Miami Beach
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Miami Beach

Our springtime baseball tour of Florida was perfectly timed, as we were very lucky with warm, sunny days and not much humidity. The visit was capped off with three nights in Miami Beach– my first time ever visiting Miami, beach or otherwise. We stayed right in South Beach at the Uma House, a very cute…

Tampa Bay
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Tampa Bay

Alex and I visited Florida for a week in April for — what else? — baseball! The Giants were on the road to play the Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins in succession, and since both of those ballparks were still on Alex’s list, we decided to join the road trip and visit both stadiums…

Bay Area | March, 2024
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Bay Area | March, 2024

It’s time for our March recap! A month in which we had our second cookbook club;  a camping trip in Pinnacles; and a surprise getaway to Stinson Beach. But it all began with a rainy day trek to the Oakland Museum of California’s White Elephant Sale. I picked up this set of four candlestick holders….

Win Son | Cookbook Club
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Win Son | Cookbook Club

I have been delighted to see the growing number of Taiwanese cookbooks published in recent years. Although I was happy to support the authors by simply buying the cookbooks and having them decorate my kitchen shelf, I wanted to actually enjoy the cookbooks as not just books but as the dishes contained within! And so,…

Taos, New Mexico
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Taos, New Mexico

Taos with my spouse! After a beautiful drive from Santa Fe, we arrived at our home for the week, an airbnb not far from town. Our first dinner was wonderful, at The Love Apple.  We got to visit Taos Pueblo, which is the oldest continuously inhabited community in the US. We were given a lovely…