, and brides are seeking the perfect floral arrangements for their special day. Instead of the traditional natural flower bouquet, walk down the aisle with a beautiful origami flower bouquet. The bridal bouquet signifies fertility and the bride’s feelings towards the marriage by the

My Wedding Anniversary!

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My Wedding Anniversary!

Today is not just Super Bowl Sunday, but also my wedding anniversary!! Every year, I give my hubbie (aka “Panda Bear”) a dog themed card because I just adore animals, and these two little chihuahuas sharing a big bone (sooo lovie dovie) is my card this year.  Whenever we go

Prosperity in the Year of the Horse

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Prosperity in the Year of the Horse

In the East, the end of January and beginning of February calls for the most important and well-loved holiday in all of Asia: the lunar New Year! Although this week-long celebration takes all different forms across different countries, the Chinese New Year is perhaps most well-known in the West for

Wedding Dress with a Kimono Flair!

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Wedding Dress with a Kimono Flair!

In the search for the perfect yet unique wedding dress?  At this celebration of love, shared with friends and family, we want to both acknowledge tradition and our heritage. We also want to make distinctive additions that make our particular wedding stand out from others, extra-special to our guests and