Three Weeks in Orange County

It's been about three weeks since my husband and I moved to Orange County and I'm already loving it. We moved to a decent-size townhome on UC Irvine's campus - my husband is starting classes at the end of September. It's been a short time here, but a lot has happened. The move from NorCal … Continue reading Three Weeks in Orange County


What’s Been Keeping Me Busy – Special Announcement

Hey Everyone! It's been about a year and a half since I started this blog. The whole idea behind it was to help me find focus and achieve a sense of purpose in my limited life. Blogging is hard! I had no idea that coming up with good content and being consistent with it would be … Continue reading What’s Been Keeping Me Busy – Special Announcement

Lake Berryessa Spillway

lake berryessa

It's been a rainy Winter here in Northern California, and you can easily see the effects of all the rain when you look at any of the rivers in the area. Even though we've been living here for less than two years, both my husband and I are impressed with the water levels here in … Continue reading Lake Berryessa Spillway

What NOT do to when visiting Hollywood

When one thinks about Los Angeles, Hollywood come automatically to mind. Both Hollywood Blvd and the Sign. So when visiting LA, one must include Hollywood on their list of things to do. And that's exactly what I did when I went to LA with my family. Little did I know that there's a wrong way to … Continue reading What NOT do to when visiting Hollywood

Salvador Dali Statues

Salvador Dalí Sculptures

Last September, my family and I drove to LA. While checking off items on my dad's list of things to see, we parked near Rodeo Dr. to see what the fuss is all about. To our surprise, there was an outdoor exhibition of some of Salvador Dalí's sculptures. I am a huge fan of his … Continue reading Salvador Dali Statues

Elephant Seal Viewing on Highway 1

elephant seal

A few months back, my parents came to California to visit us. My dad had his mind set on driving down the Pacific Coast Highway from Monterey to Los Angeles, which my mom and I had done the previous year. This time around I was determined to stop and admire the Elephant Seals near San Simeon, … Continue reading Elephant Seal Viewing on Highway 1

Visiting Los Angeles

visiting los angeles

As a foreigner living in California, visiting Los Angeles is on everyone's list of things to do; and I only realized that as my parents were planning on visiting us. I had a huge discussion with my younger brother on why visiting LA more important to visit than Yosemite National Park, which was my initial … Continue reading Visiting Los Angeles

Sacramento’s Midtown and THIS Midtown

THIS midtown sacramento

Summers in Sacramento are full of events for the community. What is more is that plenty of them are free. One of the events that I wanted to check out ever since the weather started warming up was THIS Midtown, promoted by Midtown Business Asociation. Not to mention that any excuse to go to the … Continue reading Sacramento’s Midtown and THIS Midtown

North Lake Tahoe

North Lake Tahoe

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I decided we wanted to leave the city and see something different. We decided on going to north Tahoe and explore that area. We are on a super tight budget, so we still couldn't make it to a ski resort and try it out.We had, however, a … Continue reading North Lake Tahoe