Monthly Archives: June 2012

Birthday Week Recap

Thanks everyone for the birthday wishes! Can’t beat yummy food and great company. 1) Birthday treats from pharmacy coworkers. Red velvet, brownie + marshmallow + chocolate. The brownies were our favorites. 2) Home-made meals by the husband. Our favorite hobby … Continue reading

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Travel Diaries: San Francisco and Napa Valley!

Recently,  our WI friends Alice + Der came to San Francisco. Their black + white wedding was featured previously here. They were the quickest tourists so we were able to stop by 4 landmarks in SF in one day. 1) … Continue reading

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Fave Online Shopping Websites

Shopping online is so much easier than in the stores. One of the only problems is sizing. Here are my top 10 online shopping websites. Sometimes, I just browse for inspiration and shop from my closet. 1) Forever 21 2) … Continue reading

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Neon Trend!

The neon trend fits right in with my style. I’ve always been attracted to bright colors (hot pink, neon yellow, lime green, royal blues). Recall: Previous Hmong-y scarf! Just purchased these black + neon yellow h&m sandals for $17.95. Yes, … Continue reading

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Metallic Trend + Pastels!

I’ve been loving the metallic + pastel trend. Here are my nails from 2 weeks ago. Glitter gold + light pink!   Recently, I purchased these h&m sandals for $17.95. I’m typically a size 6 but these run fairly large … Continue reading

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DIY Studded Collars + Collar Necklace Wish List

I shared Chriselle Lim’s video in my Favorite March Videos blogpost here. Finally got around to making some collars over the weekend. Check out Chriselle’s post on how to make them here. What you will need: Men’s Shirts from Goodwill ($3 … Continue reading

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How to Write a Graduation Speech (in Hmong)

It’s graduation season. One of the most nervous parts of the graduation celebration will be the speech. Here are some tips on how to write your graduation speech in Hmong. The most important part of the speech that you should … Continue reading

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DIY Wedding Photobooth Props

The Photobooth was a hit at our wedding! Definitely great fun and lots of laughs. We went with Corey Young from Yo DJ Entertainment.  Three months prior to the wedding I decided to prepare props for the photobooth. I discovered … Continue reading

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Photographer Profile: Mai + Mai Photography

Tell me about yourself. “My name is Mai Bla, the older sister of Mai & Mai Photography. My younger sister, Mai Pang introduced me to photography in 2010. Even before I bought my first DSLR, I was constantly borrowing hers … Continue reading

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♡ Fave Videos May!

Here are some of my favorite videos from May. Collars + Chains + Bows are my absolute faves. 1) DIY  Peter Pan Collar Necklace:  Recently discovered Evelina Berry. She has amazing style with unique fashion + interior design. Can’t wait … Continue reading

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How to write a Matron of Honor Speech! (in Hmong)

Happy June! Last August 2011, I was blessed to be the Matron of Honor at my best friend’s wedding which was previously featured here. Here’s some tips on how to write a Matron of Honor Speech in Hmong + English. … Continue reading

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