Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu, Stastny Novy Rok, Godt NytÅr (Happy New Year! in Japanese, Czech, and Danish)

2 Jan

happy new year

How did it get to be January 2, 2013 so quickly?  It was a busy December for me with lots of catering (thank you everyone!) and then we were away for Christmas with both of our children… and then, BAM, Happy New Year!  I don’t know about you, but even though it arrived fast, I am excited about the possibilities!

I’m not really into New Year’s resolutions but in the past few days several friends have shared interesting links and I thought I would share with you some of my favorites.

Since I am still baking almost every day,  yesterday I decided to bake a pie for someone to celebrate the New Year.  As I thought of who might be a good recipient, I soon realized that many of my friends are on diets right now… and I didn’t want to be the reason someone fell off their diet.  I continued to think about a recipient, and found one right in my neighborhood.  One of our neighbors is an older man who lives alone… and that’s all I needed to know as I put together a quiche for him.  When the quiche was ready, I walked over to his house with a friend and surprised him with a piping hot quiche.  My neighbor beamed a smile at me and I was reminded of how good it feels to do something nice for someone… “just because.”

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Pepper, Onion and Cheddar Quiche

Here is wishing you all a very happy, healthy, joy-filled New Year!

Love doesn’t make the world go round.  Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.  Franklin P. Jones

 

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One Response to “Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu, Stastny Novy Rok, Godt NytÅr (Happy New Year! in Japanese, Czech, and Danish)”

  1. Tarla McGraw January 3, 2013 at 1:09 PM #

    If you need a reason to make a pie here is one! I have been paying child support since 2005 last one in college. Boyfriend has not been able to find a job in almost a year! Cant pay federal taxes because of rent,car ins, and child support and electricity. Have not seen my kids in 7mths. And I work full time at The Bulletin in Bend, Oregon. Seems like things never get any better, but I keep my chin up and think PIE! PIE! PIE!
    And all of the sudden things seem to not be so bad! I would love to have the chocolatest pie you have to keep my spirits up! Bless you! My email is TarlaMcGraw@yahoo.com My address is 130 NE 6th st apt #4 Bend, Oregon 97701 phone at work Sun-Thurs 541-385-5800 ext 416 Happy New Years! Love the pie appreciater Tarla McGraw

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