AYCE Sushi: Little Sakana Sushi Bar & Grill

Are you a sushi lover?! Do you love sushi rolls? Sashimi? Wasabi in your soy sauce? For my 27th Birthday, one of my best girlfriends, Jane took me out to an “all-you-can-eat” sushi restaurant. I haven’t found many in San Diego so this was definitely an experience. Little Sakana is located out in Mira Mesa….

Slow It Down (Drake Throwback)

Song: Drake – Slow It Down (2009) This was probably one of the first songs that had drawn my attention to Drake. I thought his voice was absolutely unique. I discovered Drake’s “Slow It Down” as a underground RnB single. His flow, his tone and the vibe was on point. This song was also featured…

Current Five (5) Favorites in Our Kitchen

I love every part of a kitchen setting. Anywhere from the countertops to appliances to the dishes to the food in the fridge. Tony is very much aware that when if and when we buy a house, the kitchen will be one of the first things I’d want to look at. I always envision my…

Reintroducing #beingjtran

Readers! Happy New Years! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with your family and friends. I am absolutely excited to come back to blogging. I am excited to share with you that the future of this blog will be expanding into new topics! Over this last year, I felt as though I took…

Kissing 2019 Goodbye

Hello Readers! Thank you for taking a moment to come back here and read up on my last post of the year. As the year begins to wind down and we’re cozying up for the holidays, I reflect on what an amazing year it has been and I absolutely look forward to what 2020 has…

Issa Thanksgiving Vibe: Baking Apple Pie Bites

Hey Readers! Happy Sunday! We are only four (4) days from Thanksgiving and I’m excited spend dinner and quality time with Tony and his family. Although my Father will not be in town for Thanksgiving, he will be flying overseas to be with my aunts and grandfather. So at least he’ll be with the family…

Being a Fast Food Connoisseur

Happy Hump Day Readers! I hope all my San Diego readers are enjoying this first rainfall of the season; whatever season this is 😛 I’ve been having some busy work days these last few days so I wanted write a fun blog post today. If you’ve read the title, you’re probably wondering “how much of…

Being Twenty-Six (26)

Happy Friday Readers! It’s been awhile since I last wrote. This will be a short one as I’m overwhelmed with a lot of emotions right now but I still wanted to share the thoughts going on in my head with you. Today I am celebrating my last day of being twenty-six (26). I’m approaching 30…

Being Part of a Family

Happy Sunday Readers! I’m coming to you with a weekend post. Yes, can you believe that? A weekend post! I just wanted to touch a little bit today on hardships with family members. Hardships, for the sake of this post, can mean any challenges you have had to overcome when facing a family member. It…

Being in California (Will Cost You an Arm and a Leg) Part II

Hi Readers and Happy Friday! I hope all of you had a wonderful Halloween. It was nice seeing everyone in their costumes. Low key was jelly of all those people who got to do some sort of Halloween-theme celebration in their offices. Unfortunately, we didn’t have one in my office. But it’s all good. This…