Archive for the ‘Ramblings’ Category


Monday, August 24th, 2015

I blinked, and our little guy turned two! We had a nice little dinner at home on the actual day (lamb chops, corn on the cob, and broccoli - some meal time favorites), and a party with friends at a local park this past weekend. Everything went very ...

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

It's been a great year! We've had a blast with Steven, helping him to grow and learn. He's 16 months old now, a full-on toddler, and loving life! Saturday, we had a get-together with his friend, Amary, and her mom and dad. The kids had a great time ...

Copper River Salmon

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The much ballyhooed Copper River salmon is here! Costco had great looking whole fish when we went Sunday morning, so we had to pick one up for dinner that night. We haven't got the grill in summer working order yet, so I just oven roasted it after seasoning ...

Guacamole in a Molcajete

Friday, May 16th, 2014

I got a great molcajete for Mother's Day. :-D This one is made out of granite rather than the traditional basalt, so it was blessedly easier to season - one round of grinding rice to get out grit, then grinding a garlic and canola oil paste to entirely ...

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Our sweet sleepy guy wishes you a happy Valentine's Day. :D We had Jaden's beef and broccoli for dinner tonight. Tasty, easy, and worked for both Valentine's Day and the tail end of the Chinese New Year.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Bad bad blogger Cassie. Here are some pictures to make up for it! My stocking is bigger than me! Our usual Christmas Eve dinner of crab and bacon wrapped shrimp Christmas morning! Our Christmas dinner: prime rib, brussels sprouts, roasted potatoes, and yorkshire pudding Sweet and sour little smokies for New Year's Eve Steven's first ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

From our family to yours, a very happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Mommy's little pumpkin patch

Welcome Baby!

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Our little guy was born on the 20th, and we're all so in love (and sleep deprived ;) )!

A Corgi Afternoon

Friday, May 17th, 2013

We spent a very enjoyable Friday afternoon at Leo and Kathy's house for a corgi meet-up. Much fun was had by all. :-) My photos can be found here on Flickr, or there are a few highlights below.