Did you have a nice Easter celebration? Here are some photos from my weekend. We had a little celebration in our backyard, starting with firing up the grill and then an egg hunt for the wee ones. I baked this coconut cake and topped it off with the sweetest bunny. And of course my favorite […]
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Happy New Year! We’re celebrating the Goat this year and I have a great savory recipe to get your year started off on the right hoof. 🙂 I grew up eating congee regularly. I know it as the Vietnamese version of chicken soup. My mother made it all throughout the year and dressed it up […]
Happy Lunar New Year! The official New Year is on Sunday, February 10th, and this year we are celebrating the Snake. Year of the Snake will represent progress and attention to detail, which means you will need focus and discipline in order to set out to achieve what you want to create. Here’s how I’m […]
I know I’m a few days late but I suppose it’s never to late to send well wishes. It’s been an incredibly busy month and I’m excited to see what 2013 brings! Here is a photo recap of how we spent our Happy Christmas. I hosted our family and friends for a Christmas Brunch. We […]
Now that Thanksgiving is officially over we are sprucing up the house for Christmas! This year for our Advent, I decided to put our driftwood sticks to good use. The finished product is pretty visually captivating. Even the boys were impressed!
We spent last weekend on the Hood Canal celebrating Independence Day. I was able to take a much needed extra long weekend vacation and nothing felt better than being able to enjoy the beach. There’s a quote that I love: “The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” This was […]
Want an alternative to the typical Valentine’s Day sweet treats? Try pie pops! I typically don’t eat pie but will make an exception when they are either 1) heavily topped with whipping cream and/or ice cream 2) served in a very cute way, ie: mason jars or 3) made miniature……These are so easy to make, […]