Category Archives: life

coffee adventures – hot or cold

In the 5+ months that we’ve lived here so far, we’ve only made it to the downtown area of our city a handful of times.  But each time we go, we make sure to make a stop at a place we don’t have in our little port district… Starbucks.  And each time I’ve snapped a picture […]

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sunday afternoon at the park

we’ve had pretty much three straight weeks of rain – rain. everyday. for three weeks. so it made this weekend extra nice when the weather warmed up and the sun came out. we took a walk to a local park and there were lots of other people, kids, families out.  the wind made it good […]

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random musings about an almost 3 yr old

~ she wants to do my pregnancy workout dvd more often than i do ~ she has been asking for the past 2+ months when it’ll be her birthday. (it’s not until april)  when i ask her what she wants to do when it’s her birthday, she says she wants mama and baba to sing her […]

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announcement

what? yet another announcement?  yes. this one is a little more on a personal note.  though many of you know by now, we are thrilled to announce that we are expecting again!  ETA for baby #2 is august 3rd.  oh boy, the adventures just keep coming… and after tinkering with my scanner for over an […]

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how to make lasagna in ningbo, china

1. request mom to bring over lasagna noodles from the US in her luggage during a visit 2. obtain ricotta cheese during a trip to hong kong and tote back in your suitcase 3. drive 45 minutes to downtown to buy parmesan cheese 4. buy remaining ingredients at local grocery store – including fresh spinach because no pre-cooked, […]

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