Food on skewers are the perfect party food. They lend a festive touch to any occasion as they are fun and easy to handle. Little morsels of different colors, textures, and tastes can all be threaded together to make an eye-catching display. In fact, an entire meal of appetizer, main course, and dessert can all [...]
“Wake up and smell the coffee”, or a “cuppa cha” in my case. Ham, tomatoes, and cheese in a quesadilla cooking on the stove…mmm! This is enough to bring the boys scrambling out to the kitchen for their perennial weekend favorite. They make short work of their share and are out of the kitchen as [...]
Life has many surprises and I was stumped last weekend while grocery shopping with Ro-Ri San. As we entered the store, he said it would be nice to have some of the Baked Mac and Cheese I made the last time. “Seriously? With bacon bits?”, I asked. He said, “Yes, and some parsley, please!”. If [...]
Pumpkin season is here! Those golden orbs in all sizes are in demand and on display everywhere – decks, porches, driveways, shopfronts, and malls. They complement the golden leaves on the ground and sets the mood for the upcoming holidays.
Today is back to school day for my two boys. It is a later start than usual this year but I do not mind it at all. In fact, I am a little sad that the relaxed schedule is over and summer is winding down. It is definitely more fun to have the boys home. [...]
It was a beautiful September day in Colorado. I was going about my daily chores and preparing to meet Ro-Jiro who was due home on the school bus. As soon as the bus came to a stop, the driver broke the news to me. She said, “The twin towers have been attacked. Turn on your [...]