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Barbecue Lunch

Barbecue Lunch

So day 10 is the first day I’m not sharing a recipe. This afternoon our besties came over for a little barbecue and while nothing on the grill was made by me, we came to the conclusion that since we grilled it all, it still […]

Week in Review

Week in Review

I haven’t done one of these in a while! We have been in California for a couple of weeks now and we’re enjoying a little break from the snow. We had a fun week, despite the chilly, rainy days. Of course ‘chilly’ and ‘rainy’ are […]

My Nature Trackers (and sun prints)

My Nature Trackers (and sun prints)

Between Wild Kratts and Dinosaur Train, I’m sure there are millions of kids out there calling themselves nature trackers and I love it so much. My girls have really gotten into it with bugs and gardening and sea life at the aquariums and the beaches […]

2015

2015

Our advent days were full of Lego countdowns and cookie baking and activities like homemade marshmallows and letters to Santa and making gifts for each other and visiting friends and having friends over and man, what a great Christmas season we had in 2014. We […]

Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014

I hope you all had a wonderful New Years Eve full of whatever makes you happy. Over the years we have always either celebrated with my family, my husband’s family or just our little family at home. Since we’ve been living away from our families, […]

Galavanting Around Los Angeles

Galavanting Around Los Angeles

My husband’s parent’s visited for almost two weeks, it was their second visit since we moved to LA and we had such a wonderful time! Last year we took them to Disneyland, some of our favorite parks, Hollywood and a few of our favorite local […]

Strawberry Ninjas and Seaside Lagoon

Strawberry Ninjas and Seaside Lagoon

This is not a recipe, it’s just a cute idea. It takes less than 10 minutes and it’s really adorable. All day in the sun was super fun and calls for some strawberry ninjas. fresh strawberries (hulled) fresh whipped cream mini chocolate chips All you […]

4th of July Recap

4th of July Recap

We started the day with red velvet pancakes, whipped cream and blueberries. Patriotic before 9am! The girls picked some festive dresses and immediately played in the backyard until they were covered in dirt. Naturally. I attempted to make fireworks on our Cherry Jerry’s by soaking […]

Farmer’s Market Haul (with meal ideas)!

Farmer’s Market Haul (with meal ideas)!

Last summer, I fell madly in love with the Torrance Farmer’s Market. I love it because it’s big so there is a lot of selection, but not so big that you can’t get to know the vendors. I looooove that it’s a year-round market (since […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2013

Memorial Day Weekend 2013

This is technically our second Memorial Day stateside but it’s our first time actually celebrating it. Last year we were just mostly confused by it because the long weekend in May in Canada is the weekend before. Totally cruel, but this year we were ready! […]