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Dinner: Chicken Noodle Soup

The Boy is sick, so I decided to make him a big pot of chicken noodle soup since we have some bones and chicken breast meat. Since I didn’t have egg noodles, I decided to use udon noodles instead.

Step one: Home-made chicken stockhomemade chicken stock

Step two: Lots of veggies!veggies

Step three: Patience… anticipation...

Step four: Enjoy!tada - chicken noodle soup

Me and The Boy at Sanzoku

Me and The Boy

The Boy doing his “THOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!” pose with the Mt. Bandits chicken stick prop.…

The Boy: 21 Month-Edition

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Recipe: Shio Koji Chicken Ball Soup

I got this recipe from Hero Material’s friend. We tried it twice, and both times it came out well, so we wanted to share.


4-5 tbsp of shio koji
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cooking sake
200 g of minced chicken (or ground chicken)
1 tbsp of finely chopped or minced ginger
10 cm of green onion, finely …

Seven Things I’m Grateful For in 2012

Instead of my usual how I’m doing with my writing and life, I decided to post about what I’m grateful for this year. :)

  1. My awesome family for being supportive and fabulous, despite a lot of ups and downs this year.
  2. My great writing buddies, esp. M&M Writers — Amanda Bonilla, Amanda Carlson, Shawntelle Madison and Sandy Williams.
  3. Book bloggers

Yes, I Think We’re Finally Moving for Real

i can haz move now

To update you on the housing situation I spoke about some days ago, the seller accepted our offer! W00t!

The financing also came through. Whew!

The contract, OTOH, hasn’t been signed yet. Since the owner isn’t moving out until later this winter, the contract is probably going to be ready in mid-November or December. Then we sign, wait and …