Chicken Fried Rice

I spent a portion of Mother’s Day making this delicious chicken fried rice for our kiddo. It is one of the few things that he actually loves and I typically make a large batch (as in triple the recipe below) to freeze so that all we would have to do for future meals is thaw […]

Essential Ingredients in my Pantry

These are some of the pantry ingredients I use in my kitchen and I will continue to add to this list as I go along. :) The sauces I typically use in stir-fries (left to right): 1. Viet Huong Three Crabs Brand Fish Sauce 2. Koon Chun Thin Soy Sauce or Pearl River Bridge Superior […]

Wildwood Park

Yesterday morning, we were in the area and took the opportunity to stop at Wildwood Park, which is located next to Lake Erie. The weather was absolutely gorgeous! I could definitely live right by the beach! ❤️

Geauga County Maple Festival

Submitted my final paper yesterday, yay! The following photos were actually taken the prior week when I should have been working on my last paper but my brain was not cooperating! So I took a short break and we went to the maple festival! Of course, the first place we headed for is the tent […]

Beautiful Daffodils

While I love tulips, I only have spring-blooming daffodils and (one lone patch of) hyacinths in my garden right now…..and that’s because the deer that pass by frequently love tulips even more than I do! :) All these daffodils were given by my mom-in-law over the years…..we just plopped them into the ground, and voilà, […]

Vanilla Chiffon Cake with Fruits and Cream Round 2

The reason why I tried making this cake so soon after my last effort is because I wasn’t entirely pleased with my prior attempt and alright, I admit that it is also partially because we wanted to eat the cake again, lol. Here is a list of things I am not too wild about with […]

Blackberry and Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Like bacon, cream cheese makes everything better, lol. So delicious! Enjoy. 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened 16 ounces brioche bread or buns, cut into 1-inch cubes (I typically use S. Rosen’s Brioche Buns, 12 count, 32 ounces, purchased from Costco for $3.59. You will only need 1/2 the bag. Freeze the rest for next time.) […]