Archives for January 2012

Menu Plan Monday–January 30

This past week we enjoyed some more wonderful meals courtesy of good friends. One of my neighbors is from Peru and brought us a traditional Peruvian dish, called Lomo Saltado. It is strips of marinated beef, stir-fried with onions, peppers and potato wedges served over rice. My family couldn’t get enough of it! I’m hoping […]

Menu Plan Monday–January 23

Happy Chinese New Year! It is now the year of the dragon! Our family celebrated last night. My mother-in-law prepared a delicious hot pot feast, which was incredibly easy and delicious. We had a plain broth as well as a spicy broth in which we cooked all different kinds of seafood and meat, in addition […]

Menu Plan Monday–January 16

Yes, it is Tuesday. I’m a day late! I have lost track of my days after giving birth to our daughter last week! Our little girl arrived last Monday night. We are home and doing well. Big brother is adjusting well and loves his Mei-Mei (Chinese for little sister). We are very fortunate to be […]

Menu Plan Monday–January 9

Well, it is finally here. Our daughter will arrive this week! I’m getting induced. On the one hand, it would be nice to experience going into labor naturally, but my doctor has decided it would be best to go ahead and induce. The planner in me is very happy about that, not to mention, I’m […]

Menu Plan Monday–January 2

Happy New Year!! It is hard to believe that 2011 is now behind us and 2012 is here! I’m not much of a resolution person, but the other day on twitter, I saw someone proposing the idea of a one-word theme instead. This resonated with me. My theme for this year is going to be […]