Hollywood Part 2 – American Girl Store

We finally headed to The Grove in La Brea for our featured event…….The American Girl Store.  The girls were so excited.  Equipped with their dolls we headed in for some shopping and then our lunch at 2:30 pm.  The girls enjoyed the clothing, accessories, and […]

Hollywood Part 1 – What’s your Dream?

So just like in the movie Pretty Woman imagine that guy yelling out at the end of the movie…….. "Welcome to Hollywood! What's your dream? Everybody comes here; this is Hollywood, land of dreams. Some dreams come true, some don't; but keep on dreamin' – this […]

Sunday Night Football

Today was all about football in our house (and for me it was all about sitting at my desk gluing things but I was watching all the same)………..San Diego Chargers are the AFC West Division Champs!  We are off to the playoffs.  Next Saturday we […]

Hiking those Holiday Calories Off

Today was another lazy day around the house so in the midst of not feeling very creative I decided to get my rear off the chair and go take a quick hike.  It is very cool here so a mid-afternoon hike felt so good.  With […]

Rocking Out with Wii Rock Band

Santa temporarily lost his mind and brought Wii Rock Band with the drum set.  I am not sure what poccessed him to do such a thing however it has brought lots of fun to the family room.  Christmas night our friends came over and everyone […]

Santa Strikes

I am starting a petition that states that Santa should let the kids know that gifts cannot be unwrapped until the sun comes up.  The first child (JoJo) comes in at 5:50 "Mom, Santa came!".  To which I lovingly replied "Joey, please go to bed […]

Preparing for Santa

The stockings are filled, the gifts are wrapped and under the tree and we have watched 200 Lifetime Christmas movies.  Looks like we are ready for Santa!  The kids tracked Santa all day (isn't technology great!)    They wrote their Christmas letters      The cookies & milk […]

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

So for the last 7 years or so I have made my parents an album of the year's events and given it to them at Christmas.  Last year I started the album but unfortunately had to give it to them incomplete.  I was going to […]