Time Does Fly. Really.

The past couple of weeks have been hectic! We’re on week 3 of a 3 week Spring Break. We’ve been swimming, hanging out with friends & I meet with my web client twice a week. The project is coming along. I also pulled travel quotes for a couple of families planning summer vacations. We had … Continue reading »

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3 Reasons to Take Breaks from the Computer Screen

Jessie turned 4 in December. She loves Mommy’s MacBook. Both our kids started using the computer at a very young age. They play games like Eye Spy Spooky Mansion, Care Bears and Nemo. Their favorite websites are Playhouse Disney, Nick Jr. and Club Penguin. And they love all the apps on the iPad. They can … Continue reading »

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Marissa is sick today.

Poor Marissa is sick today. She has been resting in bed. She didn’t make it to school, her piano lesson or dance class. Even though she’s only 10, she’s still my baby, especially when she’s sick. I don’t like seeing her like this.. laying around with no energy and not feeling well. She looks like … Continue reading »

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Family Game Night: Crayola Guess My Picture

One of Jessie’s favorite gifts from Christmas was a board game by Crayola, “Guess My Picture.” It’s perfect for ages 4 and up. I love it because it’s fun for the whole family. Here’s how we play: First, we send one person out of the room. Then we take 6 cards and lay them down … Continue reading »

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Marissa Singing.

Our recording project: 3 Tracks recorded so far! Marissa loves to sing. We are so amazed at how much Marissa’s voice has grown since last year. Jim is having a lot of fun recording her tracks in GarageBand on the MacBook Pro. Here’s her most recent recording from last night… singing “The Christmas Song” in … Continue reading »

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Jessie’s Head Injury

It’s been 3 weeks since my most horrific mommy experience ever. (This incident is up there with my Nightmare at the Pumpkin Patch in 2008.) I just wanted to document my experience in a blog post to keep and share with my family & friends… Jessie is doing much better and we are so thankful … Continue reading »

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#RazorParkCrush Event at OC Great Park

We had a blast at the #RazorParkCrush event on Thursday 7/28 at the OC Great Park! The event was hosted by OC’s Blog Crush and sponsored by Razor. This was my first Blog Crush event to attend, and how fun that it was a family night! The kids were able to test out Razor’s latest … Continue reading »

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Are you a germaphobe?

Are you a germaphobe? I think most people who know me pretty well can say that I am a total germaphobe. I always have Purell hand sanitizer in my purse. I don’t wash my hands hundreds of times a day, or anyting..  but after playing with the kids at the park, handling money, touching the … Continue reading »

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Jessie is 3!

I can’t believe Jessie turned 3 today! We had an awesome party this weekend with family and friends. I posted pics on her very own website at We are so proud of her.

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Family Photo Day

Today we are going have a family photo shoot at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. It’s our tradition to visit the giant Christmas tree every year. Hopefully we’ll get a good shot for our holiday cards. I am so tempted to make our cards this year. Am I crazy for wanting to make 100 handmade … Continue reading »

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