All posts tagged: decorating

A Peachy Christmas Roundup

For all the frustration, stress and changes that were taking place during my Christmas season I am happy to say I still had a wonderful December. I was coated head to toe in holiday spirit, thanks to friends and Seoul. There was just a lot of Christmas-y-ness going around and I was really thankful for that. I also got to travel home and see my family. It was too short, of course, but there were hugs and food all around. Made it totally worth it.

Reminiscing | Thanksgiving 2013

  Last Thanksgiving was wonderful (except for my ever present sinus infections) because almost all my plans came to fruition. I was very happy with the state of my cooking and deco. So happy, in fact, I neglected to take many pictures of the food.  It wasn’t until I was stuffed and watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation that I realized my photos were poo. I won’t make that mistake this year but I will be making beaucoup plans again. Since so many things worked out last year the menu will be very similar with some additions! Enjoy last years warmth and fun through these pictures! I can’t wait to show off the full spread this year as well! Mains Roasted Chicken (turkey is crazy expensive here) Spanish Tortilla, brought by Mikey’s lovely girlfriend. Thyme pull apart rolls, I substituted thyme for chives Glazed carrots Garlic and chive mashed potatoes Sweet Potato Medley (a baked mix of sweet potato, walnuts and cranberries with brown sugar and butter)  Baked acorn squash  Gravy Green Bean casserole, Starters Cheese Brie, English …