Posts tagged with: family traditions

How to Become a One-Woman Bread Pudding Factory

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means it’s just about time for me to turn our house into a one-woman bread pudding factory. We give these to friends as holiday gifts every year, so for one tiring weekend, the house turns into […]

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Friday Photo — Lumpy Love and Family Tradition

We will be missing Shake’s Mom on New Year’s Eve, her birthday, but we have started a new tradition to honor her memory: making her lumpia (Filipino egg rolls, aka “lumpies,” a family term) recipe on New Year’s Eve to […]

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Lumpy Love

For nine years, since the first year we started dating, Shake and I spent Thanksgiving with his family in Hilo. A few years ago, we had to change our annual visit to New Year’s instead, because of his work schedule. […]

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