unicorn and rainbow birthday party for reese

i wasn’t even going to throw a party for the four year old this year, there, i’ve said it. but out of the blue, Reese mentioned she wanted a unicorn birthday party for her birthday, and i couldn’t ignore that! we happened to have most of the cousins in town this weekend for the birthday, and […] Read more…

Strawberries and Spring Break

because we have 2 weeks for spring break here, we spent the first in AZ playing with cousins on break too, then we went and stayed with family in san diego for week 2. we love being close enough to get over there when we are out of school, and the kids love to play […] Read more…

DIY Gumball Machine ornaments for my Colorful Christmas tree!

I had this crazy idea this year, being that this feels like our first “real” Christmas, that I wanted to do a “fun” tree, instead of something traditional. Which of course means, this is now one of two trees, so satisfy all of the needs in this house. I found so many adorable ornaments and […] Read more…

Thanksgiving in Arizona

This was our first Thanksgiving home with family in a handful of years. We have always been tied up in work and unable to get away long enough to spend quality time, so we spent it with family and friends in San Diego. This year, we had the genius plan of spending all day with […] Read more…

A Tangled Halloween

We hosted Halloween at our house this year and we had a lot of fun. Again, all of the clever Halloween Party food ideas and clearly made by someone with more energy food you see here were made by my mother. I dressed two of the kids and put my hair in curlers. Fancy clever food […] Read more…

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