Dive into the archives.

  • New Favorite: Bellevue Botanical Gardens

    The kids and Bradley had already been twice before I had a chance to go once.  I heard magical tales of ‘the best zip line ever’, the troll door, the trails and the beautiful plants that are cared for and curated by the many gardeners/docents who tend to the acres and acres of plants. And […]

  • The Face at the Window

    Since October is the month for spooks, scares and that tingly feeling that crawls up the back of your neck, I thought it would be fun to share a real life spooky story of my own.  in light of Gigi’s recent slumber party, this tale seemed DREADFULLY appropriate! When I was a kid I loved […]

  • Spa Time

    Spa shot from Gigi’s sleepover, honey & yogurt face mask with cucumber eye slices… Ahhh… Relaxing!

  • Birthday Princess

    Presents, cupcakes and Red Robin – what better birthday could a girl ask for? The Rapunzel dress was sold out in Disneyland, so it made an appearance in time for her birthday. Wish… And tonight we do it again as girls are coming from far and wide for slumbers, spa and sillies until the wee […]


This is the archive for October, 2011.


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

A long time ago…