Category Archives: Good eats

pig pickin’ neighborhood block party

we attended our very first neighborhood block party! there will little games, and R brought her tricycle to ride around. our neighbors cooked a roasted pig and chickens, and everyone brought a dish to share.

vancouver visit 2014 (part three)

ferry ride to granville island. the food. this is making me crave it already!

christmas time in charleston

we took our family on a roadtrip to charleston for a few days before christmas. we returned to the inn at middleton place because we enjoyed it so much the last time. idyllic views on the middleton plantation. hanging around on magnolia plantation. seeing the sights around charleston. we got to enjoy the beautiful christmas read more »

belated thanksgiving

this is a month late… sorry! R got to do fun thanksgiving things at school, including help make apple tarts to bring home. thanksgiving day involved a lot of eating! first i was invited to a thanksgiving breakfast with some wonderful women from church. then thanksgiving “dinner” (at 1pm) potluck. stuffing ourselves with the array read more »

professional day

i remember loving professional days when i was a kid. now i’m an adult, and i still do! on R’s day off from school we took a field trip to visit daddy at work. first on our exciting list of things to do… take the bus! ackland museum… which took a whole 15 minutes before read more »

our 7th anniversary

this week we celebrated our seventh (!) wedding anniversary. having just taken advantage of free babysitting recently, we took R along on our dinner date to Campagnolo. seven years ago we would never have imagined that we would sitting there, the three of us… so very thankful for our little family. fried chick peas papardelle read more »


our talented french-chef-in-the-making cousin elizabeth invited the entire family over for a home-cooked meal. we enjoyed amazing food while elizabeth and her helpers slaved away in the kitchen… thank you! the lobster bisque with puff pastry squid ink risotto with lobster and those were just the appetizers. there was also salmon, steak, duck, and then read more »

tea party

girl bonding over tea and goodies.

richmond night market 2013

summertime means night market time! we arrived at opening and headed straight for the main event: the food. waiting for the takoyaki to cook. takoyaki and grilled squid. the famous “rotato”! happy to say it lived up to its hype. ramen. grilled corn. busy. after dinner, a quick stroll through the tents. i finally found read more »

birthday leftovers

cupcake! CUPCAKE! cupcake cupcake cupcake cupcake.