hatsuhinode

Chocolate Caramel Cashew Spread—Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Fuji friends!!  I hope you are having a wonderful day.  I am currently sitting at my desk typing this in my pajamas.  Our older girls go back to school tomorrow, so we are making the most of being comfortable and hanging out together.  Last night Mr. Fuji’s family came over to celebrate […]

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Meyer Mandarin Kosho, a twist on classic Japanese citrus pepper paste

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Although our holidays were wonderful, they did not go quite as planned.  Squirrel came down with a stomach virus a few days before the start of Christmas break.  We left to drive to California 4 days later, thinking we were in the clear, because Squirrel had survived the stomach virus and no one else appeared […]

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Lucky Hoppin’ John and Happy New Year!

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あけましておめでとうございます!  Happy New Year!  This morning as I watched hatsuhinode (the first sunrise of the new year) through clouds and softly falling snowflakes, I marveled that another year had passed so quickly.  It seems it was just yesterday that we were welcoming 2012!

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Hatsuhinode (The First Sunrise) of 2012

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My hatsuhinode (the first sunrise) of 2012, this morning in Draper, Utah.  It was very cold (about 20 degrees Fahrenheit), but beautiful.  My in-laws live up against the foothills, so we had to be patient for the sun to make it’s appearance.  2012 is going to be a wonderful year!  

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