Podcast: Episod 5—Cocktail Talk

Our weekly Cocktail Talk is to break up from our daily work routine and have a talk over cocktails about everthing that interests us. Today’s talk is our Episod 5. In today’s episode, we talk about Jack & Cola cocktail–a traditional cocktail that is easy and fast to make. We also talk about how natural positively influences our life from outdoor activities like hiking to natural food and interior design. As usual, at the end of the episode, we talk about the new smart home technologies like remote-controlled diffusers that bring in aroma therapy to home and plugs that can remotely control lighting fixtures, your Christmas trees, fans and etc… We list the resources below. So please enjoy!

VOCOlinc Smart WiFi Aroma Diffuser Wireless Essential Oil (NOT included) Works with HomeKit Alexa Google 16 Million Colors Light Ultrasonic Adjustable Cool Mist Timer BPA-Free 300ml 2.4GHz FlowerBud

Wemo 43K-720-0224R Mini Smart Plug Compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant & Apple HomeKit(F7C063-CC), 2-pack

WeMo 4T-T3X2-Y1HT plug in light and appliances control, 2 Pack, White

WeMo WiFi Smart Outdoor Plug – (WSP090), White

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Happy Thursday


Podcast: Episod 4—Cocktail Talk

In today’s episode, we talk about how to host an outdoor Christmas party with charcutery boards, how to choose different cheese and fruits? What wines and cocktails to pair with different cheese and how to reduce the stresses around the holiday season.

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Happy Thursday


Thanksgiving Weekend Hiking

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration. As we planned, we did a hike over the Thanksgiving weekend. We were so lucky that the weather was nice for this year’s Thanksgiving weekend–sunny and warm. And the air is crisp and clean too.

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Sunday–Garden Fresh

We usually have a back-to-back workout schedule over the weekend –long distance hiking and running. So it is pretty tiring at the end of the day. And recover is the key for us to get back to the weekly track. We usually do carbs loading over the weekends and find it is really help accelerate the recovery. One of our favorite things to do after the hiking and running is to just chill out in our backyard by the fireside and enjoy some garden fresh–some we got from the farmer’s market and some we picked up from our backyard. We feel those rich autumn colors really put us in a festive mood.

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Wednesday Cocktail Time

It is midde of the week–our weekly Wednesday Cocktail Time for our Podcast. For today’s episode, we are going to talk something easy and relaxing like last weekend’s hike, how to prepare before the hike and how to recover after the hike.

Hope you enjou our chat.

Happy Wednesday


In Love with Cottagecore

Have you heard about cottagecore recently? We have started to hear about this term more and more specially under the current epidemic crisis. People are seeking a more simpler and tranquiler life style to reduce the stress. Cottagecore is now becoming a new internet sensation that celebrates a return to traditional skills and crafts such as foraging, baking, and pottery, and is related to similar nostalgic aesthetic movements such as grandmacore, farmcore, goblincore, and faeriecore.

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Saturday Hiking

Today’s weather was almost 100 degree again. So we decided to hike along the coastal line again.

We had so much fun to hike along back bay trail to Upper Newport Bay Natural Preserve, where salt water and fresh water meet to create a very dynamic Eco-system.

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