Mild Thai Yellow Curry {Toddler Approved}

A few days ago, I decided upon making a one pot green curry for the family, but I needed to do something separate for Savya as the green curry paste is too spicy for him.I used 5 different vegetables, coconut milk and curry powder with nice chunks of potato and chicken to create texture in…

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The Great 6-Hour Tantrum of September

The start of September 2017 shall forever be known as the emergence of the Great 6-Hour Tantrum of September, when Savya literally lost his shit about everything until he fell asleep well past his naptime. I nearly lost my mind, and had no respite because my husband was in Amsterdam for a 3-day work trip,…

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Delicious Greek Yoghurt Spinach Dip! {Recipe}

If you’re an American, you know spinach dip is a party classic. It’s easy to make, available ready-made for purchase at almost any grocery store, and it’s always the first to disappear off the table! We Californian’s generally like to serve it in a sourdough bread bowl with more bread on the side for dipping,…

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Terrible Two’s! Tantrums in Full Effect.

With all the advice you get as an expecting parent and as a new parent, nothing prepares you for the tantrums. They’re just tiny, cute, angry AF people with the rage of a million Spartans looking for vengeance. RAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!! You try to reason with them. NOPE. You try to bribe them. NOPE. You try to…

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Flooding in Nepal: Fundraising for Terai

The 2015 Nepal earthquake was devastating, decimating many poor villages outside of the capital. Most of the money wired to the government still have not reached the smaller villages, and that which did was not enough to rebuild their homes. If it were not for the funds sent through the hands of non-profit organizations like…

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Wild Mushroom & Okra Stir-Fry {Recipe}

So my Mother-In-Law and I were combing through our fridge one night while looking for veggies to combine in a dish for our dinner. We ended up making this delicious dish with okra and wild mushrooms. I definitely did NOT expect it to taste this good, but wow, did this simple dish really make our…

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NYX Cosmic Metals Shadow Pallette: Review + Swatches

Okay, Autumn is here, and I am LIVING for the NYX Comic Metals line. Specifically, their Cosmic Metals Shadow Palette. The eyeshadow colours are lovely, the product itself is a powder but feels almost creamy. It’s easy to blend, and I frequently use it in conjunction with the NYX Lingerie palette. To be honest, I’ve…

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US vs UK: National Lipstick Day Deals at MAC Cosmetics

Okay folks, it's National Lipstick Day, and the deals are flowing in all over the world. Okay, let's be honest. The best ones are in America. I'm getting emails from my American accounts letting me know that I can get a free lipstick at MAC stores and retailers (including Bloomingdales, Macy's, Nordstrom's) and select ULTA's…

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Etude House Sunprise Sunscreen SPF 50+ {Review}

I sweat. I sweat a lot. It's why makeup in the summer has almost always been a no-go for me. It's also why I don't look forward to summer. Sweating profusely on your face isn't cute. Growing up in California, I can vividly remember giving up on wearing makeup during the hot days of summer.…

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Porcini Mushroom and Cavolo Nero Linguini {Recipe}

This bowl of deliciousness is actually a pasta I randomly made out of necessity for lunch one day. It was the day before we went for our weekly shop, and the fridge was looking sparce. I was out of most things except for a bit of cavolo nero (black kale) and leftover raw red bell…

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