The Engagements: Gia & Dallas

Hanging out at a Middle Eastern Dinner/Dance Club one evening with her mom and cousin, she spotted a handsome gentleman with a quick smile, style and charm looking at her.…

The Weddings: Vivian & David (Ambassador Mansion, Pasadena)

He is a man of few words. But when he looked into her eyes and spoke his self penned vows there on the bridge, with all their family and friends…

Fear…Less

Fear. It is a powerful force in it’s ability to paralyze, hurt and manifest itself into a plethora of physical ailments. It’s tentacles can grab you and overpower, keeping you…

Proud To Be An American

As any typical three year old, I don’t remember much about the early early years of my life. What I do know is passed down through pictures, stories told laughingly,…

The Fashion: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Part 1

Some girls just don’t grow out of dressing up. I actually was a late bloomer. I didn’t really start wanting to dress up until college and while my classmates were…

My Heritage

I raced home from the bus stop after school one day as I always did. Excited that it was Monday, the only day my parents closed the restaurant so they…

my life: “hummus brownies”

I’m no Domestic Diva. Diva, Yes. Domestic, hey, STOP laughing… So, the word “BAKING” is EVIL in my book. I hate the mixing, stirring, recipe reading, mess making, box opening,…