You Need to Watch “Chef and My Fridge” on Netflix

My mother likes to ship me boxes of goodies, or care packages, since she knows my family is away from home and some things are not easily accessible when living in military installations. She often stuffs the boxes with toys, clothes, and snacks to spoil her grandson, Rayden.   Candy and gift cards for my…

I Love Wendy’s

My top favorite fast-food chains are Taco Bell and Wendy’s.  My sister and I were practically raised on Taco Bell for dinner for 3 nights a week or so when we were younger.  After school we had extra circular activities. Mondays were karate (Goju Ryu), Tuesdays were gymnastics and dance, Wednesdays were karate or tennis…

My Man CAN Cook!

On the weekends we pick one night to go out to dinner.  Occasionally, my husband, Jeff, will text me if he is in the mood for something specific.  One evening he texted, “I really want nachos from that barbecue place and I’m making pretzels.” This all seemed normal, except for that last part.  I often…

Kim Sung Bae and the Case of the “Lemon”

When I was in elementary school I remember my family participating in a foreign exchange student program.  This program brought visitors from countries outside of the US and have them stay in our homes for a month or so to learn and live in a different culture.  We got paired up with a young boy,…

I’ll Have the Basta Pasta, Please

One of my favorite restaurant chains is Oregano’s.  It serves Italian food in large delicious portions. I always order either the Basta Pasta, Brussels Sprouts, Pablo Picasso Salad, the Huge Guaca-Tony, Bistro Calamari, Garlic Cheese Bread, or Lady is a Scampi (http://oreganos.com/).  My mother cracks me up because she will order the Turkey Sandwich, but…