Objects of My Ingestion: Birthday Edition

I turned 29 this year! The only things on my agenda were to hit the beach and eat good food. I’m happy to report that I did both. Two days before my birthday, we went for a day trip to La Union. Masa by Barefoot came highly recommended, so we headed over there for lunch. We occupied a vacant table outside under the shade of … Continue reading Objects of My Ingestion: Birthday Edition

I Liked It, So I Put a Ring On It.

In case you missed it – we got engaged! One of the first conversations we had was about the timing of the wedding. We didn’t want to be pressed for time on planning and budgeting, so we decided on a long engagement. We gave ourselves a long runway – more than a year out from the engagement date. Since we were going to be engaged … Continue reading I Liked It, So I Put a Ring On It.

I Think You Need a Moss Ball

I love sharing my growing collection of houseplants with my friends. At this point, I’ve given away a snake plant, some air plants, and a handful of aloe veras, all of which grew from one “mother” plant. One of the questions I get quite often are “What’s a plant that I can’t kill?” There’s no shame in admitting it – caring for houseplants isn’t for … Continue reading I Think You Need a Moss Ball

Grumpy Joe’s Must-Tries, All in One Go

The first time I dined at Grumpy Joe, it was a newly opened, hole-in-the-wall place with a respectable ten-or-so tables. That was about eight years ago. Grumpy Joe as we know it today has grown remarkably, now with two large branches plus a third in La Union. Amid many changes (Their original branch along Leonard Wood has since shut down) the vibe hasn’t changed. Grumpy … Continue reading Grumpy Joe’s Must-Tries, All in One Go

Seollem Cafe serves Korean Food, Drinks, and Aesthetics

Sometimes I look back at that first lockdown back in March of 2020, and I know I’m not alone in having binge watched Crash Landing on You. I don’t drink coffee, so I never got on the dalgona bandwagon, but the K-drama series offered a bit of comfort and levity in a scary time. CLOY fans will be thrilled to discover Seollem Cafe – a … Continue reading Seollem Cafe serves Korean Food, Drinks, and Aesthetics