smashed cucumber salad recipe

Smashed Cucumber Salad

Happy first day of Fall!!! I’m not quite ready to dive into all things pumpkin. Lately I’ve been having a love affair with cucumber, which I can only seem to bring myself to eat during …

Indivisible People shirts - Daughter of an Immigrant

Indivisible People

My parents came here from Taiwan. Poor. Not speaking English. They learned. They raised two kids away from where they were comfortable. They became comfortable. They thrived. I’m so grateful to my parents for starting …

Nisolo James Almond Oxfords - the perfect fall shoe

The Perfect Fall Oxfords

It should be no surprise that my favorite shoe heading into Autumn is by Nisolo. Their Ecuador Huarache Sandals were on my feet all summer long – they made it into both movies! These are the James Oxford, and they look just as good in the heat wave as they will with long pants.

Vegan and Gluten-Free lunch at Doma Kitchen in Marina Del Rey, LA

I Ate Some Plov and I Liked It

I first visited Doma Kitchen in Manhattan Beach – the restaurant has since moved a bit closer to me. Owner Angie Corrente has elevated a Marina del Rey strip mall into a cozy little neighborhood gem.