A step back in time for Valentine’s Day

It’s probably the most cliché of American holidays, but Ian and I couldn’t wait to celebrate Valentine’s Day as it’s our first one together. By a miracle, and at the very last minute, we booked a reservation to the new special afternoon tea at the Disneyland Hotel. Turns out the popular restaurant, Steakhouse 55, is entirely booked for the actual weekend of Feb. 14, so we decided to celebrate a week early. (The restaurant …

The 40-Day Lenten Blogging Challenge

I’ll say this in my best Ned-Stark-from-Game-of-Thrones voice: Lent is coming. For most people in the US, this is an annual thing where Catholics walk around with weird black letter T’s on their foreheads, and they start exercising for a few weeks and frequent McDonald’s for their yearly Filet-O-Fish sandwich on Fridays. But for practicing Catholics, it’s a time of somber reflection and spiritual renewal, representing the 40 days in which Jesus …

Cup of Tea #2

Welcome to CUP OF TEA, a bi-monthly post/newsletter where I highlight some of the best content I’ve found on the World Wide Web over the week(s). From inspiration, to intriguing articles, things I find amusing (re: my odd sense of humor), and the quirkiest social trends. Just my cup of tea. It’s been a while, so a bit of a lengthier post today!

All Eyes on Zion

A Visit to Zion National Park “Zion is my resting place forever; in her I will dwell, for I prefer her.” This year is the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service, and what better way to start 2016 than with a visit to one of the top-rated, most beautiful parks in the western United States? Ian and I have been planning another natural park visit not only to satisfy our outdoor adventure …

Cup of Tea #1

  Welcome to CUP OF TEA, my bi-monthly post/newsletter of sorts, where I highlight some of the best content I’ve found on the World Wide Web over the past week(s). From inspiration, to intriguing articles, things I find amusing (re: my odd sense of humor), and the quirkiest social trends. Just my cup of tea.