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Make sure you vote today! I voted and the polls were very crowded, which is good.

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Posted by on November 6, 2012 in me



I took a cooking class at Roy’s Hawaiian Restaurant in Pasadena this past weekend. I LOVE Roy’s. It’s one of my favorite restaurants. I was so excited I just kept grinning before class started. We made appetizers at this class. It was my first cooking class at Roy’s, but I’ll definitely take classes there in the future.

This is an acorn squash salad with arugula and pomegranate seeds with a pomegranate dressing. It was really good. It’s vegetarian, and if you brown the squash with olive oil instead of butter it can be vegan.

Here’s a chicken curry salad with apples and mango. I usually don’t like putting fruit with meat, but it was really good. finely diced chicken, apples, and mango, with curry mayonnaise. Yum!

Scallop ceviche. I didn’t try this because I don’t like scallops or avocado.

Here’s some shrimp lumpia (egg rolls) with bean sprouts and diced veggies. They were really good. The sous chef made a sweet and spicy chili sauce to go with them. I wish I had the recipe for that.

Here’s some of Roy’s famous short ribs. We didn’t cook these, because it takes a long time to make, but the sous chef teaching the class made some plus some steamed veggies so we could eat them for lunch along with our appetizers.

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Posted by on September 10, 2012 in adventure, cooking, food and drink, fun, me


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So I get to be spoiled all day!

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Posted by on August 27, 2012 in animals, birthdays, cats, me




I went away for the weekend because it’s my birthday, and I did some window shopping. I wandered into the Kate Spade store I found some wonderful shoes! They are a low heel, and super comfortable! It doesn’t even seem like you’re wearing heels! Then I had fun tormenting Squeaky but she didn’t seem to mind.

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Posted by on August 26, 2012 in birthdays, me


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Because nature has a sense of humor, sausages grow on trees! This was at the Koko Crater Botanical Gardens. It is a Sausage Tree, or Kigelia Pinnata. The blurry photos are mine, the clear shots are some that I found online so you can see it properly.






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Posted by on August 17, 2012 in fun, me, nature, travel


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