Category Archives: Eating

Santa Barbara Summer Getaway

Every year, our daycare provider takes one week of vacation in the summer. I don’t know how she survives the other 51 weeks of the year with small children underfoot from 7am – 5:30pm. She is certainly deserving of this … Continue reading

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Carolina on Our Minds

Now that Lillian is over one year old, we decided that we’re ready (or not!) to resume travel for pleasure. Two years ago, after Vivian turned one, we embarked on fun family vacations to Seattle and Hawaii. Admittedly, we decided … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Princesses

I am not a girly-girl and no one in my family or Dan’s family is. We have never called Vivian a “princess” or bought her any clothes or toys that say “princess.” But, somehow, just like so many other little … Continue reading

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Great Day in Griffith Park

Some days, honestly, are just crappy. They’re hard, long, exhausting, and frustrating. Kids will do that to your life. But, man, some days are so, so good. They are peaceful, enjoyable, fun, and heart-warming. Kids will do that to your … Continue reading

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Chilled

Since I spent much of New Year’s weekend preparing for – and then cleaning up after – our New Year’s Eve party, I wanted to get out of the house last weekend and do something fun. On Friday afternoon, I … Continue reading

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All the Thanks

In the chaos of everyday life with young children, jobs, houses, friends, family, and a dog, it’s hard, even on Thanksgiving, to reflect and give thanks for all the good in our life. But now, in the quiet of our … Continue reading

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Baptizing Baby #2

On October 1, 2016, surrounded by her family at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Lillian was baptized according to the rite of the Roman Catholic Church. She wore the same baptismal gown that her daddy wore over 33 years ago at … Continue reading

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