#hmongwords Challenge Week 5 – iHEARThmong


It’s Week 5 of the #hmongwords challenge. <dance like no one is watching> Day 21: seev cev // dance Pronunciation: http://flipagram.com/f/SPh99qzoVS Day 22: huab // cloud Pronunciation: http://flipagram.com/f/SPhkaBYb1V Day 23: cua // wind Pronunciation: http://flipagram.com/f/SPiIwaCZbD Day 24: huab cua // weather… Continue Reading

#hmongwords Challenge – Week 1 – iHEARThmong


I’ve realized after moving away from the Midwest that I’m losing my innate ability to speak Hmong. I can still read and write Hmong but speaking takes time and practice (getting rusty!). As some of you may know, I speak Medical Spanish… Continue Reading

Style Your Xauv ‘Silver Hmong Necklace’ + Professional Conference Attire

My husband and I recently went to Fresno for the Hmong National Development (HND) Conference in early April. I presented on how to get in to pharmacy school with one of my students + Hmong Herbal Medicines. Send me a… Continue Reading

Style your ‘xauv’ : Hmong silver necklace

This past November I purchased 2 ‘xauv’ (pronounced ‘sow’) silver Hmong necklaces from the Sacramento Hmong New Year. Below is how I would style them for every day. Casual Outfit #1: Metallic Chic This is my favorite outfit of the… Continue Reading

Holiday Evening Lookbook 2012

It’s that time of the year again! Time to bring out the sequins, glitter, silvers + golds and that little black dress. Here are some outfit ideas for your company holiday dinner party or New Year’s Eve Gathering (Note: Feel… Continue Reading