{weekend wandering} oak canyon nature hike

One of my main goals each summer is to spend a lot of time outdoors. I’m also proactively planning most of our activities on the weekends. I have a list of things we want to do and feels good to cross off each one as we do them. I love list making and I love […]

4th of July weekend

We had a wonderful 3-day holiday weekend. Here are 10 things I want to remember during our 4th of July weekend. #1 – Hubby and I both had Friday off for the holiday. Since we just got back from our vacation last Monday, we only had to work 3 days during the week. Woohoo! #2 […]

10 things from Easter

We had a wonderful Easter celebration this past weekend. We invited our family over and had a BBQ/lunch gathering and the weather was wonderful, perfect for dining al fresco. 1 /  First time giving H an Easter basket. I don’t remember what we did last Easter, but I didn’t have a basket for him.  The […]

designing holiday cards with Minted

  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 […]

goodbye summer

Summer. is. over. (not the weather, but the activities) We had our families over for a pool and barbeque party. My niece Jazzy is a water baby. She has been known to stay in the pool until 8pm.  This little lady loves swimming. The weather was blazing hot, so either you had to be in […]

Fall photoshoot with my niece

I spent the afternoon with my niece, taking pictures of her frolicking in the garden. I love taking pictures, a ton of pictures. It’s even better when the subject is so much fun to play with. My sister dressed her up really cute.  I wish I had outfits like my niece when I was little. […]

Foodbuzz 24 x 24: Tropical Flavors and Taste of Puerto Vallarta

This week marks our first year wedding anniversary. Around this time last year, the husband and I, along with our family and friends,  all vacationed to Puerto Vallarta in celebration of our wedding. Our actual wedding anniversary is May 30th, but because we got married last year during Memorial Day weekend, this weekend feels more […]

My Big Girl

Guess who is officially turning a big girl? My niece Jazzy. Today was her last week of Pre-K and we had a celebration with the whole family. Next  school year, she will be in Kindergarten and it just made me think about it today, she will no longer be a baby 😦 She is 4 […]

Easter Fun

We had a fun time this Easter weekend with the family. Sunday was my sister’s actual birthday so we headed over to her house for some BBQ celebration.  My sister is going on a week vacation with my mom, so we kept the food simple and tried to use up every food they had left […]

Sesame Street Birthday Party

My nephew Jonah is now a 1-year-old big boy. He had a party and we celebrated Sesame Street style. The birthday boy was in a celebratory mood. Look at how happy he looks here 🙂 We all signed a huge birthday card for him….something he can read and enjoy once he is old enough to […]