Foodie Mondays: OurLifeThroughFood


Ahh.. food. 

This is a pretty short post to get us back on track 😉

My grandfather (may he Rest In Peace) always repeated the phrase “I eat to live, not live to eat” when he’d see me stuff my face with all kinds of delicious goodness. 

I never really had a limit to how much I could eat since I discovered I have high metabolism. Food is a big part of my life. Whether it’s cooking at home or ordering/eating out, I ❤ food. 

I’m sure I have a lot of people with me on this one. Yes, I do agree with my grandfather and I try as much as possible to find a balance, but hey, when there’s a giant macha green tea macaroon filled with raspberry ice cream or a nice giant double fudge chocolate chip peanut butter cookie, I’ll be first in line! 

Life isn’t just about only working or only playing or only praying even. Life is about balance. Do good in this life for the hereafter but don’t forget to enjoy this earthly life too; nothing wrong with that. You see a nice juicy burger..go eat it! A bright healthy green smoothie.. go drink it! Don’t go crazy with the burgers though, unless they’re healthy ones hehe. You gotta take care of your body as well 😉

(Disclaimer: please don’t take my words as encouragement to forget all your responsibilities and go wild) 

Oh, and if you like these pictures, follow @ourlifethroughfood on Instagram to get posts about food we (hubby and I) cook with their recipes as well as food we get from anywhere else with some reviews. 

Enjoy that burger 😉
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I’d like to end this by apologizing for not posting anything recently. It’s been crazy busy but I’m back 😉 

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Active/Travel Tuesdays: My St. John Travel Reviews (Pt. 1) – Beaches

So I’m not deeming myself as a travel guru or anything but recently I’ve been asked by numerous people to recommend places to go and things to do in certain places that I’ve traveled to. I’ll start with my latest travel: the beautiful island of St. John, USVI. There’s so much to be said so I’ll break it down into categories; the first would be the beautiful beaches.

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