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Christmas Brunch

I hope everyone had a Very Merry Christmas!  We had a simple affair with family coming over for Christmas brunch and presents. …

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Japanese Christmas Party

More expat friends from Japan just moved to town, so we invited them over for a Japanese style Christmas party!  As Naoki …

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Pretzel Hugs & Turtles

IMHO we live on the best street ever.  Low traffic, nice sidewalks, lots of kids & dogs, older kids to babysit, and …

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Rice Cooker Pancake Cake

Nothing cheers up a cold Monday morning like a hot pancake breakfast.  Instead of slaving over the stovetop flipping them out one …

Halloween Eggs

Halloween Eggs

Did I already mention that I’m a bit of a hoarder?!?  Perhaps I read too much Little House on the Prairie or …