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Finding Bonggamom · 3W ago

Halloween Costume Watch 2017: The Pea

Every Halloween I like to blog about the costumes we're wearing and how we made them. I usually feature each member of the family, but this year I have to make it a one-man show.This year, T...
Finding Bonggamom · 1M ago

Sweet memories of the Musem of Ice Cream San Francisco

As a child, I always wanted to visit Willy Wonka's factory; today, I finally got the chance. I first heard about the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) last summer, but since I had no plans to visit...
Finding Bonggamom · 1M ago

Five things you must know before your teen applies for a DMV learner's permit

Well, we put it off for as long as we could, but it's like trying to stop the tide from coming in. Those darn kids just won't stop growing up! Last week, The Pea finally got her driver's per...
Finding Bonggamom · 3M ago

How to prepare for the August 21 Total Solar Eclipse

In just 12 days, the entire US will witness a rare celestial event: a total solar eclipse.  Total solar eclipses happen every 18 months or so, but not very many people can see them. Some are...
Finding Bonggamom · 4M ago

Finding our inner Katniss at Arrowland

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be Robin Hood, Merida, or Katniss?  Archery isn't the kind of sport that you can just do in your back yard or street corner (unless you live o...
Finding Bonggamom · 4M ago

McDonald's in Bangkok

McDonald's Thailand has its share of unique menu items, such as the Samurai Pork Burger and McFish Dippers; unfortunately, we never got to try any of them. We were in Bangkok for such a shor...
Finding Bonggamom · 4M ago

McDo Manila 2017

I've been eating at McDonald's Philippines since I was 12 (when they opened their first restaurant there), so this is not the first time I've blogged about McDo in the Philippines. Yup, we e...
Finding Bonggamom · 4M ago

Green Tea Ice Cream: all you need to know about McDonald's Hong Kong

McDonald's Hong Kong had quite a few additions to the menu beyond the usual burgers, fries, and nuggets, like chicken wings, chili chicken burgers, and side dishes like sweet corn.  Even if ...
Finding Bonggamom · 4M ago

McDonald's and learning about local food culture

I've gotten a lot of grief from family, friends, and strangers for my weird desire to check out the local McDonald's restaurants when we travel. Don't feed your kids junk! Eat real food! You...
Finding Bonggamom · 6M ago

Cranberry Orange Walnut Muffins

Walnuts are one of nature's superfoods; they're chock full of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamin E, and more. Research has linked walnut consumption to improved metabolism, improved ...