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Meetup Spot: Asia

If I could summarize my Asia trip to Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Korea in three words, it would be: connectedness, laughter and fulfillment. CONNECTEDNESS With Friends/Family When Michelle moved to Korea to teach English, I knew I was going to…


Lantern Fest

David and I drove to Reno to meet up with the Ly family and the Lai’s for the Lantern Fest. All I have to say is that it happened way too quickly! The next time I go to one…


With Gratitude

I cried tonight driving home from being utterly grateful. Feel-good tears are the best kind. My heart is filled with hope and I am humbly reminded that goodness and kindness exists. Fittingly, the event I plan every year is called Forget-Me-Not:…


Chasing Cherry Blossoms: Vancouver

Am I more obsessed with autumn leaves or cherry blossoms? That is a tough call after visiting Vancouver. The blossoms illuminated the city, both day and night – adding beauty, charm, and romance. David loved the Vancouver so much, he…


David turns 29!

David’s birthday celebration was in Boise this year. Our friends flew into town for the occasion – we hosted 8 people in our house the entire weekend! As usual, our first stop after picking them from the airport, was…


Popcorn Chicken

After hot pot and barbecue, David’s favorite food is popcorn chicken – the Taiwanese-Tapioca-Express-kind. He periodically craves for this, and it’s not like we can just drive 5 minutes to Tap Ex anymore. So for his birthday, when I…


Drinking Around the World at Disney’s Epcot

Epcot has 11 countries to showcase (or 12 depending on how you see it). The challenge is to finish an adult beverage from each country by the time the theme park is closed. David and I successfully completed this challenge…


Disney Cruise

We sailed on Disney Magic for 3 nights to the Bahamas and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. We waited over ONE YEAR for the Disney Cruise to finally happen! We booked it in January 2014 and even then, many of…


Victoria and Albert’s

Victoria and Albert’s is my favorite fine dining restaurant thus far. It’s a different level of Disney class, located in Orlando, Florida inside Disney’s Grand Floridian resort. Reservations must be made via Disney dining 180 days in advance to…