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The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 6

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 6

Day 6: Photo credit: Zeek Yep, another day at Legoland.  But we were excited that the sun finally came out and we were looking forward to enjoying a warm and sunny day at the park! First up, making Zeek finally conquer his fears of riding […]

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 5

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 5

Day 5: We had all sorts of fun plans down in San Diego for day 5 but with impending rain and poor weather, we opted to change things up and ventured north to LA where the weather looked to be more promising.  One thing I […]

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 4

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 4

Day 4: The kids were amped and ready to go back to Legoland!  They had no idea we had planned to spend more than one day there and thought they had already had “the best day of the race”.  We filled up on breakfast and […]

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 3

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 3

Day 3: On Day 3, we woke up in our wonderful hotel and went downstairs to the best continental breakfast that we’ve ever had.  (You know how I said I love me a good continental!).  I’d say “breakfast buffet” was a more appropriate term.  Everything […]

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 2

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 2

Day 2: We started out day out in beautiful, sunny Martinez with a good continental breakfast (Anyone else just looove continental breakfast?!  Seriously, the best and a deal breaker in booking a hotel for me.).  We lingered long enough before getting on the road in order […]

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 1

The Amazing Race: Family Edition v.2017 – Day 1

Some of you may remember that Skyler and I have been doing “Amazing Race” themed dates for the past year and a half – and last May we took our kids on a “Family Edition” after much questioning from our eldest of when he would […]

Alder Hawken: A Birth and A Name

Alder Hawken: A Birth and A Name

A Birth Alder Boy, You have jumped in with two (long plank) feet into a family with three older siblings who were SO eager to meet you.  The anticipation for your birth day was just about driving them all mad.  For the past two months, […]

My Last Pregnancy (Probably).

My Last Pregnancy (Probably).

So, here I am, just jumping right back in like I said I would.  There’s so much to catch up on, old friends, but I feel first that I must talk about the biggest life change in the past year – having another son! My […]

The End of My Blogging Haitus

The End of My Blogging Haitus

Oh heeeeeey! Did ya miss me?  It has been almost exactly one year since my blog died a terrible death.  My precious-to-me blog which I had poured more than 6 years into with memories of my marriage, my babies and our life all came crashing […]

Who I Am as a Blogger

Who I Am as a Blogger

I hate the word “blogger”.  I really do.  I generally hate being fit into a box and labeled as something. But if you want to get all technical, I guess that’s what I am – a blogger. I have never shared with all of you […]