Coffee Crafts: A Real Thing

As I was perusing online, I stumbled upon a DIY site with various cool crafts. One of the crafts I saw was this via iCreative Ideas:

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A coffee bean magnet! Who would’ve thunk it? Apparently, some coffee lover did.

In any case, I began searching for more coffee crafts because I’ve heard of coffee doing amazing things. Besides brewing and drinking a good cup, coffee grounds can be effective in Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Graham Cracker Toffee Bars

Last night just about an hour before the NBA Finals, I craved for a sweet snack. Something quick and easy. And with available ingredients. I only had graham crackers, chocolate chips and pecans, among other staple ingredients (sugar, brown sugar, flour, etc). S’mores would have been perfect if I had marshmallows! To my desperation, I went to Pinterest and found this awesome dessert Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Spinach Meatball Pizza

Have you ever had a memorable pizza experience? Like, it was the best pizza you ever had and you are ready to spend all your money to buy two or three of them?  Yeah, that’s me thinking about this pizza I had last month when I visited Ohio for a few days. Continue reading

Motivation Monday: Don’t Worry

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Who doesn’t worry about something in their life nowadays? Life’s problems are always pushed in front of our faces. But the more we worry about potential problems (“tomorrow”), we miss out on the present. There’s no guarantee that tomorrow will be the same as today. We don’t know what will hit us – whether good or bad. But one thing is for sure: we must make an effort to appreciate the present.

For more inspiring quotes, come back every Motivation Monday!

Purple for Lupus Awareness

A couple years back, my youngest nephew had this tiny mosquito bite-shaped bump on his face. Being that it was the dead of August, my family and I shrugged it off as a side effect of summer. As time went on, we realized that the mosquito bite got bigger and rounder, thus a trip to the dermatologist. After some tests, the doctor diagnosed him with discoid lupus, or skin lupus.   Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

As you can see, I’m still on a burger theme this Foodie Friday. Maybe it’s because grilling season is here and I’ve been to a few barbecues already? Maybe because I’m anxious for a new burger to try?

In any case, I rediscovered a yummy vegan black bean burger recipe from my friend Brown Veggie Mom (also known as Cherri). Remember Cherri from this post about her blog? Yup, same one. 🙂 Continue reading