Happy Chinese New Year

I reminded Alex that it’s Chinese New Year (CNY) tomorrow and he’s pretty excited because that means he’ll be getting an ang pau (a red envelope filled with money) from us. I asked him if he remembers what saying we can use to greet someone during CNY. He replied, “Happy New Year?” Lol. I responded […]

Happy New Year!

This photo was taken in July 2017 at Edgewater Park near the location of one of the Cleveland script signs. Every time I look at this picture, it just tugs at my heart string to see how much Alex has grown and the challenges he has overcome in his life. Love this kiddo soooooooo much! […]

Merry Christmas

I would like to share the words from a card we received from my in-laws back at Thanksgiving which I thought was simply poignant and appropriate for any season, regardless if your loved ones are near or far. “The things that matter most of all are often close at hand – A touch, a hug, […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Being super-busy with our daily lives, I decided to put off making any Chinese New Year treats until this past weekend. Not that last weekend would have been any better (time-wise) since I work both Saturday and Sunday every week but I was determined. Then, I got sick (of course) and that was the end […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Christmas really snuck up on us this year. In fact, on Christmas Eve, I still couldn’t quite believe that Christmas would actually be the next day! Although we were busy till the very last minute, the actual Christmas day proved to be a quiet one. We are hoping though that things will perk up a […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

We’re spending Thanksgiving by ourselves again this year. As much as we’ll miss being with family and friends, we’re hoping to make up for it by having a totally relaxing day tomorrow. Last year, we actually had a beautiful (and warm) Thanksgiving day and we got to spend it at the zoo. However, I don’t think that will be happening […]