Labor Day Weekend in SoCal

Pineapple upside down cake, turkey sandwich and strawberry meyer lemon tart from Jolly Holiday Bakery, Disneyland | Delicious Not Gorgeous

i’ve been back at school for 9ish days by now, and i’m already stressed and tired. for some reason, all of my professors this quarter thought it was imperative to assign boatloads of busy work, quarter-long projects, group presentations, and finals. did i mention that my finance professor likes to use long acronyms that no […]

Holidays at Disneyland 2016

holidays at disneyland: sleeping beauty's castle | delicious not gorgeous

when it’s the holidays at disneyland, it grows even more magical. aside from the special decorations and fireworks and parades, and the seasonal food offerings, it was the first time i’ve never sweated all day, wanting to retreat somewhere cool and dark and quiet at 3pm. i couldn’t stop saying, IT’S SO BEAUTIFUL and IT’S LIT (after which i would […]

Texas 2016

gingerbread castle or old red museum? | Delicious Not Gorgeous

i’ve been wanting to go to texas for a while. little me wanted cowboy boots, middle school/high school me wanted to go to paul qui’s and bronwen webber’s (i used to be obsessed with food network challenge) places, and current me just plain likes to travel (though after this trip, i realized that heat/humidity does not […]

Anaheim 2016

Poke from Pokinometry in Anaheim, CA

i was in anaheim a couple weeks ago. i flew home after finals, and then returned a week later. that makes a lot of sense, right? (but um that’s nothing when compared to a couple summers ago, aka the time i flew home from socal, stayed at home for about 36 hours, then flew back […]