This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for relationships with friends and family. God never ceases to amaze me in the way He provides wonderful Christian friends no matter where in the world we are living! Today we celebrated Thanksgiving Day with a family we have known for less than three months, and yet who seem like […]
Tonight we enjoyed a completely dairy-free, delightful eggnog, thanks to Jenni over at The Urban Poser. Olivia approves. It was not a compromise drink – this was the real deal. Absolutely delicious!
Olivia came out of her room this morning with her socks on and a headband and announced she was going for a run. This kid is stinkin’ adorable.
I love living in California sometimes…
Yesterday afternoon we drove to Carmel Valley for a free date night. My parents had signed us up for a wine club membership last time they were here, so we get free tastings at Heller Organic Winery. It was our first time using our free tastings and it was really awesome! You just pop in, […]
This morning we wanted to go tide pooling again, but John and I also had 3 and 5 mile runs to complete. So we decided to run to the coast and take the path along until we found a good place for tidepools. It was a perfect combination of work and play. My sister, Ivy, […]
When I married John and left Texas my little sister was just 11 years old. This month she’s staying with us here in California. Both to help with the kids and our transition from NPS to DLI (which, in some ways is much more intense than the post-grad school), and just to spend some good […]
Saturday night John pulled out his dress blues, pinned on his medals, and buffed his shiny black shoes. It was time to celebrate the 238th Marine Corps Birthday! I wore the yellow dress John got me three years ago, when I was just 10 weeks pregnant with Olivia and we were still with VMU-3 in […]
Cliff discovered John’s cover today.