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Old School Planners (GIVEAWAY!)
Lifestyle, Wellness

Old School Planners (GIVEAWAY!)

Author’s note: We originally published this article two weeks ago, but because you guys liked it so much, we’re republishing it with a Passion Planner giveaway! The rules are simple. Follow @thelodownblog and @passionplanner on Instagram AND tell us what your goal for 2016 is by commenting below! Then, click on […]

Make Them Again: Stuffed Peppers
Food

Make Them Again: Stuffed Peppers

Author’s note: We originally published this article for Halloween 2014 but I’ve gotten so many requests for the recipe that we’re re-posting it to the front page for a bit.  Enjoy!  These are one of my absolute favorites! Another Thursday in October, another spooky Halloween recipe for your culinary pleasure. […]

DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches
Food, Lifestyle

DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

Know what I love?  A delicious, ice cream sandwich.  Let’s be honest – if you like cookies, and/or ice cream you love an ice cream sandwich also.  I was first introduced as a college student at UCLA (there’s a famous shop in Westwood) and ever since then I’ve been hooked. […]

Tiger Balm Madness
Beauty

Tiger Balm Madness

In honor and celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year, I’m going to pay homage to my Chinese heritage by sharing with you a couple of my grandmother’s best kept health secrets. Growing up Asian-American, her voice was constantly, if not always, in my head. “Your skin will become more […]