Spring Snack Bar


In lieu of spring being my favorite season I decided to throw together a spring party snack bar. Since I currently live in a country that doesn’t have a spring season ( The Philippines only really has two seasons: dry and wet ), I am kind of spring deprived and thought this would remind me of the spring I would have in America. This set up would be perfect for a movie night or brunch with some girlfriends or a perfect snack bar for a study sesh ( exams are in 6 days for me eeekkkk, better stop procrastinating ). Heres what you will need to recreate this easy spring snack bar:

1. FLOWERS! Yess flowers are my favourite! but they are totally springy so you can get as many as your heart desires. I just bought 10 dozen roses yesterday…. I’m a flower-a-holic.

2. Snacks. Honestly any snacks you like will work but let me tell you what I used:

  • Cookies. Mine are store bought ( shhhh… don’t tell anyone ) but here is a good recipe : http://www.marthastewart.com/344840/soft-and-chewy-chocolate-chip-cookies
  • Popcorn. I got the buddha bowl popcorn and its amazing! It only has 3 ingredients: corn, pink Himalayan salt, and coconut oil.
  • Macarons. Again I bought these because I am not talented in the kitchen but here is a recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/1054200/vanilla-bean-macarons
  • Tea. I have Joes Iced tea here but hot tea would be perfect if you live somewhere that has chilly springs. Something about tea reminds me of springtime, I don’t know what it is.
  • Lastly fruit kabobs! These I actually made myself. I am very proud even though they are super simple ahah. Here is the pin I got inspired from : https://www.pinterest.com/pin/511228995177392416/

3. Cute decor. I think the key to an instagrammable ( Is that a word? ) snack bar is to have cute trays, bowls and straws. Colourful straws are a little detail that make a huge difference. You can cute cute dishes anywhere target, dollar stores, department stores, grocery stores… the list goes on.

Those are my spring snack bar must haves! I hope you guys get inspired to celebrate the spring time with your friends and loved ones. If you recreate any of this let me know in the comments.


Big Wave Bay, Hong Kong

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 Spent Chinese New Year in Hong Kong this year. It was so nice to visit family friends and explore the beautiful city. I didn’t realise Hong Kong had hiking trails and beaches I thought it was all skyscrapers, boy was I wrong. The trails are amazing the one we took led to Big Wave Bay which is a surfing beach, makes sense considering its called big wave bay. On another note I ate at the most amazing restaurant on one of my last nights, it was called Ho Lee Fouk (pronounced fook), and ho lee fouk was it good! If you ever find yourself in Hong Kong you have to go!! Its a very hipster restaurant so dress up and check it out, you won’t regret it!