Food

What To Bring To A Potluck

What To Bring To A Potluck

Being a frugal person sometimes puts me in an awkward position, especially when it comes to potlucks. A potluck is an event where people bring their own dishes to share with others. It’s supposed to be fun and stress-free. I personally love potlucks because I […]

Food Expense Report – May 2017 – $777.26

Food Expense Report – May 2017 – $777.26

You may wonder how I went from spending only $87.52 in March and $80.39 in April to $777.26 in May. It’s because Mr. FAF visited me in DC for about two and a half weeks. Mr. FAF is currently finishing up his PhD in Computer Science and lives primarily […]

5 Unintended Results of My 40.2 Lb Weight Loss

5 Unintended Results of My 40.2 Lb Weight Loss

Last year, I went on a diet and lost 36 lbs over 7 months. My primary goal at the time was to lose weigh fast in a healthy way in order to reach my pre-pregnancy weight of 115 lbs. I went from 156 lbs to […]

Eating out v. Homecooked Meals – The Dilemma

Eating out v. Homecooked Meals – The Dilemma

Mr. FAF and I love eating out. Sometimes I wonder if it’s because we’re Asian that we just love eating out at Asian restaurants so much. Of course, we do it in moderation – about once a week. There’s something so refreshing, exciting, and memorable […]

How I Lost 4.2 Lbs Over 2 Weeks

How I Lost 4.2 Lbs Over 2 Weeks

Since my last post about how I lost 36 lbs over 7 months on April 1, I’ve had another update for you: I’ve lost another 4.2 lbs (from 120 lbs to 115.8 lbs) over the past two weeks. I jumped on the scale on Friday, April […]

How I Lost 36 Lbs Over 7 Months

How I Lost 36 Lbs Over 7 Months

The weight gain During my pregnancy with Baby FAF, I gained a whopping 57 lbs, going from 115 lbs to 172 lbs. Even after giving birth, I was still 46 lbs over the pre-pregnancy weight. I breastfed Baby FAF until he was one. My main […]