If your plane taxis for two hours before take-off, take photos of yourself in your seat at different angles to pass the time.
Drink white sangria – a pitcher. It helps.
Avoid at all costs wearing anything remotely resembling this:
And regardless of how you sleep at home, it is a good idea to remember to bring pajamas for travel situations where you’ll be rooming with someone other than your spouse. If not, expect the … Keep Reading!!!
It’s no secret- I have no sense of direction.
GPS was invented for people like me, and ironically I still have yet to own a vehicle with built-in GPS, or the device itself.
Anyway, a few days ago I managed to get lost with the with the kids again. We were driving around aimlessly down an alley-like side street when the clouds parted and this lovely sight appeared:
That is right, … Keep Reading!!!
I have been reluctant to bring the boys to The Getty because I did not feel they were quite old enough for the experience. However, my views have changed. My friend Alexandra and decided to brave The Getty with our preschool-aged children.
Admittedly, we did not make it into the building. However, we bought snacks and spent hours in the gardens. What a beautiful and inspiring place for children. It is like Alice in Wonderland.
The Getty charges $15 … Keep Reading!!!
On Sunday we went to the Los Angeles Natural History Museum to see their Butterfly Exhibit!
The Butterfly Pavilion was created for observation, education, and research. As each butterfly dies, the researchers will mark and record the data to determine the natural lifespan of each species. I have to say, I am not sure how reliable the data from this project will be. There were at least a few casualties during the thirty minutes we spent in the exhibit. … Keep Reading!!!
Disneyland now has competition.
We took the boys to the Palm Springs Air Museum.
It has one of the world’s largest collections of flyable WWII aircrafts.
Never in a million years would I have believed Aram and Samuel could spend a whole day here and be entertained. Well, to my surprised that is exactly what happened. The boys were enthralled by all of the fighter planes and the stories that went with each aircraft.
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I was so excited to spend Christmas with my family!
I knew the boys would be excited to see their cousins
On Christmas Eve we attended a candelight service at our home church.
Then we went and had some Philly Cheesesteaks where Samuel got into Grandma’s lipstick!
Christmas Eve night we always have a family party:
My cousin Nicole brought alligator for any brave soul willing to try it…Brian never turns down a meal:
We made it home before … Keep Reading!!!
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!!!