Category Archives: HOME

Wishful Thinking

Conversation overheard this morning coming from Plum’s room: MK: Wake up honey!  WAKE UP! Plum: Hmmm… MK: Rise and shine! Plum: What day is today?  Is today Saturday or Sunday? I couldn’t hear MK’s response, because I burst out laughing so hard.  … Continue reading

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EATS: DIY Sushi

As a busy lady, I am on a constant look out for easy weeknight options.  Anything that takes less than 30 minutes to make is a must-try in my book.  From my previous posts, I have come up with a … Continue reading

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A Dog, A Magician and Namaste

My heart was heavy throughout the day; saddened by what happened in Las Vegas.  Three things that helped this evening.  1. Take my dog for a walk.  The innocent and carefree nature of dogs when you take them out to … Continue reading

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A Car Non-Enthusiast Guide on How To Buy a Car

First disclaimer, cars aren’t important to me; except for when I can’t get to places without one.  I haven’t thought about cars, or even looked at a car closely for more than a decade.  Last year when one of my best friends visited me … Continue reading

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EATS: Sick Day Noodle Soup 

On my way out from work, I got a call that Plum was not feeling well.  I drove like a mad woman and hurried in to school.  “Mommy!”  Plum called out and ran to me.  We checked with a thermometer.  … Continue reading

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My Fish, Obsidian 

 This is my fish, Obsidian.   He sleeps on its side like a human and enjoys swimming up-side-down.   We got him from a pet shop the day after my daughter won his ex-bowl mate, Ash, in the famed LA-based … Continue reading

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Recent Conversation with My Nine-Year-Old

On Black Friday: Me, as I stepped in the door after work: Hurry, let’s get to the store before they close today.  They are having a 25% off  Black Friday sale! Plum, reading her book without looking up: But if … Continue reading

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