Month: August 2015

magic hour at the lake

A light outfit post; Ross took these at the lake near our apartment. I bought this skirt recently at the Dear Creatures sample sale. When I went home and put it away in my closet, I realized that I now have 3 pastel pink skirts. Maybe I should branch out to other colors.

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Frances Bakery: macarons and cronuts

hanhgry.com | macarons from Frances Bakery

Every so often, a few former co-workers and I go on hikes (these are pretty short hikes, just a couple miles). It’s great to exercise and all, but the best part is going out to eat afterward. And then sometimes we get dessert. So many options around for dessert. Baked goods or pastries? Bubble tea? Ice cream? It all depends on your mood.

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bon appetea, ice cream, and polka dots on polka dots

hanhgry.com | jumping in front of the Fosselman's sign

Ross had some free time before he had to go to set for the last day of shooting on the film, so we went to a few places I love in the San Gabriel Valley.

The SGV is a region in Los Angeles County that is known for its Asian population and concentration of good and affordable Asian restaurants. You can find restaurants representing the different cuisines of China, Vietnam, Korea, and so on. But the SGV has a LOT of Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants, so much so that there are restaurants specializing in specific regional cuisine such as Sichuan, Cantonese, or the typical Americanized Chinese food.

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streusel-topped zucchini bread and being unemployed

hanhgry.com | zucchini bread slices on cake stand

I was laid off from my job about three months ago. I knew it was coming, as the company I worked for was shutting down and every week there was another round of layoffs. Those last couple of weeks at work were…interesting, as everyone was kind of on edge even though we all knew we had the same fate. The day I got laid off, I wasn’t sad or surprised. It was more of a “oh well, time to move on” feeling. I think what I missed most of all was the routine, and my awesome co-workers.

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