Monthly Archives: September 2016

September Birthdays

The girls both celebrated their birthdays this month.  It’s a fun year for Harmony.  Turning 12 in China means you get to celebrate in the same animal year as you were born.  This is the year of the monkey.  Harmony’s … Continue reading

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Comfort Food

Jiaozi are what most of you in America call potstickers I think.  From our first week in China in 2012 until now, this common Chinese food has been our Comfort Food.  Oh sure, we miss hamburgers & french fries, macaroni … Continue reading

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Piece of cake anyone?

Memories are funny things. Growing up we enjoyed many a cake made in Grandmamma’s angel food cake pan. Last summer my mom let me bring it back to China with us. Living in another country you have to leave most … Continue reading

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Wanda Plaza

We’ve been hearing for a couple years about a new mall coming a little east of us. A few weeks ago I’d seen a sign downtown and thought I’d understood what it said. So, on the date it said we … Continue reading

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