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CRAZY RICH ASIANS REVIEW

THIS IS OUR BLACK PANTHER AND THIS GENERATION’S JOY LUCK CLUB. GO SEE KEVIN KWAN‘S NEW MOVIE, CRAZY RICH ASIANS THIS WEEKEND AND SUPPORT A MOVEMENT THAT IS LONG OVERDUE.


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I saw it opening day on Wednesday and I plan on seeing it again this weekend. I laughed and cried and laughed and cried. It nailed the Asian culture, the generational miscommunications, the guilt – and the feeling of not being enough. Michelle Yeoh is as phenom as ever, Constance Wu was adorable and hilarious and my new found loves Awkwafina and Henry Golding were superb!

Awkwafina is so flippin’ funny – she for sure is one to watch. This is a huge statement for all of us — an all Asian cast! And it has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes which is what we do best. Get a perfect A+! Oh, and by the way, the entire cast is gorgeous — so aside for the socio-cultural statement, it’s good eye candy too.



From the featured photo alone, you may gather simply that this girl is empirically sensational looking.  But, she is also sweet and petite, inspiring, wise and kind.   Her name is Jen Chae and her blog is From Head To Toe (FrmHeadToToe.com). She’s a Kansan Korean-American beauty blogger and YouTube sensation who uses her artistry to make others look…

FENG SHUI DURING THE HOLIDAYS Christmas is my favorite time of year – from family hangs, gluttonous food, opening presents and the luxuriating smell of pine. But with that comes loads of traffic, shopping lists and stress! Thankfully, the ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui during the holidays can serve as a helpful tool for eliminating stress from…

GETTING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE What a black belt means to one person differs from what it means to another. To me, becoming a first-degree black belt was a self-admittance of being normal — and then shooting for the stars.  It meant actioning past obstacles, avoiding complacency and never falling prey to aimless sleepwalking.  The requirement…