I N S T A G R A M @OFELIAJESENIA

December 9, 2015

Ricetta de Tiramisù Tradizionale

how to make original italian tiramisu
A few months ago, to the envy of my friends and fellow foodies alike, I instagramed a picture of the delicious tiramisu my Italian neighbor had baked for us. The mascarpone was so light and airy. The taste of coffee, coco, and the hint of rum, was amazing, heaven! I couldn't get enough of it.

August 27, 2015

Flying with a Toddler

Traveling with Toddlers
My husband's line of work requires us to travel...A LOT. Not the most exciting of things when you have a 3 year old to beg and plead with, while doing so. Like most toddlers, my son can't stay still for long periods of time, let alone a 17 hour flight from VCE to SFO. Since we're getting ready to head back home, for my one of my dearest of friend's wedding this summer, I thought I would share a few trips that have made travel more comfortable for my toddler while also saving my sanity.

August 17, 2015

DIY: Disney Autograph Book

For William's 1st birthday, we traveled back home, to California, to celebrate with our loved ones. We had a Toy Story themed birthday party for him. I had used his cake smash photos for thank you cards and for a Shutterfly photo book, that I had intended for guest to write a special birthday message to Will, but sadly I forgot all about it! I thought his poor little book was doomed, until I realized that we could use it as a Disney autography book!
DIY autograph book

March 25, 2015

Sailormoon x Samantha Vega

I have been a Sailor Moon fan for as long as I can remember. I grew up in the 90's so Sailor Moon was on Cartoon Network everyday after school. I had the mangas, dolls, a t-shirt, and the desire of wanting to be as stylish as Serena and Rea! I'm sure I wasn't the only one who attempted to pull off the shirt under a dress look before it became a thing. 

Today, Isetan released a Sailor Moon x Samantha Vega online and at the Shinjuku Isetan store, in Japan. I am so in love with the collection's black Luna bag! It sold out online within 5 minutes after sales began at 10:30am local time. Crazy! How I wish I could have snagged one of these up! Below are a few items from the collection, along with two other separate collaborations they did with Riccimie and Honey Bunch. 
sailormoon x samantha vega

March 15, 2015

Aviators & Motorcycle Rides

For a while, now I have been wanting to share this "daddy & me" photoshoot I had with the boys, back when we were living in Colorado.  That weekend had been unusually warm for an early spring day. It was perfect for an impromptu motorcycle shoot. Neither Will or I had our helmets, yet, so we had to meet up with daddy at one of our favorite destinations, Garden of the Gods. Of course this called for some mirrored aviators, leather jackets, and plaid shirts.
Daddy and me motorcycle photography