Category Archives: Home made

Brother’s Engagment Ceremony Trip

A few weeks ago the Hubby and I took a trip up to Chicago for my brother’s engagement ceremony.  His fiancee is Vietnamese and comes from a very traditional family.  So, our whole immediate family went to Chicago to participate in the ceremony. Continue reading


Cinco de Mayo

Happy almost Cinco de Mayo!  In honor of this day, I made some homemade guacamole, courtesy of a recipe from Alton Brown.  I love him, he makes food so interesting and I always learn something when I watch Good Eats. Continue reading

Moment of weakness

I had a horrible moment of weakness the other day and had a (very) late lunch at Chick-fil-a.  Curse them and their delicious, delicious spicy chicken sandwich… Continue reading

Pasta and Curry

Shrimp, Leek and Spinach pasta

I like to cook.  Plus, the Hubby loves my cooking (….or at least that’s what he says.  I can’t tell if he just likes saving the money we would normally spend by eating out…) My favorite magazine in the whole world is Real Simple.  The magazine itself is so pretty and the spreads are so visually stimulating.  I absolutely adore their food section, and most of the recipes I end up trying are from Real Simple. Continue reading