Bonne Appetit!

I received “The Best of America’s Test Kitchen” DVDs for Christmas, so Nate and I have been trying some of the recipes. Well, lately, it’s been mostly Nate, since I can’t stand the smell of raw meat, or cooking meat, for that matter. For this dinner, we made “Pan-Seared Inexpensive Steak” with sauce. It was ...

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Mawwiage…

is wot bwings us togevvah [this weekend]. On the weekend of Feb 21st, Nate and I drove to Newport Beach for a marriage retreat. It was hosted by our fellowship group, Cornerstone, and the speaker was Chris Mueller. The location was wonderful, the sessions were great, and despite being sick (pregnancy), we had a marvelous ...

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A Pregnant Valentine's Day

Experiencing¬† constant “Morning” Sickness (which has really been all-day sickness), definitely made our Valentine’s a little more low-key this year (Not that we’ve actually ever spent a Valentine’s Day together–We were dating long-distance last year). Nate had soup and cornbread and I enjoyed a tasty toast dinner, with some applesauce. For entertainment, we watched Gladiator, ...

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John MacArthur's 40th Anniversary

February 1st marked the 40th Anniversary Celebration for John MacArthur at Grace Community Church, where we are currently attending.¬† It was a day filled with celestial music, including Jubilant Sykes, and loving tributes to a beloved pastor. The highlight of the event was the presence of Iain Murray, Pastor John’s favorite biographer. Murray hails from ...

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Lydia and Xidong's Wedding

On December 27th, Lydia (Nate’s sister) married Xidong Chen in Morgan Hill. The wedding was lovely, with the holiday decorations and lights accentuating the ambiance of the evening. The bride was beautiful, the groom was glowing–everyone was basking in the joy of the blessed occasion. The couple now live in Ohio, where Xidong works as ...

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