ADITL #7: Doing Laundry in Hong Kong

Doing Laundry In Hong Kong

(Note: This post was originally published in September 2012 for my Four Days In Hong Kong blog. While the subject matter is still relevant 5 years later, I have revamped the post and updated the photos and content for A Day In the Life.) Moving to a new place like Hong Kong from California involves adapting to many new things. It’s a different place with a very different culture, different […]

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Simple Nutty Granola Bars

Simple Nutty Granola Bars

Whether it’s a quick breakfast, part of a school lunch, an afternoon snack, or “emergency food” while we’re traveling, granola bars are one of our go-to options. However, the ones we like (i.e. the healthier ones that are also gluten-free) are a tad expensive. It seems a bit nutty (hahaha!) to pay almost $2 for a granola bar that gets snarfed down in less than 2 minutes! My Simple Nutty […]

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How To Cook Eggs In A Rice Cooker

Cook Eggs In A Rice Cooker

Okay, raise your hand if  you own a rice cooker. Keep your hand up if you don’t use that steamer tray that comes with the cooker and it’s somewhere lost in your cupboard (don’t worry…I’m not looking!). Keep your hand up if you didn’t even know what that tray was for! 🙂 No worries…you are one of MANY who fall into that group and I’ve got a recipe coming to […]

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A Day Out At La Pampa

La Pampa

Hong Kong is a restaurant mecca. Different types of Asian cuisine are plentiful, obviously, but there are plenty of non-Asian choices as well. You can even find a good steak. How about a good steak done right and paired with fine wine? And what about enjoying it all in an intimate and cozy atmosphere? La Pampa Argentinian Steak House is a restaurant that meets all the criteria! La Pampa is […]

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A Day Out in Silicon Valley, California

Silicon Valley

This post about Silicon Valley is a two-fer…two-fer-the-price-of-one! This is all about our recent trip to San Jose/Silicon Valley this summer and I not only talk about the food (DUH!), but I’m also including a couple places we visited! I’ll be the first to tell you that most people don’t think of going to Silicon Valley for a vacation. It’s not exactly your typical touristy-vacation type of destination. San Francisco? […]

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