Posts Tagged With: family

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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2nd week in our new home

We have settled in nicely into our new home! There are still a bunch of boxes in the garage to unpack, and there are odds & ends & cleaning to do at our old apartment. We turn in keys to the old place this weekend. This house is so perfect for us! The kids are … Continue reading »

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Crystal Cove – our new favorite beach!

Of all the years we’ve been in Orange County, for some reason we have never been to Crystal Cove State Beach! Until last weekend.. it was a gorgeous day too. It’s this cozy little beach with cottages you can rent … we are staying there in September. The cottages book months in advance. You have … Continue reading »

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Marissa’s 7th Birthday

Marissa had so much fun with her BFF’s at Justice! All she wanted was to spend the day with her friend Brianna and cousins Caroline, Marielle and Gabby. They enjoyed getting their hair, makeup and nails done… then they shopped for goodies, had a fashion show and played dance games. After singing “Happy Birthday” to … Continue reading »

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Toddler nutrition

I found this great website for toddler nutrition. I can’t believe Jessie is one and is eating lots of table foods now. She just started enjoying scrambled eggs and tiny slices of waffles with syrup for breakfast! I can comfortably say that Jessie is officially done with baby food… so I wanted to get re-educated … Continue reading »

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Certified Sandals Specialist

I completed my Certified Sandals Specialist course today! I am now an official Sandals and Beaches travel agent! After learning about all the resorts in more detail, I am completely hooked on the all-inclusive concept. It’s the luxury included vacation! It’s so great when you don’t have to worry about paying for each drink, each … Continue reading »

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Marissa had her singing lesson

Marissa just finished her singing lesson.. she did great! I can tell she’s improving every week! She’ll be singing “This is Me” from the Disney movie Camp Rock in her school talent show on Nov. 7th. We’re so excited to see her on stage!

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Staying in the hospital

Looks like I’ll be staying in the hospital for a while…I had another bleed late Sunday. We have to keep the baby in as long as possible to grow & develop. Our goal is to keep her in until 36 weeks (I’m at 29 weeks this Friday) or she’ll have to come out earlier in … Continue reading »

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Going home from the hospital today!

Marissa reading to Mommy at the hospital On Friday afternoon, I noticed a little blood so I called the doctor and was admitted to Hoag Hospital for 2 days for monitoring. Strict hospital bed rest, IV, steroid shots to develop the baby’s lungs (in case we had to deliver a preemie), and monitoring around the … Continue reading »

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Marissa at the hospital with Mommy

Jim and Marissa spent the night with me at the hospital. It was so nice to have family around during my stay at Hoag.

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