Cheesy Cheez-its

Today’s throwback* is a testament to my two loves: baking and cheese.

Cheez-its are already a beautiful thing. They come in many varieties and for just a few dollars you can pick them up from the store and enjoy them immediately. You have to be a certain kind of crazy to want to bake your own. I happen to be just that. 

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Pic Me Up - CO

Here are some pictures from my weekend at home in beautiful Colorado. We spent a night in Dillon and made trips to nearby Breckenridge and Vail. We’ve never been an outdoorsy family, but it was a nice change and the fresh mountain air did us all some good. It almost makes me regret all the times I opted for weekends at the movie theater and mall. Almost. 

Speaking of which, the week is halfway over! 

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Fortune Finds2

I hope this Tuesday finds you well. Here’s another installment of Fortune Finds. 

1. Yessss. Pictures from the new Girl Meets World
2. In desperate need of a cake stand and I’ve been lusting after this one for a while now. 
3. The fascinating fight over the memory of Anne Frank. 
4. Delightful mix and match popsicles that I can’t wait to try my hand at. 
5. I’m such a sucker for peter pan collars and therefore this top.
6. Who knew Leo had such great moves
7. Loving Madewell’s summer collection, especially that one-piece. 
8. In the mood for some homemade strawberry ice cream

It’s really too bad this week and the next will be consumed by schoolwork, so most of these things will have to be on hold. Then again, God created online shopping for a reason.

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Green Juice

After several weeks of several trips to Chipotle (my record is 5 times in the same week), this girl needs to get her act together. I’m going back to the motherland for most of July and I’d like to leave the American pounds on this Chinese figure behind.* That’s where this green juice/smoothie comes in.

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Yang Family in Paris

We’re celebrating Father’s Day and Mom’s Birthday around here (here is Colorado, not Paris). It’s a big day. 

This picture taken last year is the most recent one of the four of us that I could find. I’ll have to do something about that today. Between hiking around Lake Dillon, going to Dim Sum and a Father’s Day/Birthday grilling feast, there should be plenty of photo opportunities. 

I hope you show your dad some love. Don’t forget about mom either. 

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Sesame Noodles

Today is the day I fly back home for what is known in the Yang household as Father’s Day/Mom’s Birthday. In the old Chinese tradition, mom is sure to force us all to share in her longevity noodles on Sunday morning. In that spirit, I leave you with this easy sesame noodle dish.

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