I spent my 27th birthday in what has now become one of my very favorite cities in the world.
I woke up to a completed 27th year to discover Aram was on the road to recovery from his epic illness, which was the best present I could have asked for. We made our way to breakfast at More Quarters to find a tower of handcrafted cupcakes (complete with edible sparkles) waiting for us at our table, with a note … Keep Reading!!!
Happy Fourth Birthday Aram!
You are so so loved.
On this day, you had your (very scary) early start at life:
But look at you now!
NOW THAT is worth celebrating!
My dad turned 63 this week!
I’ve received so many lovely responses from his Valentine’s Day letter to me.
I know people liberally use the term “greatest dad in the world,” but mine really is great.
Here are some of the reasons I think this:
I’ve been dying to take Brian to a Speakeasy.
We have heard great things about The Edison in downtown Los Angeles.
Earlier in the day Brian Surprised me with some of my favorite things:
Then off we went to The Edison.
It’s in the basement of the Higgins building, which still hosts the first generator in Los Angeles.
We entered through a back alley. And walked down a few flights of stairs to enter.
I’m taking the day off to celebrate my birthday with my boys!
Sunglasses must be worn indoors and at night.
I also gave Brian my requirements for
our bathroom My dressing room:
December 17th Samuel turned FIVE!
I can’t believe it!
We had a party at my parents’ house!
My grandma came because she never misses a hot party.
My niece came because Samuel LOVES her (She’s 5’11″ and looks like a supermodel, I can’t really blame him)
and all of his boy cousins showed up.
Even my cousin Whitney and her husband Bryan showed up with their adorable daughter Declyn! Whitney knitted him an adorable hat for his birthday in his … Keep Reading!!!
November 17 I completely overbooked myself.
My cousin came in from San Francisco and her plane was delayed. Then off we went immediately to the boys’ MMA class.
When the class was over we raced back to our neck of the woods. Dropped the kids off with Mali, and ran off to the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy event. Rolls-Royce that weekend was also showing off their new Phantom Hybrid.
At 60-something you look better than at 30-something…
Thank you for….
Breastfeeding me for 6 years, and showing me there is no reason to be ashamed of feeding your baby:
Dressing me for Siberia in 60 degree weather:
Reading to me:
Teaching me the importance of family:
Teaching me how to swim (truthfully, Ali taught me, but I had the pictures…)
Teaching me how to cook:
Teaching me to stop and smell … Keep Reading!!!