Avocado & Sriracha Deviled Eggs

 

 

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One of Melo’s friends is getting married next month and she was invited to a bridal shower this past weekend. It was one of those garden party pot-luck style showers (love those!) and she was asked to bring deviled eggs. Well it’s finals season for her, which means she’s sick. Which also means I had to make the deviled eggs; which I don’t mind.

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Rethinking Your Bucket List

A few weeks ago, we attended the Travel + Adventure Show in Long Beach, California. We had the opportunity to sit in on a talk by CBS Travel Detective, Peter Greenberg.

I won’t go into the specifics of his presentation–a lot of it was aimed at middle- to upper-class, white, hetero people/couples. And as we are a queer, low-income, non-white couple, a lot of it didn’t really apply to us; or at least, we couldn’t really relate to it. But he did have a few pointers that we could relate to and implement into our travel adventures.

One of the things he said was to throw out your bucket list. Why? Because all the places on your bucket list, are most likely on everyone else’s bucket list as well. Continue reading Rethinking Your Bucket List

Daisy Mint

I work in the Glendale/Pasadena area weekday afternoons, so a few weeks ago Melo and I decided to stay in the area for our date night.

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How cute are those chandeliers?!

Melo LOVES Thai food, so I surprised her by taking her to Daisy Mint, a Thai spot right off of Colorado Blvd near Cal Tech and not too far from Old Pasadena. This place is so adorable! The cozy interior actually reminded me a lot of my favorite brunch spot in Atlanta (you can read about it here). It’s very charming and quaint; perfect for a date!

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Travel + Adventure Show

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Yesterday we had the opportunity to attend day 2 of the Travel + Adventure Show. The expo has been around for 12 years and gives travelers the opportunity to link up directly with industry exhibitors at the expo. Exhibitors offer deeply discounted travel deals, free giveaways, and raffle prizes. The expo also hosts several industry professionals who give either cooking demonstrations or short lectures on traveling with families, how to get the best deals, and the best technology for travelers. Speakers include Rick Steves of Travel with Rick Steves, Peter Greenberg of The Travel Detective, and Samantha Brown of the Travel Channel.

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Foodie Must-Have Kitchen Accessories

As foodies, we’re always on the lookout for awesome kitchen and bar accessories. Check out this list of five items sure to spark your foodie lust today.

 

Cloth Napkins
Image source: leafcutterdesigns.com
Image source: leafcutterdesigns.com

I absolutely adore these notebook paper cloth napkins at Continue reading Foodie Must-Have Kitchen Accessories