People have tried to insult me by telling my I care too much, as if being passionate is a bad thing. I have been told statements and asked questions like these: "you are only good because you care", "why do you even care?” and even, "get a life". Since when did working hard, being ardent, … Continue reading “You Care too Much” – An Insult from the Envious, Insecure & Passionless
I have been passing in front of Japan Inn in Doral for a bit and now it is finally open for business! The exterior and name caught my attention every time I drove by it – I was not sure if it was a hotel or a restaurant and it does not architecturally look like … Continue reading Japan Inn Doral
For every year of my life, I have gone to the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition on opening day. This year was no different. I have so much to be thankful for and so many blessings to celebrate, so why not continue the tradition, eat yummy food, and knock back a cold one at Beer:30 … Continue reading Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Opening Day Tradition!
Long time no post.....but, I'm back and I have a lot planned. I went to Universal Orlando & Disney World last weekend (MLK weekend) – boy, was everything packed. On Friday night, we opted to avoid the crowds and craziness by going to a restaurant outside of the parks. We were seriously craving sushi, so … Continue reading Seito Sushi (Sand Lake)
I had the pleasure of dining at Roasters 'N Toasters, a contemporary eatery featuring traditional NYC-style dishes, for the first time last week. It is apparently rated the #1 deli in Florida. Last year, I visited NYC twice (in October & December) and both times I ate at the famous Katz Deli. So, it is … Continue reading Roasters ‘N Toasters – A Little Piece of NY in Miami
Check out my YouTube video on how I recreated the magic of Harry Potter! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FFJXblMhpw&t=3s I don't usually follow specific themes for Christmas, but this year I decided to give it a shot! After completing my Harry Potter movie marathon (I try to do this every year around Christmas), I knew I had found my … Continue reading DIY Harry Potter Decorations
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXOppXjomF8 My Dad has spent years perfecting this recipe and let me just tell you...it does not get any better than this! The Goya Maria Cookies are a great touch. I hope you enjoy this treasured family recipe. Ingredients 1 large can of evaporated milk 1/2 cup of water A little less than 1/4th cup … Continue reading My Dad’s Famous Chocolate Pudding
Check out my How To video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/r2dmUWeIlHg I used a recipe on Delish to get me started. I first happened upon the idea of pumpkin pie egg rolls on Pinterest, while I was conducting research for my Thanksgiving menu. I thought it would be too much of hassle to make it on Thanksgiving, … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Egg Rolls
I was pleasantly surprised by how splendid Serendip-a-Tea was. It may be hidden and not as popular as its neighbor, Hole in the Wall, but it is not to be disregarded. The place is quirky and distinctive. In addition to its heartwarming display of art/decorations and unique teacups, it provides excellent, personalized service. … Continue reading Serendip-A-Tea – Scintillating, Spry & Special!
I woke up craving pumpkin bread, so I made it! It was challenging for me to find the perfect recipe, but I eventually found one I could work with. Baking is a science and an art, therefor I am cautious when experimenting. This is the recipe I used to get me started: https://cookieandkate.com/2016/healthy-pumpkin-bread-recipe/. I wanted to make … Continue reading Healthy & Easy Pumpkin Bread