DIY: Cinnamon Peppermint Citrus Tea

My love for tea stems from witnessing my parents drink tea every single day of their life. The tea sipping experience itself is somewhat soothing especially with the warmth of the tea mug in your hands. Depending on what flavor of tea you enjoy, the aroma could take it to the next level. One of my most favorite … More DIY: Cinnamon Peppermint Citrus Tea

Guava, Pomegranate, and Rosemary Sparkling Mocktail

This is the first post shot in our new kitchen! I’ll share some before and after projects of the kitchen soon but today it’s all about holiday mocktails. My hubs and I don’t really drink so mocktails are perfect for us. This Guava, Pomegranate, and Rosemary Sparkling mocktail fits the bill as a vibrant, cheery … More Guava, Pomegranate, and Rosemary Sparkling Mocktail

Flower Ice

Summer days call for fancy ways. Add flowers into your ice cube trays and make flower ice. Your cold drinks will thank you for bathing them in a bowl of fancy schmancy ice cubes! Because life should be beautiful… in every way imaginable. Flower tray from IKEA. Please note that these ice cubes are not … More Flower Ice

Detox Ice Cubes

There are ice cubes and then there are detox ice cubes. These are not just good for keeping you hydrated and refreshed; they’re smart enough to provide your system with a dose of antioxidants, help clear up your skin, and give you the most energy you’ve ever imagined. Be careful what you wish for. Ok, … More Detox Ice Cubes

Summer Slushies + Glass Dharma Straws Giveaway! (Ends June 3rd)

Summer is almost here and it’s time to celebrate with yummy fruit slushies! I’ve been making slushies for the kiddos every night with their dinner. They are absolutely delish, refreshing, and healthy. Zoey gets to choose what goes into her slushies and she always opt for some sort of berry. Here are two slushy recipes … More Summer Slushies + Glass Dharma Straws Giveaway! (Ends June 3rd)

Citrus Coconut Soda

Happy Monday! Today, I’m sharing an uber vibrant, bubbly, and tasty thirst quencher. Sorry, it’s not an alcoholic drink but I’m sure with some imagination, you can probably turn it into one! Say hello to my Citrus Coconut Soda. The name says it all. There are only two ingredients: citrus + coconut soda. To make … More Citrus Coconut Soda

Thai Iced Tea

Are you a fan of Thai Iced Tea? You know that pretty orange tea often served at Thai restaurants? Well, I certainly am but tend to cringe at the price tag that comes w/ them. This is b/c I know how EASY and inexpensive it is to make. I don’t like to pay more than … More Thai Iced Tea

Blueberry Limeade

Here’s a thirst quencher that looks and tastes AH-MAZING! I was totally inspired by the lemon balm from our garden. Their scent is very similar to lemongrass. Very refreshing and lemony.  I had blueberries and lime in the fridge- ta da! An idea was born. What better combination to use the lemon balm with than … More Blueberry Limeade

Food Diary

Good morning all! I’ve been up since 5:45am, it’s a little crazy how my wake up call schedule has been so early since entering mommyhood. Gone are those college days when I can barely get out of bed to make it to a 2pm class! I KNOW…I’ve come a very very long way. I guess … More Food Diary

Taro Milk Bubble Tea

Yes, I love hot beverages. Especially times like this when the sun seems lost, outside is damp, and the weather is still chilly enough to sit by a fireplace. However, today I was just done sipping hot cappuccinos and teas. The craving was for something refreshing, something like a Taro Milk Bubble Tea. I’m sure … More Taro Milk Bubble Tea

DIY- Artichoke Tea

If you have never had Artichoke tea, it’s about time you make some. It’s so refreshing and super easy to make. Literally. If you know how to turn on the stove, you can make this. Here goes.  Start w/ a fresh artichoke. Boil for about 2 hrs. Notice that the artichoke floats on top of … More DIY- Artichoke Tea