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secret garden

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photography / Potpourri / weekends

I took my niece and nephew to the Bayou Bend Gardens for a quick photo session during my Spring Break. I was hoping to catch the pink magnolias in full bloom, but unfortunately, missed it by a week. We were able to enjoy the camellias, tulips and azaleas that were still showing their vibrant pink blooms. I really love this garden and have been meaning to visit it at least once a year. You have […]

James, year one

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Life / Parties / Potpourri

My nephew turned 1 last weekend and I helped my sister throw a moon & stars themed birthday party for him. I kind of had trouble coming up with ideas for this one, but really became inspired that week before the party. I was able to pull together a few pieces for the party, including this string art piece for the dessert table. Art Club has been working with string art for the past few […]

Amélie

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Life / Parties / Potpourri

          My brother and his wife welcomed a baby girl, Amélie, last October. As part of the Vietnamese tradition, we celebrated her first month into the world with food and family from both sides. My dad made his well-loved curry and my sister and I had another excuse to practice our flower arranging skills that we learned from a previous floral workshop.

sweet potato frittata

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food / Potpourri

I’ve been changing my diet up since January, cutting out red meat and incorporating more greens and healthy proteins in my meals and working out at least two to three times a week. So far, I’ve enjoyed cooking and looking up new recipes to go with this new lifestyle. Kitchen Confidante has been a favorite blog to visit and get inspiration. I tried out this sweet potato and kale frittata awhile back and it was […]

Bougainvilleas

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Potpourri

The bougainvilleas around my neighborhood are in full bloom and as the weather has finally been going into cool breezy mode lately. I love it when Olivia comes to visit because she l o v e s being outdoors. She’s been learning on her own to recognize and remember how to say things like the alphabet, her numbers,  colors, animals and the sounds that they make, although, I still don’t think she’s able to roll […]