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about the kids.

It’s only been 2 months since our big move, and it feels like it’s been a lot longer that that. I have noticed amazing growth and change in each child… and so for the sake of the grandmas… I have to tell…Connor being the smallest,...

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black & white

I am addicted to black and white. I have only made 2 purchases in all my wanderings, as I have been getting my bearings… trying to figure out where I can get what, and what I can find where…but I did buy a super-fabulous black...

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fabric purchases!!

It’s late, late on Thursday night (Friday morning really) and I SHOULD be in bed… I am going to regret this tomorrow! It’s getting colder, colder here in Beijing! I am just not a fan of the cold weather. It was a nice clear day...

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crash.

Well, it was bound to happen! Gratefully, no one was hurt. Last night, eric was almost home… just had made a quick stop and was cruising along a dimly lit road, and bam all the sudden there was a big huge truck that was coming...

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happening weekend!!

I tell you what, it’s fun to show someone new around to all the ‘stuff’ that is so cool, so unique and different and INTERESTING and fabulously CHINA! This place is really so cool! I love it. It’s been fun having em here… she has...

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jiaozi

One of my FAVORITE  kinds of Chinese eats are ‘pot stickers’. I love all kinds… but it’s funny cause I never really considered actually MAKING them from scratch. I mean, it’s just one of those things that you get at a restaurant, or you buy...

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6 weeks so far..

Yesterday was an exciting day! Miss Quincy FINALLY lost he front tooth! It’s been loose since we got here and she fell off the couch while chasing with the boys and smacked her face on the floor (after REPEATEDLY being told to stop!!! Of course)…...

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biking the hutongs….

We woke up this morning to an absolute beautiful day! I was thrilled, because we had planned to go on a bike tour in the downtown ‘ancient’ areas… called: Hutongs. We learned that the word “hutong” means ‘well’- and each of these little areas shared...

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5 week anniversary!

Today marks our 5th week here in Beijing…long enough to start to get used to things, kinda know where to find stuff that we need, and  starting to recognize my way around. Long enough that we are getting used to my cooking, and our little...

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