We spent time with our great nieces and nephews as often as we could. We visited Avila Beach, San Simeon, and Morro Bay. We went to wineries, restaurants and parks. We walked every morning and had dinner with family and friends each evening. It was a wonderful time and I look forward to returning next year.
But, as is always the case, I am very happy to be home. I missed my dogs. I missed my bed. Most of all I missed my kids and my Little Miss Melody.
So we are getting right back into the swing of things. Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. We have choir practice tonight and will be spending the next month preparing for our Triduum.
Tomorrow will be spent shopping for Chinese New Year that we will be celebrating on Sunday. Saturday will be spent prepping for our party and our Angel Face will be spending the night with us.
Sunday is the big day.....Here is what we will be serving up this year:
Bok Choy Gai See Tong
(Bok Choy and Shredded Chicken Soup)
Jo Moh Sang Yat Gai
(Grandmother's Birthday Chicken)
Ji Geung Lo Mein
(Noodles with Young Ginger)
Hua Sheng Bing
(Chinese Peanut Cookies)
Next week is pretty quiet. I am sharing the extended Weekly Menu today. Please stop by each day as I share photos, recipes and snippets of our life.
Irish Beef Stew
Fish Fry at Church
Pasta with Classic Ragu
Sunday-Chinese New Year Celebration
See above Menu
Dinner out after returning Melody
Baked Sweet Potatoes
Steamed Green Beans