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Happy New Year!

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Happy Tet! Chuc Mung Nam Moi! My second favorite holiday of the year. Spring (Xuan) will be here soon, once we get through this so-called Snowmageddon. I don’t know about you, but I welcome the cold. It’s  a good excuse to wear tights and mittens.  Anyway, I wish you and all your loved ones a prosperous and healthy new year.  Here are just a few things that remind me of Tet every year: fresh, blooming […]

I heart Thanksgiving

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food / home sweet home / Phamily

Just had a wonderful weekend. It was a looong and busy week but I couldn’t have asked for better by the time the weekend came. Friday night, my friend, Trang and I, spent an evening with Isabella Rosselini at the Cinema Arts Festival. She is such an awesome, funny, charismatic person. We got to see some of her new Green Porno series, titled, Seduce Me.sigh* She’s so cool. Afterward, we couldn’t resist going to our […]

tea and sweets

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My love of tea and Japanese tableware on display. Imagine my excitement when I scored two cast iron tetsubin teapots at Ross, of all places! Mexican guavas. They were packed in the back corner of Central Market’s fruit and produce section. I couldn’t resist its fragrant aroma. My sister’s little watermelon sprout. It’s growing a  few millimeters a day. Spent the Halloween weekend chilling at my sister’s place, trying out new recipes, sipping hot tea […]

the Guild Shop

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home sweet home / Vintage

I’ve been obsessed with the Guild Shop. Apparently, its a local gem in Houston, but I’ve only recently just discovered it. My sister and I have been finding all sorts of goodies here. The place is always packed, especially early in the morning on Saturdays, but there’s always so many things to rummage through and possibly take home. So far, we’ve collected a vintage Coca Cola pitcher, a glass cake stand, some amber jars, and […]