Monday, April 29, 2013

SoWa Opening Day this Sunday!

Time really flies! We're entering our 3rd season at SoWa Open Market this Sunday and I can't wait! I am so excited to debut these cute throw pillows that mom and I have been making for the past few months. I've shared pictures of them in this post before but since then we've made three more adorable animals - bears, monkeys, and pigs - and also mini versions too! Don't you want to take one home with you? :)

These handmade miniature guitar pins/brooches will also be available for purchase. These are handmade by my uncle in the Netherlands (see more of his work here). They are extremely intricate. (Look at the guitar strings!) I am so proud to be able to share his amazing work. Btw, I think these pins would be such a cool alternative for a boutonniere for a guitar-loving groom-to-be!

These wired headbands are also new for the season. Mom and I made these too! They are pretty and fun to wear. I was inspired to make them after seeing them in Asia and finding out that they are hard to find here.

As always, my photos will be available for purchase. Hope to see you at opening day! :)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Perfect Simple Sandwiches

Hi everyone! I'm happy to start blogging again after the tough week we had (Boston Strong!!!). I still have a lot of photos to share from our honeymoon and today I want to talk about our favorite breakfast place in Seoul. Almost every morning, James and I bought sandwiches at this place call Isaac which was just a few steps away from our hotel.

They were simple sandwiches with just ham, egg, and cheese but they were delicious! They were made to order so the sandwiches were nice and warm. The bread was perfectly toasted with a bit of butter. There was some sort of sauce on it too. I'm not sure what it was but it was slightly sweet and made the sandwiches extra tasty. We looked forward to eating them every morning. (Don't worry, we still ate plenty of yummy Korean food!)

We really love finding little places like this when we travel. The funny thing is that we both thought this was a mom-and-pop business because it was tiny and the same nice lady made our sandwiches every time. It wasn't until a few weeks ago when I watched Eat Your Kimchi that I found out that Isaac is actually a very popular chain in South Korea with thousands of stores! So weird that we didn't see any other one the entire time we were there. (Maybe it's a good thing because I would've been tempted to eat it all the time! lol)

Happily waiting for our sandwiches :)
James tried a "VIP" toast one morning while I stuck with my regular order :) The VIP had a burger patty, a fried egg, shredded cabbage, pickles, and a different type of sauce. It was good but we both like the classic one better. 
They are known as toasts in Korea and they are so satisfying. The best thing is that they only cost about two dollars! I highly recommend them :)

Btw, I love watching Simon and Martina's videos on Eat Your Kimchi. They are such a cute and fun couple. Their videos were helpful and fun to watch when I was planning our trip.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Boston in my heart

My beloved city suffered a tragic event yesterdayA joyous day of celebration is marred by a senseless act of violence. My heart is heavy for the pain and loss. My thoughts are with the people who are injured, their family and friends, and all who had to witness the horrific scenes firsthand. I hope that they will be able to eventually find peace.

Thank you to all the heroic people who were out there. Their bravery, courage, and selflessness shined through and showed that there is much more good than evil in this world.

I love my city. We are strong. We are resilient. We will be okay.

Friday, April 5, 2013

And the winner is...

Who's lucky #3 on my list?  
It's Devon!!! Wait...that's my sister! lol That's too funny but it won't do. She gets a lot of goodies from me already so I'm sure she wouldn't mind that I pick another winner :)


Thank you all for participating and supporting my little blog! It means so much to me! Please stay tuned for more giveaways :)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Last Day for Giveaway!

Today is the last day to enter in my Macaron Day Giveaway! Click on the link below to enter! 

Good luck! Winner will be announced tomorrow morning :)