Thursday, July 22, 2010

Friday is Peeking.

Friday is starting to peek. Yay!
Just like Rocky in the picture.
He's the funniest doggie.
Happy Thursday everyone!!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Wanna get away? I sure do.

My travel buddy, Jenny.

I miss this place!

The sun, the beach breeze, sand in between my toes, and the warm water.
Just thinking about these things makes me feel like I'm there.

Ok, mini vacation is over! Back to reality.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Hello Sushi! Nice to meet you.

Mango California Roll.

Hello Everyone! First of all, I need to apologize for neglecting my blog. I have no excuse :(. But I'm back! And I'm back with some awesome experiences. Let's get started!

Today I went with my beautiful friends Noelia, Carol and Ligi to eat some Sushi at a wonderful little restaurant "The Boat" in El Segundo. This was my first time EVER eating Sushi and let me tell you I was N-E-R-V-O-U-S! The girls did a great job in coaching and encouraging me. I ended up ordering the Mango California Roll. You will see in the pics below just how I felt. To make a long story short I ended up having some of Ligi's "Candy" sushi. That roll was delicious! Carol and Noelia are practically experts in sushi so they enjoyed all of it! I had a great time with the girls and learned that my friend Carol is one fearless eater. If I ever end up in a "survivor" type show I need bring her along so she can be on my team so we could win in the food challenges :)

Candy Roll

Carol's and Noelia's Plate.

I'm getting ready!

I was thinking twice about it!

I was scuurrred!

First bite!

Ummm....."I don't know about this, I need a minute"

Noelia was happy!

Carol and I and our empty plates!

Ligi and Noelia satisfied!


Oh! and in the end, we had some Pinkberry to end the afternoon on a sweet note.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

I need room to grow and expand.

A few weeks ago we celebrated one of my cousin’s birthdays at the super scrumptious restaurant, Lucille’s. For those who are not familiar with this restaurant, it is a BBQ joint that is unbelievably good. We ate so much food and I practically had to be rolled out. I felt so stuffed and sleepy. After eating, I came to a bit of a situation with my clothing. You see, I didn’t dress appropriately for the occasion. I wore a blouse with a belt over it and a pair of jeans. Here’s the problem, I ate way too much food and had to take the belt off and (shhhh…don’t tell anyone) I had to undo the button on my jeans as well. I left the restaurant with belt in hand and I had to make sure my pants wouldn’t slip off. A bit embarrassing but if I had not done that I would not have enjoyed my food. To the people that were there, I’m sure you didn’t notice this fashion disaster of mine but I apologize.I can now be sure I won’t go through this embarrassing situation again.

Ladies….this brings me to you! I have some fabulous news. If your pants don’t fit or if you are going to a gathering where there will be lots of food and your pants won’t stretch here’s an awesome tip. Take a stretchy hair tie and loop into the button hole and tie it around the button. I have taken the liberty and snapped some pictures for better instructions. So ladies, no more leaving your pants unbuttoned after eating or if you want to get rid of your muffin top, say good-bye to your love handle. Guys, this can help you out too. See? I think of everyone!

Insert hair tie.

Gather the two loops.

And place over the button. Ta-Daaaaaa!

Sunday, May 2, 2010

It's a dog's world.

Meet Rocky.....He's my pup.
He's got quite a personality.
More about him coming soon.
Stay tuned :)


Friday, April 30, 2010

Oh Honey.....

Honey!!! This is probably one of my favorite foods, sweetener, and beauty product. Beauty product?! Say what?!!! heard product. Two summers ago I made it my mission to learn more about this super food and learn what benefits it has. Here are a few things I learned:

1. Honey does not expire and is an anti-bacterial. If you have a wound or a cut put some honey on it so it won't get infected. Also, it will prevent any scarring. It works just like Neosporin but better because it is all natural. I tried it and it proved to be true. I had an ugly spider bite and in a few days I was healed.

2. Honey makes a great facial. I know, it may sound a bit sticky but it's not. It softens your skin and helps remove any old acne scars. I tried this mostly on an area of my face where I had old acne scars and let me tell you, it was a miracle worker. I'm not kidding! ALL the scars on my forehead were gone. I used it every other day for a month. All you need is water and honey! (oh, and you need to leave it on for about 20 min, then rinse).

3. Honey is like Pepto-Bismol! If you have tummy problems, I highly recommend this. There are times I get really bad stomach aches for reasons I can't really explain (really! I don't know why.) I take a teaspoon of honey and my stomach feels instantly better. It might just be the healing properties it has but seriously my tummy is a much more of a happy camper now a days.

Boy oh boy....and the list can go on. Believe me, I am such a huge fan of this natural wonder and it just proves to me that God created so many wonderful things for our benefit. I dare you...go buy a cute little plastic bear full of honey and see how it can help you. If you don't have any, come over to my place, I never run out of honey!! :)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Food for thought.

See the puppy's happy face despite the unfortunate situation?
It brought a smile to my face!

So we meet again! Remember how I mentioned that one of the things I love is to grow in knowledge (read the previous post)? There's an important element in learning and taking in knowledge. That element is to practice what you know and share it with others (haha...that's actually two elements) Ok...moving forward. As I grow and learn in my journey of life I hope I can reflect the good things that i know. So, with this in mind I came across something that really pulled my heart strings.
I sometimes like to stay up until midnight (I know, I know no bueno!) and listen to news radio (I"m a dork!). Exactly at midnight there's a segment on KNX 1070am called "Character Counts". It basically gives you reasons why having good character counts. I love this! Anyways, last night the narrator said "It's not what happens to you but what happens in you". This impacted in me soooo much, you have no idea! At the tender age of 25 :) life has thrown me some hard curve balls. I've lost a hand full of immediate family and some other not so fun stuff happen. It doesn't matter what happens around me or what happens directly to me but it's all in how i deal with it. This really put things in perspective for me. I hope that it does for you too. So let's continue to grow together. Choose to change your attitude on something negative around you into a positive one and see how immediately better you will handle things. As the old Vitamin C song says, "put a smile on your face and make the world a better place". I know I know, you don't have to tell me how corny that was....I already know. :D

Love and Joy,