Monthly Archives: January 2014

Korean Rice Cake Soup (tteokguk)

새해 복 많이 받으세요!! Happy New Year!!Donghee and I decided to celebrate Lunar New Year by making tteokguk (rice cake soup). Tteokguk is traditionally eaten for Lunar New Year. It is one of my favorite Korean soups! Here’s how we … Continue reading

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Latest Obsession: Saving $$

Donghee and I are currently unemployed.  We have some money saved up from when we were working in NZ, but those funds are quickly diminishing.  So naturally, my latest obsession has become finding new ways to save money. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

The end of Winter and the beginning of Spring in Queenstown, NZ. Driving along New Zealand’s south island.  I loved the pop of purple flowers next to the dark and gloomy hills!

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I-485 Request for Evidence

As I mentioned before, we are in the process of applying for Donghee’s Green Card.  Well, a few days ago we got a pink letter in the mail.  It said we needed to submit evidence of the joint sponsor’s status.  … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

New Family!      

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Top 5 Things I Miss About Korea

1.  Traveling.  Probably the thing I miss most about living in Korea is traveling.  During my short 2 years living in Korea, I was able to travel more than I ever have in all my life.  During my holidays and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Ever feel like you’re just an animal in a zoo and everybody’s watching you? I took this picture on a penguin tour in Dunedin, New Zealand.  We could see the penguins up close from these viewing shelters without scaring them. … Continue reading

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Bulgogi Soup

After trying to decide what to have for lunch on this cold and rainy afternoon, Donghee decided to give bulgogi soup a shot. Bulgogi is one of my favorite Korean foods. It is one of the most “foreigner friendly” Korean … Continue reading

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Biometrics Appointment

Donghee had his biometrics appointment today.  I guess that means he’s one step closer to getting his green card!  He got a letter in the mail a few weeks ago telling him to be there today at 11:00.  I read … Continue reading

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Sick Husband:(

My poor husband hasn’t been feeling well the past couple of days. One of the worst things about being sick in a different country is not being able to eat your favorite comfort foods. So, when Donghee woke up this … Continue reading

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