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

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 […]

Budget Croissants

Budget Croissants

Budget croissants? Is that an oxymoron? Croissants are like the sophisticated baked goods–unlike a common dinner roll after-all. But, yes! I have found some budget croissants! I love fresh-baked croissants! In Paris, the ubiquitous bakeries always have fresh-baked croissants and I still couldn’t get enough. […]

Normandy in Berkeley

Normandy in Berkeley

Living in the Bay Area, we are spoiled by all the variety of food offerings. Berkeley is no exception. We’re still discovering new food places as more and more new places pop up. Today, we ate at one of our favorite Thai restaurant, Imm Thai […]

Elevated Ramen

Elevated Ramen

My family was in Knoxville, TN a few years back and we were craving Asian food. We were surprised to find a ramen place nearby. I should’ve known not to expect authentic ramen when the restaurant name is Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern, but we shouldn’t judge […]

Easy Basic Crêpe Recipe

Easy Basic Crêpe Recipe

There is something about crêpes that have a special place in my heart! Just the smell evokes pleasant memories of my college days. Although crêpes seem like an elevated brunch food for the Francophiles, it was actually a cheap eats for me in my university […]

Sephora Skincare Haul

Sephora Skincare Haul

I love trying out new skincare products and I usually purchase them from Sephora. With their generous return policy, I feel reassured that if the products don’t work out, I can return it. Recently, Sephora started carrying The Ordinary. I’ve heard many positive reviews for […]