Category Archives: life

feasting | a jiaxing thanksgiving

it’s been a week now since Thanksgiving, and I just finished the last of the leftover turkey soup today.  one of the highlights of our new apartment here in Jiaxing is that it has a BUILT-IN OVEN.  this is a rare commodity in China, as I have commented on before. with a full-size oven, i […]

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family outing | jiaxing photographer

had a nice quiet weekend that gave a sense of “normalcy” that we feel like we’ve been missing for a while.  hannah was in need of some new shoes, so we went shopping… and ended up getting a little something for all the girls.  =) we’ve done minimal clothing shopping for any of us while […]

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grown up | jiaxing photographer

somewhere along the way, in between moving around and having a second baby, my first baby seems to have transformed into a grown up little girl without warning me.  we were on our way out the door one day and i glanced at her and thought she looked so grown up and wondered when did […]

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moving on | jiaxing china photographer

hello?  anybody still checking this blog?  sorry for the loooong silence.  amongst other things, we’ve had our hands full packing and unpacking… (and trying not to lose kaylah among the boxes) and now we’ve moved to our new home in jiaxing – arriving here *exactly* a year from the date we arrived in ningbo.  that […]

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mid-autumn festival | ningbo photographer

today is the mid-autumn festival, also called moon festival, or 中秋節 (zhongqiu jie) for you Chinese readers. it’s another big holiday in this part of the world. a couple things you should do today to celebrate: 1) eat mooncake for several weeks now, the supermarkets have been filled with tons of varying gift boxes containing […]

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