Category Archives: Holidays

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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A Frenzy of Fall Fun

Fall is here (well, sort of…we live in Southern California near the coast). We skipped apple picking in September (you can read about last year’s adventures here), packed a lot of pumpkin into October, and are now 2/3 of the … Continue reading

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Lillian Turns TWO!

Our sweet and feisty Lilly Belle turned two this month! It’s hard to believe that two years ago she was a tiny (well, she still is tiny) NICU surgery baby. She’s come so far! She is very headstrong, but very … Continue reading

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Vivian Turns FOUR!

Our firstborn is now FOUR years old! So exciting! I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again, although the years seem to fly by, I do not want time to stand still. Each year, milestone, and adventure is better … Continue reading

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Winter & Spring Holidays

Before children, we celebrated, like, two holidays a year. Well, maybe we celebrated more, but just with booze and parties. Now, it seems like we make a bigger deal out of more holidays every year, and this year was no … Continue reading

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MLK Weekend 2018: Rides, a Hike, & Strawberries

The girls and I had a long three-day weekend in mid January to celebrate and honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. Although I reflected on his vast contributions to the civil rights movement and to our larger society (and … Continue reading

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Rawr!

We rang in 2018, well, by sleeping. But when we woke up, we packed up the truck and headed south to spend the day with our friends at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. My mom was still in town … Continue reading

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