Author Archives: Carrie

About Carrie

I'm a Midwest transplant in SoCal...spending my time exploring, questioning, reading, writing, baking, skiing, and running.

Sweet Strawberries

It’s finally strawberry season in SoCal (which still seems weird to me since strawberry season in Ohio isn’t until June)! The girls have been strawberry picking many times (in both Orange County and North Carolina), but William never had and … Continue reading

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Frozen: Chambers Family Edition

In mid-March, we loaded up the truck and took off on our first long family road trip (nearly six hours on the road!) and first family “snow vacation” (that’s what we kept referring to it as with the girls). Mammoth … Continue reading

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LOVE MORE

The girls (and us) really got into Valentine’s Day this year, which was a lot of fun. We love love! Of course, there were outfits, as shown below, and modeled the weekend before Valentine’s Day. Then, there were crafts. The … Continue reading

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Science, San Diego, Sunshine, & the Sea

Last year, I had the best maternity leave ever. I honestly think fondly of that special time with the kids at those ages every.single.day. Returning to work last September was hard, but I’d done it before, and, also, knowing that … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions – Old and New

On the heels of Thanksgiving came Christmas and we celebrated all month long, as we did with the previous two holidays. We incorporated some beloved traditions into our celebrations this year and tried a few new activities, too. As the … Continue reading

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A Tardy, But Thankful Thanksgiving

Well…Christmas was yesterday and I’m just now getting around to writing about our Thanksgiving events and activities. Keeping up with three kids, three houses, three jobs, and life is all encompassing. As overwhelmed as I often feel, I am equally … Continue reading

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William’s First Business Trip

Our kids have to earn their keep, so off William went last week on his first business trip! In reality, I attended team meetings and training at our corporate headquarters in Rancho Cordova (near Sacramento) and William got some special … Continue reading

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