Hot Cross Buns

Broken up sideEaster crept up on me a bit this year. Usually, we would have been off work for at least a four day weekend. We would have planned to get out of the city, gather with family for a big meal and enjoy plenty of chocolate treats. With our new work patterns this year, neither of us took the typical long weekend. We’re counting down the weeks (less than three!) until we head to Japan, so this Easter really caught me by surprise. Continue reading “Hot Cross Buns”

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Piesgiving

Full table

We had our first Edinburgh-based Thanksgiving last night, a little early but very sweet. Since we’ll be away next weekend, and one of us didn’t arrive back until late yesterday afternoon from a quick visit to do some belly-laughing with his nephew, we decided to skip right to the good stuff this year. Continue reading “Piesgiving”