What an eventful weekend. Dan and Brandi finally tied the knot! It’s been a long journey and I was ecstatic to be there. Per usual, I spent a lot of the ceremony and reception getting video for my wedding gift – the video! And as is customary, I will (hopefully) deliver it to them by/on […]Read more "The Wedding of Daniel Buckley and Brandin Dungan"
It’s time for Heroes on Hines again! I did NOT train at all this year. In a panic, I ran Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (5K each time) in order to make sure I wasn’t in a terrible way come race day. For those of you that don’t know, my company sponsors a 5K every […]Read more "Heroes on Hines 2019"
Ben got some Last Dab Redux in. Naturally, we decided to have a wing night and he brought his collection of hot sauces over for us to trial. Jill made a macaroni dish to supplement the large amount of wings we had to eat. We tried to line the sauces up in order of perceived […]Read more "The Last Dab & a Birthday"
It’s been about 3 months since my parents permanently moved up north, and I decided it was high time to visit them. One of the shared interests we have is food, and so they took me to Traverse City where they had discovered a cute, little restaurant – The Cooks’ House. The restaurant is basically […]Read more "Visiting the Parents"
I’ve been watching Shokugeki No Soma for a long time now. We’ve had Shokugeki dinner parties as a result. Not in the sense that we’re having food battles, but that we make the dishes in the show. We chose the dish based on a late season 3 episode. Hachis Parmentier Turns out it’s pretty similar to […]Read more "Dinner Party: Hachis Parmentier"
Last Wednesday for our dinner party night, we decided to make Okonomiyaki. I’d previously seen pictures of this dish with it’s creepily waving ingredients in my friends’ picture. It just so happened that I stumbled on some Youtube videos about this Japanese delicacy and found out, it’s actually not that hard to make. So Ben […]Read more "Okonomiyaki, Mimosas, KBBQ, & Hookah"
Thank you Grandma Peng. You were a wonderful human being and you touched many lives. You treated me with kindness and love, even when I was an annoying, hyperactive child. Rest in peace, and I hope you’re winning all your mahjong games wherever you are now. I’ll miss you.Read more "Grandma Peng: A Remembrance"