Meatball Penne Pasta in Marinara Sauce

If you’re like me, making your picky toddler actually eat is a challenging task in itself. Some days you just want to create a quick side meal for your toddler or if your toddler is being picky from the main meal that you’ve already cooked, luckily this basic dish will be easy and fast toContinue reading “Meatball Penne Pasta in Marinara Sauce”

Best Hills to Sled for Free in St Paul, MN

Living in St. Paul, MN my whole life I know a thing or two about sledding… for free. Although, growing up I had the privilege of having a perfectly steep hill in my backyard at my parent’s place. But since my parent’s have built a deck in their backyard, sledding on their hill would probablyContinue reading “Best Hills to Sled for Free in St Paul, MN”

Store Launch

Finally, an online store that provides stylish and practical solutions for organizing your home and life! I am thrilled to share this announcement with you. Thrilled To Finally Be Able To Launch My Online Store I have been working hard for the past few months just getting things ready for the new year and preparingContinue reading “Store Launch”

Herbs

A Little Background I had recently called my paternal grandmother on her birthday and ended up taking for almost two hours. She lives in Seattle, Washington and I’m in St Paul, Minnesota so we don’t get to spend much time with each other. She recently turned 71 years old and I was just asking thingsContinue reading “Herbs”

Rice

I have a taste for plain white rice, whether it’d be short-grain white rice (sushi grade) or Jasmine rice (long-grained). Short-grained white rice is the type of rice that many Hmong people, as well as Southeast Asians, eat. For a healthier option, Hmong people have transitioned to eating more Jasmine rice. Hmong people have aContinue reading “Rice”

SPICES

Spices in the Southeast Asian cuisine are used as condiments to add a touch of spice to a dish or cooked in high heat alongside to ingredients. Spices are ultimately used in every Southeast Asian dish imaginable. It’s safe to say that if it’s not spicy, it’s not an authentic Southeast Asian dish. The wordContinue reading “SPICES”

SOY SAUCE

Soy sauce is it’s own beast in the overall Asian cuisine, not just to Southeast Asians. It’s used in many of its Southeast Asian dishes and is often used as a condiment and/or a marinating flavoring ingredient. Soy sauce is a salty savory umami flavor made from soybeans (which means it’s vegan/vegetarian approved) and isContinue reading “SOY SAUCE”

Homemade Stuffing

If you’re ever in the mood to take on the challenge of making some homemade stuffing, I got you covered. I have been eating stuffing my whole life from Stove Top Stuffing Mix and it never fails. But this year is different in every way and all this pent up creative energy I took itContinue reading “Homemade Stuffing”

Crockpot Split Pea with Ham Soup

The only time we ever make this Crockpot Split Pea with Ham Soup is if we have leftover ham. Probably one of the best leftovers we make with leftover ham, but unfortunately, we make this meal at least once a year and typically around the holidays. But this upcoming year will be different as IContinue reading “Crockpot Split Pea with Ham Soup”