Thanksgiving Weekend and Birthday Celebrations!

Today is my Husband’s birthday but we celebrated it yesterday evening together with his Parents and Sister. We prepared Paella and it turned out great.  I was kinda nervous because this was our first time making this dish.  I thought it was simple based on the blogs and recipes we’ve read but when it’s your first time to make something, I’ve found that it’s not always smooth sailing.  I’m just so glad that it turned out well and my In laws  enjoyed it.  Hubs and I also watched two movies this weekend, Life of Pi and Skyfall. I really enjoyed them both. Tonight we’ll be going to Melting Pot to have a birthday dinner for my Hubs:)

almost done
Paella,family style!
with Riley
sis In Law Julia
about to blow candles from the bday cake my MIL baked!


whatiwore:skyfall movie:blazer:HnM,F21sweater,hollister pants,target shoes
had Pho after watching skyfall movie
spring roll with yummiest peanut sauce
enjoying my food:)

Thanksgiving 2012!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  I hope you had a great time with family and friends and eating yummy Thanksgiving food.  I’m grateful for a blessed life with my amazing Hubs, and family here in U.S and back home in the Philippines.  We spent our Thanksgiving dinner at my In-law’s house, they always host the annual Thanksgiving dinner.  My Dad In-Law smoked half of the turkey and it was the BOMB!! I can honestly say it’s the best turkey I’ve had.  It’s so good!  I prepared three side dishes to bring, Green Bean Casserole(Paula Deen’s recipe), Roasted Veggies (Ina Garten’s), Beet Salad with Gorgonzola cheese (online recipe).

Happy Thanksgiving from Riley!
food I prepared!
thanksgiving table
with Lexy
dinner time
hubs and me
dessert table
enjoying dessert

Pike Place Market!

It’s been a cold weekend here in the Puget Sound, but that did not stop us from visiting Seattle and checking out Pike Place Market.  One of my favorite places in Seattle!  Originally we wanted to go to Chinatown but we had a hard time looking for parking, and so much road construction made it hard to walk around.  So off we went to Pike Place market:)  We had Piroshkies, Macaroons and coffee! Hope you had a great weekend too:)

OOTD/WIW:F21 sweater,IlyCouture necklace,Hollister jeans,LV bag,target boots
Seattle traffic
this guy is funny:)
taking picture of my hubs using the iPad!hehe..i look crazy:)
love the view
inside the market
pretty cabbage flower
purple asparagus
so unique
so fresh!
Bye Seattle
Friday night shopping! lots of halloween candies on clearance!
so many goodies and he can’t have any..poor Riley!

Still here!!

I know I’ve been slacking on my posts for the last couple of weeks(almost a month), I just don’t have a lot of things to say and find myself not enjoying the posting of my foodie pics and recipes. I  kinda miss it though, it’s not that I’m not doing anything fun or eating yummy food because I’m still cooking most of the time.  Speaking of fun, I wanted to share one of our “fall bucket list items” that we did couple of weeks ago. Here’s some of our Pumpkin Patch pics:) Enjoy!

Hubs and Riley
Riley and I
cutest Schnauzer Riley!
Pretty trees
someone had a blast!