Category Archives: Baking

Imogen’s 2nd Birthday Party

Immy turned two in June. We had a small party with family and friends at Francis and Marie’s home in Texas. We would like to thank Francis and Marie for hosting the party, Sweet Luxe Desserts for the fabulous and delicious cake, handmade tiara by Lola Eva, and catering by Whole Foods Market. The photo […]


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Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year 2016! This year marks the end of my job at GB as an Engineer and the beginning of something new. I don’t know yet what that looks like but I feel blessed to have this opportunity to spend my days with Immy while working on some projects. In the meantime, I decided to keep […]


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Immy’s First Birthday

We celebrated Immy’s First Birthday today at Kruger’s Farm in Sauvie Island. Everybody had a great time! Check out the entire photo gallery here.


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Blueberry Season

It has been a very busy summer for us so we missed our annual wild blackberry picking outing at Oak Island. If you’ve never tried the blackberries from there, you are missing out. They are the best blackberries I’ve ever had! We would typically take home about 10-15 pounds plus whatever we ate along the […]


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Leche Flan (Caramel Custard)

Leche Flan is one of my favorite Filipino desserts. Unfortunately it is so high in cholesterol and sugar I rarely make it. An appearance is only warranted when we can share it with a hundred other people. This is not one of those times but I have some homemade ube (purple yam) ice cream sitting […]


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Tiramisu Cupcakes

This is a re-post from my former food blog Purple Yamhill. I finally decided that I am not cut out for food blogging. I like the freedom of writing about anything and everything I can think of rather than about just one topic. Tiramisu is one of my favorite desserts but whenever I order it […]


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Dairy-Free Blueberry Shortbread Bars

I have been doing the dairy-free diet for a few weeks now so I am starting to miss buttery sweets. While searching for a good shortbread recipe, I found this one. It was adapted from the book Butter Sugar Flour Eggs: Whimsical Irresistible Desserts. The original recipe was called Lydia’s Austrian Raspberry Shortbread. The first […]


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Vashon Island, Ocean Shores, and Seattle

Here are some highlights from our Memorial Weekend trip to Washington. I kind of missed living there but all in all I think Portland suits us more. These pictures were from my phone. It makes it easier for me to post regularly. View from West Seattle Getting on the ferry to Vashon Island Minglement – […]


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June 2012

Here are some of our adventures in June and what we ate 🙂 A good harvest of Hood strawberries from our garden Pine State fried club and hash browns from Pine State Biscuits Shrimp and grits from Pine State Biscuits Picnic lunch with sandwiches of prosciutto, brie, caramelized onions, and apples. Greek yogurt for dessert […]


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This Weekend

Hello spring sunshine! I made assorted cupcakes to celebrate the arrival of our friends Curtis and Jennifer’s little Blake. The flavors were cocoa almond (Trader Joe’s answer to Nutella), tiramisu, and strawberry jam. Our seed farm is looking good! Brunch last Sunday at Kenny and Zuke’s. Salmon hash with poached eggs. Mulder at a recent […]


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