In high school, I used to participate in several events held by our school’s cultural organization, A.S.I.A. (Asian Students In Action). One of the more memorable gatherings they held in the school cafeteria was their annual sushi-making celebration. Back then, I honestly did none of the sushi rolling, but reaped all the benefits at the … More Affordable and Easy Sushi at Home
Yeah, you heard me. Freaking beans, yo. These guys are high in everything good for you and low in fat. Not only do beans contain lots of protein, fiber, Vitamin B, potassium, and iron, they also fight against diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Yup. I guess that’s part of the reason why I … More 5 Ways to Eat Beans
Growing up, my family was not rich. Period. My mother was always, always trying to figure out different ways for us to save money. One money-saver was water. Momma did what the other Asian parents did…she boiled tap water to kill all the dangerous bacteria, and after a running boil, she’d pour it into a … More Best Ways to Save on Drinking Water
Aside from frequenting my local dollar store every other day, I really like checking out the deals at Ralphs. As I was walking back to my car from my local Ralphs today, I felt like a winner! I just bought like…$15-20 worth of meat for the discounted price of $6!! Let me break that shiz … More Tips for Saving Money at Ralphs
So ya’ll already know that I’m obsessed with dollar stores, but I’m GOING CRAZY right now. INSANE. For those of you who live in Los Angeles, JJ Bargain on 3rd and Vermont is having a sale right now. I think it might be a July 4th blowout sale (lol). Anyways, here are some of the … More Homegirl Goes to JJ Bargain
Have you ever sat down with your bagel and cream cheese during breakfast time and realized…I can’t finish this, it’s too heavy in my belly, or…this could be crunchier? Well. I recently learned a way to prepare my bagel differently. I personally think it’s pretty ingenious, a great way to cut calories (not that I … More How to Eat a Bagel – Homegirl Style!
Making the decision between fixing your car by yourself vs. going to a professional may seem like absolute stressballs to someone who doesn’t know about cars. However, after going through my own car troubles, I realized this. Body shops are all businesses trying to take your money! All of them! If you can find a … More Is Going to a Body Shop Worth It?