NYE {Part 2}


Part I of our New Year’s Eve celebration was our lobster feast meal with our friends. The second part of our celebration was at my parents house. As tradition goes, we welcomed the new year surrounded by our family and friends. For as long as I can remember, I’ve spent New Year’s Eve with my […]

Holiday Comfort


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Will Travel For Pies – Thanksgiving (Part 2)


Black Friday turned out to be “Buy Nothing Friday” for me. I’ve done the crazy bargain hunting and shopping before. When I lived in San Diego, I used to do Thanksgiving Day midnight shopping at the Carlsbad Factory Outlets. It was a crazy shopping experience. I remember standing in line for 15 minutes to get […]

Day of Thanks


Our day of thanks was filled with time spent with family. A day filled with moments of reflection for everything we are thankful for. I am thankful for my health. I am thankful for my husband and our home. I am thankful for my friends and family. I am thankful to have a blessed life […]

A Special Day For My Dad


Up With The Sun Up with the sun…..   For an early run! Looked everywhere for signs of fall And found it under a tree that was thick and tall. A 5 mile run done. Now I’m off to enjoy the rest of the day. *********************** A special day for my dad Happy Happy Birthday to my […]

Purple Cakes and Graduation


It’s a proud day for my family. My younger sister is now a licensed Dental Hygienist. I walked in the door to her graduation festivities and was greeted with colorful cupcakes. Free desserts at a graduation? Her school is great. I think that it is ironic they offer sweet offerings during a dental event. I ate […]

Fish Friday & Sisterly Love Photoshoot


On Friday evenings, the mood around the house is more relax than the rest of the week. We are getting ready for the weekend and we take more time preparing our dinner. As I mentioned before, it has been a good fishing season for Chris so our fish supply is abundant. We have a full […]

Wedding Recap – Ceremony


I am the oldest of four girls. I love my sisters and wanted each one of them to be part of the wedding. My sister Berna was my maid of honor and my sisters Hazel and Janell did a reading during the ceremony. Hazel read a poem. When two people join together and bond their lives […]

Nutty Veggie Burger


I am going to be the godmother for my nephew Jonah when he is baptized next month. I got to hangout with him this past weekend during the mandatory seminar for the baptism. Since the last time I saw him, he has learned to have a strong grip, including my hair. Ouch. This weekend, Chris created a […]

FFF weekend & Wedding Recap


My weekend in a nutshell…..fitness, family and fun. Fitness –> The clouds gave us some relief this weekend from the heat wave. It was a great time to go hiking by the beach. We hung out at Crystal Cove State Park in Orange County for some fitness, fun and girls quality time. P.S. I have […]