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2014 Holiday greeting (video)

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Here’s a video with some images of what was going on for us in 2014. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2015! Advertisements

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Christmas cooking

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Made some Finnish Christmas cookies and pastries with Mia. Joulutortut & piparkakut, Christmas tarts & gingerbread cookies. Gingerbread cookie dough was a bit too soft so they did not hold their shape quite right but the taste was right. We made … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Images of what was going on in 2014. Merry Christmas!

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Mixed media art by Mia

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Another awesome art piece by Mia.

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Japanese cheesecake

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Mia made a Japanese cheesecake with touch of lemon & ginger flavors in it. Delicious!

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Airboat tour in Everglades, Miami, FL

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We spent some time in Miami with a bunch of great friends. One part of the trip was a fun airboat tour in everglades of Miami to see alligators and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Great adventure!

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Mia’s book art

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Mia did some tedious work to create art off of a book, that is pretty thick with lots of pages. The book is called A Thousand Days by John F. Kennedy. Mia took sections of pages and drew a picture … Continue reading

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Fancy cupcakes

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Mia made some cupcakes today. One could say for Easter but really she made them to have something to do. They look quite delicious. I can’t taste one though because I am not eating lots of carbs and sugar for … Continue reading

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Blowing glass

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Mia did some glass blowing as part of her artwork. Here’s the result. This was displayed at an art exhibit along with the portrait of Donna she made I posted earlier. Great job, Mia!

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The Perfect Sukiyaki recipe

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Andrei wanted me to make some Sukiyaki for dinner before he heads back to school in Oregon. Here’s the recipe for the perfect Sukiyaki I have been making for years. Before you do anything & to get in the mood, … Continue reading

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