Day 355- old friends will support you no matter what!

Day 355: Old friends support you no matter what!

It was so good to see my friend Joanne & her husband Tim.  Joanne and I have known each other since we were 4 years old. And our families go way back – my mom and her dad went to the same grade school & middle school and our grandfathers also worked together.  I guess […]

Day 354- It's my mom's birthday!

Day 354: It’s my mom’s birthday!

Today’s my mom’s birthday and I couldn’t be happier to celebrate her!!!  She is so amazing and I love and thank her for everything she has done for me! She has supported me since the day I was born!  We celebrated with a delicious dinner, watched The Artists, and ate some cake. It was exactly […]

Day 353- It's winter solstice!

Day 353: It’s Winter Solstice!

It’s a beautiful day today!  Winter Solstice! And, according to the Mayans, the end of an age. Lucky for us, the world didn’t end.  And technically, the Mayan’s just predicted that today would be an end of an age and the beginning of a new age.  The ancient yogis also predicted this and called it […]

Day 352- We're exploring good food!

Day 352: We’re exploring good food

My friend Tevea is a foodie and loves to try new places!  And I’m definitely not complaining.  We went to The Tasting Kitchen in Venice and it was delicious! The lentils were to magnificent and I loved the goat cheese ravioli.  I’m a sucker for goat cheese anything.  It’s always great to go out and […]

Day 351- I'm unleashing my creative side!

Day 351: I’m unleashing my creative side!

Ok…so one of the things I’m working on is creating inspirational notes for each week in 2013.  I’m so excited because I get to do what I love, which is create pretty graphics!  I’m not a graphic designer by any means, but I love every opportunity I have to do some creative thinking!  Every now […]

Day 350- I'm excited about the future

Day 350: I’m excited about the future

I’m so excited about the future!  There are so many things going on with {the JOY depot}!  I’ve been hunkered down in my room creating new stuff.  I know I probably sound like a broken record, but new things are coming soon!  However, I just can’t reveal all of it yet. But stay tuned because […]

Day 349- of our first video!

Day 349: of our first video!

I’m so excited because we just finished our first video!  I can’t wait to show it to you soon!  It’s part of something new we are launching.  We are working to get the site up so we can share this great news with you!  I’m doing everything in my power not to spill the beans. […]

Day 348- of my family!

Day 348: of my family!

With all the talk about the shootings in Connecticut and around the US, I am so grateful to have my family. Yesterday, I spent time with parents and grandparents.  My grandpa is turning 104 years old in January and my grandma is 94 years old. During dinner, I asked my grandpa a question and he […]

Day 347- we're celebrating a milestone

Day 347: We are celebrating a milestone!

It’s my friend Joanne’s birthday and she turned the big 3-0!  So exciting! We’ve know each other since we were 7 and 8 respectively.  I can’t believe it’s been 22 years! I’m so blessed to have her in my life and can’t wait to celebrate more birthdays with her! xoxo, Minling

Day 346- it's film and smoothie day!

Day 346: It’s film and smoothie day!

Had a blast today filming for {the JOY depot}!  We were filming people doing things that bring them JOY!!!  We can’t wait to share the film with you when it’s completed.  But for now, here are some shots we took along the way.           What about you?  What brings you JOY? […]