Category Archives: Holidays

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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Happy Christmas

Just like we celebrated Halloween throughout all of October and Thanksgiving throughout all of November, we also celebrated Christmas throughout all of December. I love all the holiday celebrations in the last quarter of the year! Prior to having kids, … Continue reading

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Holiday NorCal Trip

At the end of last summer, prior to Dan knowing that I was pregnant with our third child, he arranged a romantic overnight trip for the two of us in the Napa Valley in mid-December. He booked a night at … Continue reading

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A Time to be Thankful

We celebrated Thanksgiving 2017 very similar to how we celebrated Thanksgiving 2016 – at home with just our little family of four. It was relatively relaxing and stress free. Prior to Turkey Day, we joined Vivian for two Thanksgiving Feasts … Continue reading

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Halloween: Pumpkins, Parades, Parks, Potlucks, & Parties

In an effort to keep track of our family’s activities, I will document that we celebrated Halloween throughout October. We did lots of stuff, dressed up in many costumes, and ate lots of candy. See? In addition to the above … Continue reading

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Birthday Girls

This Spring, our precious girls turned THREE and ONE. We’ve spent the last two months celebrating with special dinners, a joint birthday party, sweets, and, of course, lots of presents. Vivian is a feisty little girl. To me, she does … Continue reading

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