Lunch Time Adventure

The weekends are always the best when it comes to my hubby and I embarking on a new lunchtime adventure. The dish pictured above is called Bánh xèo, a Vietnamese crepe or pancake filled veggies or meats of your choice. Mine was filled with ground pork, shrimp, mung bean, bean sprouts, and onions. It was served with several herbs and veggies such as mint, Thai basil, cilantro, and sliced cucumbers. This dish was really tasty, but I have to say my Laotian mother-in-law has the restaurant version beat.

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The Girl on the Train….Book Review

The Girl on the Train Book Cover The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins
Fiction
Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
January 13, 2015
336
Ladies and gentlemen, hold on to your horses because this book was one hell of a ride. A true nail biter, and page turner. Never at one moment, until the end, was I truly clear on any of the characters’ true intentions. This book really puts truth in the saying "you never know what goes on behind closed doors". If you love thrillers, and mysteries this book is a must read! 5 kisses!

Synopsis: Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers.

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21 Facts About Me

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Hello World!
I’m back with something new today. I figured since we are just getting to know each other I’d let you guys know a little bit more about myself. My intentions for this blog is to be open and have my visitors feel uplifted, safe, and happy when they stop by, sort of like when you stop by a friends house and you end up laughing and talking the day away. I try my best as a human to be non-judgmental and accept those as they are, because I definitely know what it feels like to be judged and not accepted. I am not afraid to say that I am a work in progress because everyday I learn new things to make me a better human being. I do know we shouldn’t fear each others differences, we should celebrate them. Each of our uniquenesses is what makes the world a beautiful and interesting place to live in, so I’m sharing twenty-one facts about myself that make me …well me!! I’d love to hear some things about you as well!! Comment below to share!
1. I’m 34 years old as of today.
2. I’m married
3.  As of yet I have no children
4. I am a dog lover/owner
5. I was born in El Paso, TX and was raised in Detroit, MI, now I live right outside of Atlanta, GA
6. Last time I checked I had an IQ of 120
7. I chopped most of my hair off a little less than a year ago. It reached my lower back before I cut it off.
8. I have naturally curly hair.
9. I love makeup.
10. I am a self professed geek/nerd.
11. I have horrible vision. I mostly wear contacts, but I will wear glasses on occasion.
12. I played the cello starting at the age eight and stopped in my early 20’s. (I was pretty good too!)
13. I cry on Disney and Pixar movies. Never fails.
14. Favorite Food .. Mexican or Italian or Asian..it doesn’t matter I love all food as long as it’s tasty.
15. If I really like a book, I’ll read it in a day, no problem.
16. I am a Netflix junkie.
17. I didn’t learn how to scramble eggs until I was about 24. Now I’m a pro.
18. I rarely post on social media i.e. Facebook, but I do lurk all day. Modern day soap opera.
19. I curse like a sailor.
20. I only have one tattoo. Its on the inside of my left wrist and says “This too shall pass”.
21. I love old musicals like “The King and I”, “The Easter Parade”, and basically anything with Fred Astaire in it. I watched them with my grandmother growing up.

 

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Introduction

Introduction

Hi there! Thank you for stopping by to my tiny piece of the Internet. So a little about me and why I started this blog. My name is Kara, I am in my thirties and enrolled in college full-time. I’m married to a great guy who you may see pop up around here as I document my life. I also have two dogs, a Boxer named Roxy, and a Maltese named Munchie. I’d like to describe myself as a beauty conscious geek, who loves zombies, video games, action movies, Stephen King novels, and the latest shade of lipstick. Basically I don’t fit into any box, I don’t try to, and I think that’s cool. I created this space to share my experiences as I go along in this soap opera called life. So let’s have some fun!!

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