Lo Mein with Steak and Veggies

Since I was 5 years old my parents had the tradition of eating out EVERY Thursday!  No matter what was happening during the week or the weekend, the three of us knew Thursday meant going to a restaurant (most of the time to a new one or one we have not gone in a while),Sigue leyendo “Lo Mein with Steak and Veggies”

Memories from an “all girls” Catholic school

My son, following the public education of where we live, will go through four schools before graduating from high school. He is truly unfazed by the system and is already looking forward to going to his third school, I,  on the other hand, cannot help but feel anxious that he is not creating roots andSigue leyendo “Memories from an “all girls” Catholic school”

Quick and Easy Cucumber Pickle

Ingredients: ½ cup white vinegar 2 teaspoons of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt ½ teaspoon of coriander seeds ½ teaspoon of caraway seeds ¼ teaspoon of red pepper flakes 1 garlic smashed 1 English cucumber (or any cucumber) thinly sliced Step 1: Mix all the ingredients except for the cucumber, in a small saucepan atSigue leyendo “Quick and Easy Cucumber Pickle”

The Long Haul Flight Essential Checklist

We are three weeks away from our Mediterranean Cruise and Barcelona Trip and we have pretty much all tied down (as much as possible).  We are starting to look into packing our clothes, finishing our excursions selections, and getting to know more about Barcelona. So as I start packing our bags and getting ourselves ready,Sigue leyendo “The Long Haul Flight Essential Checklist”

How can we be a better friend?

We are all unique in our essence, in our abilities and in our personal qualities that allow us to contribute positively to the lives of the people we love most and the people around us.  Many times, although we are aware of these wonderful people who are part of our lives, we tend to spendSigue leyendo “How can we be a better friend?”

Barcelona Day 1… airplane trip, arrival, and walking Las Ramblas

Vacation planning… airplane trip, arrival in Barcelona and walking Las Ramblas! Every time I travel I  like to visualize the voyage, the process of “getting there” and for me, this is even more important when you are traveling with family and friends.   We are traveling to Barcelona to take a 8-day Mediterranean Cruise withSigue leyendo “Barcelona Day 1… airplane trip, arrival, and walking Las Ramblas”

10 perfect gifts ideas for the special man in your life

It has always been very difficult to gift my husband, first because it really seems that he has everything he wants and deeds, and second because “I don’t want any gift” is his favorite phrase. So every Christmas, every anniversary, every birthday and every St Valentin represents a puzzle that I have to solve. OverSigue leyendo “10 perfect gifts ideas for the special man in your life”

When a simple Thank You will do

Last Friday night we went to bed a bit late since we had friends over for dinner.  I cooked the appetizers, side dishes, and dessert, while our friends did the most tastefully, tender, and juicy Brisket ever.  We laughed, and talked, and laughed some more. As I and my husband went to bed, although weSigue leyendo “When a simple Thank You will do”

Stir Fry Ramen with Pork

Today recipe is a special one.  I make this on Friday night when we as a family are craving something different.  We try our best to eat meatless as much as we can, which is why this dish is a splurge when it comes to food.  It is a Stir Fry Pork Ramen and itSigue leyendo “Stir Fry Ramen with Pork”