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These are the list of items that have caught my attention lately and found interesting, items that are currently thought provoking to me and made me take a pause. 1 /  The Stories We Tell – I will continue to document my life in photos, because I learned that I’m better with taking photos than […]

christmas 2014

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  We got our tree this year about 2 weeks before Christmas. Little man enjoyed helping out this year and running around all the trees. Here it is, in all it’s decorated glory! We picked a smaller this year because our little man is much more mobile and likes to climb and jump on things.  […]

scenes from christmas–pictures with santa & mickey mouse

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The picture with Santa below from Christmas 2013 was when Baby H was only 9 months. The picture was taken after they visited the petting zoo at Disney and was taken early in the season so there were no lines.   This year, we tried twice to see Santa at Disneyland, both times we were […]

scenes from christmas – our evening at disneyland

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There’s no place most festive around our area than Disneyland. Now that Baby H is older, we are able to spend time at disney for longer hours (currently about 4-5 hours before he poops out and needs a long nap). We braved the crowds and spent an evening at disney on a weeknight and enjoyed […]

designing holiday cards with Minted

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  I used to be indecisive, until I had baby. When you are a new mom, there is no time for being indecisive, you just do it and hope it will be good enough. It is good enough, because it was your best at the moment. So pre-baby, I used to take weeks to decide […]

{recipe} pecan pie mini-cupcakes

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This year was my first year hosting Friendsgiving party and also Thanksgiving party at my house.  I love gathering my friends and family and have a night in and celebrate with food. I love hosting parties for many different reasons, but one of the reasons is the process of creating a dinner menu. I like […]

november in pictures

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I love doing these posts at the end of the month, a quick snap shot of what happened in the month. As I was perusing my phone for the pictures, I saw a repeated theme, that was FOOD! I’ve worked hard to simplify our life and not over commit ourselves and to keep it simple […]