Lulu’s First Birthday

SimmieAndrew, Baby, Cakes1 Comment

I’m not sure how we got here already, but Lulu turned one a few weeks ago. My little baby isn’t really a little baby anymore. Naturally we had to have a big celebration for reaching this milestone and because Lulu has a lot of fans, our big celebration really was big. Nearly 50 people showed up to celebrate Lulu’s first birthday and it was a total blast. We served dumplings for our little dumpling, which meant we had  potato knishes to represent her Jewish side and three kinds of Asian dumplings – pork and scallion, Asian chicken, and tofu, cabbage … Read More

Happy Purim!

SimmieAndrew, Baby, RecipeLeave a Comment

Last weekend, in preparation for Purim, Malice (derby name, not real name), Mr. Malice (derby name, not real name), and Ella (derby name and real name) came over to make hamantaschen. After having a nice lunch, we pulled out the rolling pins, found our cookie cutters, and got down to business. Everyone has her favorite flavor. Mine is the traditional poppyseed, some like raspberry jam, strawberry jelly, or even nutella. Sometimes I go on a limb and add chocolate chips to my hamantaschen. I’m a mavrick, I know. It was Malice’s first time making hamantaschen and I think she mastered … Read More

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