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Farm house update

Farm house update

Okay, Kate requested a photo tour of the farm house, so I'm using my blog because FB is a little too clunky to use for a photo tour. As most of you know, we're in a constant state of 'moving' to the farm house. We’re in this there-but-not-yet stage where we still have...

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Chili Recipe

Chili Recipe

Last Thursday, during dgroup, Amy and I made Chili, and made just a small batch not really sure if the dgroup folks would like it. We greatly underestimated their enthusiasm for it. The chili was sadly gone after 20 minutes. I did not take any pictures, unfortunately....

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Crepe cake, anyone?

Crepe cake, anyone?

Most of my posts these days are mostly about food. That says quite a bit about what we prioritize. The photos are courtesy of Mike Araña and were taken during one of our game nights. A few months back, our oven broke. It's going to cost quite a bit of money to fix...

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breaking bread in the tropics

breaking bread in the tropics

One of the things that we as a family love to do is share our home with friends, breaking bread, playing games, sharing life stories, and our faith. When we were in China we did this in with semi-regularity with some of our closest friends there and we usually played...

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Strawberry fields forever

Strawberry fields forever

A few weeks ago when our friends from Florida (the Holtons) were here we started getting the beds ready for strawberries. We ordered originally about 150 seedlings from Baguio City, and we were pretty excited as this will be our first crop. Last week, we received the...

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five plus two

five plus two

we recently acquired a mini dachshund that we named charlie brown (although maya insists that his name is peanut). a week later my brother gave us a kitten. we suddenly increased our family by 40%. puppy has adjusted to our household rather well. within a couple of...

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The move

The move

yay, i'm finally updating my blog! we're now in iloilo city, philippines, slowly adjusting to, and more than just surviving, we're actually starting to feel comfortable (except those extra hot and humid nights). right now i am sitting in a coffee shop and listening to...

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