When we first moved to JiuJiang, Hubs met Farmer Hu while on a bike ride. Farmer Hu lived out in the countryside. He had about 6 milk cows. His price on milk was excellent (3rmb/liter), but the problem was that he had to borrow a car to deliver fresh milk to our home. Sometimes he
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First, a few photos from November…
11.03.10 33 weeks and 5 days pregnant The conversation went something like this: me: Hubs can you take an everyday life shot of me in the kitchen with my big prego belly? he: Sure, but the apron kind of hides your belly.
11.07.10 34 weeks and 2
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There’s a small space beside the microwave that holds all my cookbooks. For a while now, I’ve been printing off recipes and placing them in the blue binder.
(Hubs: Where they’ve been growing like bowl of rising bread dough.)
Whenever I needed a recipe, I just grabbed it from the blue binder (the
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We had a simple Black Friday this year.
No rushing from store to store. (At 37 weeks pregnant, I can hardly rush anywhere.)
No on-line shopping.
Schäfer went to preschool.
Hubs and I made phone calls home because Friday morning in China is Thursday evening in America.
We all enjoyed leftovers for lunch.
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Happy Thanksgiving 2010
We woke up at 6:30am hoping to enjoy a nice warm shower and a little bit of quiet before waking the kids. Oh well. They were both already awake. I dressed the kids in their warm room while Hubs donned his selected flannel of the day. Thankfully,
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We give thanks for the pumpkin loaf that is in the oven.
Whew. What a week… and it’s only Wednesday.
On Sunday our helper requested a 2 month leave of absence due to the death of her father. It was quite a surprise – especially considering how much I needed her help as I
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