Jelly and Beans

country road

“Road testing” my new pair of jellies, a gift from my friend Me-Ann, who has always been more than gracious.

Jelly Nelly T-Strap Sandals

The unbelievably soft t-strap sandals (with no pinching whatsoever) are from Jelly Nelly, a pretty new Filipino company. Saw them in Preview last summer and wanted a pair after discovering they’re vegan. Besides, they’re laid-back, yet unboring and easy to clean. They also come in girls’ sizes. Alexa’s asking me for a pair of lilacs since she outgrew her old pair of Grendha t-straps. Mom-and-daughter fashion has never been this fun!

Jelly Nelly

Rain or shine, they’re appropriate, at least for me.

During my lifetime, jelly shoes, specifically fisherman sandals, reincarnated three times. Funny how fashion comes and goes, and then comes back to haunt you again.

Matcha Red Bean Milk Tea

Literally full of beans, my fourth Share Tea drink is matcha red bean milk tea. Matcha is powdered Japanese green tea that’s grown in the shade. I like it that the matcha was mild, but the beans were kinda overcooked. If you’ve tried green tea ice cream, it’s like a thinner melted one.

I’ve always loved azuki beans. My earliest memory of red beans is the tip of the now defunct local Majestic popsicle, like cherry on top. Those were so good!

Two sweet memories of my growing years:)

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