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May 2017

Why I’m Doing A Shopping Ban

As I took part in my annual spring cleaning frenzy earlier this month, I couldn’t help but feel overwhelmed and flustered after purging the items, rather than relieved and lighter like I usually do. A semi-annual purge where our family gets rid of clothing, toys, housewares, etc. is something that we’ve always done and felt much better about afterwards, but this time as I waded through our things, I realized

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My Completely Honest Review On Laser Eye Surgery

Are you considering getting laser eye surgery? Perhaps you have even gone in for a consultation and found out you are not a suitable candidate. Or you may be undecided on this seemingly small, but life changing surgery. I took the plunge this past December and while most people are thoroughly satisfied with this eye-opening surgery, I have a love-hate relationship with my new set of eyes. Here are some

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First Korean Birthday

Four days after my own birthday, I celebrated my baby’s birthday. However, I had been planning for his big day for months. For many Koreans, the first birthday is a big deal. Historically, if babies survived to their first birthdays, it was a call for joyful celebration since not many made it through that precarious first year. Today, surviving infancy isn’t an issue anymore, but the tradition lives on to

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