Living Life the Wong Way --In Pursuit of Happiness and Food!


U-Pick Apples – Clearview Organic Orchards

U-Pick Apples – Clearview Organic Orchards

A couple of weekends ago, we drove out to Clearview Organic to do some apple picking. It’s such a lovely activity to do with the kids. I’ve been here twice previously. This is by far my favorite apple orchard. Their trees are dwarf trees which […]

Our Weekend – Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair and Apple Tart Tatin

Our Weekend – Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair and Apple Tart Tatin

This weekend was pretty low key for us. The highlight was seeing my youngest daughter’s expression when she saw Piggie and Gerald, the famous Mo Willems characters, at the Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair. She loves her Elephant and Piggie books and makes me read […]

Our Weekend – Farmer’s Market and Pumpkin Patch

Our Weekend – Farmer’s Market and Pumpkin Patch

I love going to farmer’s markets and seeing all the vibrant colors and fresh selection of fruits and vegetables. Over the weekend, I stopped by our small local farmer’s market. I was on a mission to buy some fresh strawberries before the season is over. […]

Shopping Online for Asian Groceries – Review of Weee!

Shopping Online for Asian Groceries – Review of Weee!

Do you get excited when you get a delivery? Even though I’ve been using Weee! for almost a year now, I still get excited when I receive a package from them. Weee! is the largest online Asian grocery delivery company. I live in the San […]

Eyebrow Tinting Tutorial

Eyebrow Tinting Tutorial

I got my eyebrows tinted for the very first in May this year and now I’m hooked. I was uncertain about the results initially. At first, they seemed very dark and overpowering, but gradually, I got used to them and really love it now. I […]

Milia Removal

Milia Removal

As I’ve gotten older, I find myself with more milia.  No!  It is not cute like baby milia!  Somehow, everything is cute when it relates to a baby, but not on an adult.  At first I thought I just had whiteheads and tried to extract […]

What I’m Reading Now:  Is There Still Sex in The City

What I’m Reading Now: Is There Still Sex in The City

I had the pleasure of meeting Candace Bushnell, author of the super popular, Sex and the City, at a book event last week hosted by Rakestraw Books. It was a small intimate event with about 40 people at a house up in the Danville hills. She was promoting […]

My Daily Exercise

My Daily Exercise

In my effort to be more physically active, I’ve been doing daily walks around my neighborhood. I really hate doing any form of regimented work out. I may start off strong but that lasts only 2 weeks tops before I run out of steam. Luckily […]

10 Amazon Beauty Finds Under $20

10 Amazon Beauty Finds Under $20

10 Amazon Beauty Finds Under $20

Thai Food:  Pad See Ew Recipe

Thai Food: Pad See Ew Recipe

The Discovery of Thai Food I love Thai food!  My introduction to Thai food was a little restaurant in Berkeley call Cha-Am where my friends took me to when I was in college.  It was an extremely popular place on the Northside of Berkeley.  Before […]