Saturday, January 28, 2012

Chinese New Year's Celebration

Since Liam was born on Chinese New year's we've always been a little partial. This year we celebrated on January 28th with a 12 course dinner party with Raj and Lisa Nair, Tim and Heidi Zuk, Debbie Wu and Ming Hsieh, Gloria and Mike Marlowe. 12 courses, lots of fancy dishes and fireworks at midnight!

Ginger Lemon Drops, Beer, Wine

Hors D’oeuvres:
Goat Cheese and Apple Crostini with  Rosemary

Seared Scallop with Tomato Corn Salsa and Corn Coulis

Carmelized Onion Tart with Gorganzola and Brie

Potato Leek Soup With Star Toast and Red Onion Marmalade

Panko Crusted Crab Cake with Spring Greens and Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

Beef Tenderloin with Merlot Sauce, Mushroom Orzo and Asparagus

Fruit and Cheese

Salted Caramel Torte

Chocolate Martini

Spicy Sweet Mixed Nuts

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Snow Day

Mac is off trying to run a PR at the Cascade Half marathon, but Mother Nature did not cooperate! The kids aren't complaining, though!
 Snow angel!

Snow Castle!

Monday, January 2, 2012

Dance Open House

In December, Megan's dance class has an open house. Megan was better than I expected, but she had to concentrate super hard. She had her tongue out the whole time!
Very Serious! 
Nice tongue!
And curtsey.