Happy Life

Getting Angry, Broken Fingers, and Starting Over.

It was a morning from you-know-where. Hubs was away on business, and I was on my fifth full day of single-parenting and dirty laundry up to my ears, when things got really well… REAL. (Aka: “crappy”,”shitty”, “poo-ey”, “I-wanna-tear-all-my-hair-out-crazy,” whatever you call it at your house) ​She got mad, slammed the (car) door on his fingers.… read more

The Problem With Racist Cops. (It Starts with Us)

Wheww, what a week. Last week we were celebrating the greatness of this country, its independence and freedom and equality, and now, 7 days later we wonder if there is any greatness or freedom or equality left. I don’t know about you, but as a mother, I can not watch ONE. MORE. VIDEO or read… read more

Fashion Series: Summer, part 2. (Rompers and Maxi Dresses)

Rompers are my second boyfriend. They’re just so comfy and cool, and they are totally IN right now. They’re what I’ll be wearing this summer when I’m not at the pool or going out in my heels and my hubby’s classic ’69 Ford. Actually scratch that. I’ll for sure be wearing them then. Because, what’s… read more

Fashion Series: Summer, part 1. (The Sassy Classy Swimsuit)

Ok, so when I said that my sister and I were doing a fashion series together, I didn’t realize how impossible it would be to get us both in the same spot for multiple photo shoots at multiple locations and dates, over the next couple of months. Whewww. Being realistic about these things is obviously… read more

My Sister and I: Fashion Series, Spring

Ever since this blog’s beginnings, I’ve been getting inquiries and requests to do fashion, which is weird, because ever since I’ve been born, I’ve been super intentional about being seen in public places with my fuzzy slippers, my deep set, no-makeup “Asian eyes”, and fluffy sweats.  It always seemed crazy to me that anyone would be interested in that. I just never got it. I never… read more