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5 years anniversary and our wish for the 6th year

February 26 was our 5 years wedding anniversary. 5 years ago on a cold, but beautiful winter afternoon, we had a small gathering by the James River and got married. As it engraved in our wedding ring: Deep Connection, Adventure, and Family, ever since then, we have been deepening our connection, sharing many adventures, and valuing our time with family and friends. When we included “Family” in our values, raising a child and creating our own family was definitely in our mind, and that will be our next adventure, the Read more »

Escaping the cold to Key West

We escaped the cold and drove South, to Key West! The water was clear, the weather was gorgeous, the town was charming; we really enjoyed the time there. We met a couple on a sunset cruise and they told us they had a 18 month old baby at home and they already missed him. It was comforting to hear that they enjoyed the baby so Read more »

Cheers to 7 Years!

This weekend we celebrated the 7th anniversary of our first date! Having been cooped up in the house for some days, this was the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy a nice day and some dinner. This time, we drove across the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel to Norfolk and walked around for a bit and then found a nice Read more »

Japanese style breakfast

Recently, I was researching healthy meal options, and I learned that Japanese-style meals are a great way to have a well-balanced meal. So I started to make breakfast with 一汁三菜(Ichizyu-san-sai), which includes one grain, one soup, one main (protein), with two sides. Since you can get all different nutrients, we have Read more »

Autumn hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains

We finally put the basic information and pictures on the adoptimist.com to start reaching out to birth parents, and we felt pretty good and excited about it! As for our reward to complete one step forward, we took a little break and went to the Blue Ridge Mountains. We love Autumn in Virginia and the mountains were so Read more »

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