Category Archives: Holidays

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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Overdue Truck Upgrade

Dan bought his 2002 Toyota Tundra in 2006, the year he graduated college. He’s driven this truck through graduate school, five jobs, three houses, two kids, one dog, and one wife. The truck is still running, but it has over … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganzas

Easter eggs – everywhere! Although our Easter celebrations were only a week long, they included twelve dyed eggs, FIVE egg hunts, two petting zoos, two bunny photo opps, two train rides, one ferris wheel ride, one carousal ride, and one painted … Continue reading

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MLK Weekend: Flying, Reading, & Bouncing

We did a few new, fun things with the girls this past weekend. Santa Monica Airport: On Sunday, I participated in a paid research study in Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. While I gave my opinion on concept … Continue reading

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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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Welcome 2017!

We ring in the new year very differently than we used to. For example, seven years ago, I celebrated the end of 2009 and beginning of 2010 at a big party at a hotel in downtown San Diego with a … Continue reading

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Christmas for Four

This year, for the first time EVER, we stayed home for Christmas. As in, our home. We did not travel to either one of our parents’ houses. There were no trains, planes, or automobiles. No one traveled to spend the … Continue reading

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