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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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Annie Movie Bento

Looks like all the definitive movies of my childhood are going to be updated for a new generation.  First Karate Kid (verdict: meh) …

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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 …

puppy dog bento

Puppy Dog Bento

We have a new addition to the family!  Our very own furry baby Olivia.  We’ve been pretty busy getting her settled in, …

pumpkin pasta

Pumpkin Pasta

Teddy came home from Kindergarten one day with an obsession for pumpkin ice cream and kept begging to make some.  So we …

birthday girl cupcakes

Birthday Girl Cupcakes

If it’s true that “you are what you eat”, then I am a whole lotta cupcake! In fact, my body does have …

Wedding Cake Cookies

With all the couples who get engaged over the holidays and Valentine’s Day, we’re in peak wedding planning season! I’ve only been …

skull cupcakes

Skull Cupcakes

The scariest part of Halloween is that it took me over a week to post a picture and recipe! This year we …