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December 26, 2013

Christmas 2013

Christmas Day 2013-5

Nothing says Christmas Eve like deep-frying shrimp chips, chapattis sharing the table with a DIY Vietnamese spring roll spread and Korean bulgogi, and my husband and his boss ducking out after dinner for a 9pm Christmas Eve conference call.

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December 24, 2013

Christmas Eve’s Eve

Christmas 2013-4
The funny thing about having a baby due right after New Year’s is that the closer we get to our official due date, the less and less time I’ve actually had to prepare logistically or mentally for his/her arrival. Continue Reading

December 8, 2013

It’s the Holiday Season

Gingerbread House Playdate Will B&W lightened up-13

If I had planned Will’s gingerbread house party more than 24 hours in advance, I would have been sorely tempted to spend hours crafting homemade gingerbread building materials, 5 colors of royal icing and a buffet spread for the adults.

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December 4, 2013

Good News Bad News

Pomegranate and mint relish #cranberrysauce Indian style #India #thanksgiving2013 #thisishowwedo

It was never my plan to go nearly an entire month without blogging.  First we were simply busy–I’ve been doing holiday card photo shoots every weekend since Halloween….  Continue Reading

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