Sunny Day Smoothies

Hey Readers, So last week I wrote about one of may favorite hot drinks, hot chocolate, today I’ll write about the best drink for a hot day. Smoothies are great because you get to make up a recipe, they always taste great and they can be really healthy. Smoothies are also a Kitchen Sink food…

Hot Drinks in Cold Weather

It’s raining it’s pouring !!! Hey, so it’s raining in Santa Barbara, and it never rains… I always love rainy weather because it means I can stay inside, watch TV and drink loads of hot chocolate. This week my class went on a retreat to the Montecito Sequoia Lodge where we played in the snow…

Sonja’s Soufflé

Hey, This weekend I didn’t really have anything to do… On Saturday my parents and I went to breakfast at Farmers Boy. Farmers Boy is a fun new old fashioned diner, we had a super fun and extremely filling breakfast. After talking about weekend plans with my parents we decided to invite one of my…

Apricot Bars

Heyyyyyyyyyy, This weekend I decided to do nothing! I’ve been really tired lately and school is killing me so I wanted to relax over the weekend. My mom had scheduled a brunch with my grandfather on Saturday at 11 AM. Being me, I woke up at 10 AM so I had to scramble to get ready to leave….

Birthday Bash

First of all HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my Big Sister Jodie <3! This weekend my mom, dad and I drive to UC Davis where my sister is a freshman in college. UC Davis is a long drive so we left early Friday morning so we could all have dinner together. Although Jodie knew we were coming…

Sunny Sunday Sushi

Hey Guys 😛 This weekend we had guests from out of town that stayed with us. Elaine and Klinger, they live in Bishop CA and have been friends with my family for years. Every time they come and stay with us I like to go play tennis with Klinger if its sunny, but this weekend…

Memorable Meals with Mom

Hey Everyone! I love cooking with my mom, especially making family recipes. My mom learned how to make many of her family recipes from her mom, her grandmother, and her great aunt. Everyone in my family has their favorite family recipe… My dads favorite are cabbage rolls or Kibbeh (pronounced “gibby” a Lebanese meat pocket filled with…

Fun Foods with Friends

This weekend I wanted try some new recipes for my friend’s birthday party. I like trying new recipes for fun parties and events because it forges new memories with new recipes and is a great excuse to try something new!