Wordless Wednesday – Our Family Picture 2013

Our Family 2013

A few weeks ago, Frank, me and our 6 kids headed to Magic Mountain for a day of family fun.  Everyone had a great time and we actually got a few pictures that day together as a family.  This was the first picture of the day.  The second picture will be on our family Christmas […]

Wordless Wednesday – Swimming Fun!

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We had a blast this weekend in Bakersfield at Frank’s mom’s house. The kiddos got to go swimming during the day, swimming at night and they also played on the homemade Backyard Water Park that Frank built! What end of the summer fun did you have?

Wordless Wednesday – SoFabCon 2014 Announced!

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I have been a member of the Social Fabric Community for over 2 years now and have loved how much I’ve grown with the company and in the community.  Just a few days ago, Collective Bias announced the dates for SoFabCon 2014 in Arkansas.  I am so excited to go and will definitely start saving […]

Wordless Wednesday – Carnival Inspiration

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We went on a weekend vacation on the Carnival Inspiration Cruise departing from the Port of Long Beach to Ensanada, Mexico. Oh my gosh…it was so much fun! What a beautiful ship too! We bought this picture of us from the cruise line and have it framed in our room. It’s a good one!

Wordless Wednesday – Touring the Central Coast + Linkup

Touring the Central Coast

This past weekend, Frank and I had no kids, so we decided to go on a tour of the Central Coast on his motorcycle.  It was so much fun and such a pretty drive.  We drove up Highway 1 and then camped in Morgan Hill, California.  Post with more pictures will be coming soon! 

Wordless Wednesday…..on Thursday!


We took the kids camping this weekend in Santa Barbara and I even took all 6 of them on a hike – all by myself!  It was pretty awesome!  Lots more camping trips to come this summer!!! It’s Wednesday Thursday and that means it’s time to link up your Wordless Wednesday posts!  Feel free to link […]

Wordless Wednesday – Camping with Kids

Camping with Kids

    This past weekend, we headed down to Santa Barbara to go camping!  There were 4 adults and 6 kids and we all had a great time!  The kids went swimming, hiking, and just had a great time overall.  Pa took them on a hike and taught them Boy Scout things – such as […]

Wordless Wednesday – YesVideo Ambassador Trip – Santa Clara, California

YesVideo Ambassador 2013

  I had so much fun a few weeks ago with an amazing group of bloggers and an awesome company!  I learned a lot about YesVideo and got to see in action just how awesome their service is!  I feel completely confident taking my home movies, photos, and personal media to YesVideo for preservation and […]

Wordless Wednesday – Going to LEGOLAND


This past weekend, we had an amazing time in Carlsbad, California.  We stayed at a gorgeous hotel, took the family to LEGOLAND, and got to drive around in the comfortable and gorgeous Kia Sorento throughout the past week.  Plus, I’ll be driving it to Santa Clara for the YesVideo Ambassador Event and then on our […]

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Check out the Harry Potter Cake I made for Dallen’s birthday.  It was my first time decorating a cake with fondant. Link up to your Wordless Wednesday posts below!!

Wordless Wednesday – Guess Where We Went This Weekend?

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Christmas is almost here and to count down for this special holiday, we bought the boys Advent Calendars.  They were only 99¢ at Trader Joe’s!  The boys have been having a great time counting down the days and eating their chocolates each day.  Do you have an Advent Calendar tradition in your family? Please link […]

Wordless Wednesday: Our Christmas Tree and Newest Family Member

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The boys worked really hard to decorate our Christmas tree (thanks to Orchard Supply and Hardware).  Our tree was complete with ornaments (both handmade and store-bought) and lights!   Welcome to our family our newest addition!  We brought him home tonight, but are still trying to come up with a name for him.  Any suggestions? […]

Wordless Wednesday – Happy 9th Birthday Brian!

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Gorgeous rainbow in San Luis Obispo, California.  I wonder if there is gold at the end of that rainbow?