A Whole Lot of Kids – A Whole Lot of Fun

“Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” -Anonymous This past weekend, we made our second annual friends & family trip and we settled on going to Lake Tahoe for our weekend adventures. I still can’t believe how easy it was with the kids, this was the first […]

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Best of the Best

“Travel not to escape life, but so life doesn’t escape you.” -Unknown I just got back from a whirlwind 5 day trip to San Diego with the boys. We were so bummed that Ken couldn’t join us because of work, but we were fortunate that everything turned out so well. I learned something on this […]

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Away to Portland!

“As with any journey, who you travel with can be more important than your destination.” -Anonymous I returned from one of my all time favorite trips yesterday evening. Each year, since 2010 my friend and I make an effort to try to see each other at least once every other year. We’ve covered Seattle, Vancouver, […]

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Best Friends in Texas

“…this is our happily ever after.” -Anonymous Although it was a family trip to Texas, it was really Ronan and Nattie’s first trip together as best friends. Since they’re with each other Tuesday through Thursday of each week, they have grown accustomed to each other’s presence. On our trip, it didn’t matter if Roro was […]

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The Magnolia Experience

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” -Eleanor Roosevelt We arrived back late Monday evening from our epic trip to Austin, Texas with the entire family for Ken’s cousin’s graduation. Overall it was a […]

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Bay Area Discovery Museum

“Play is often talked about as if it were a serious relief from learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” -Fred Rodgers I’ve been struggling with questioning my use of time with the boys recently. Asking myself, am I taking them out on too many fun adventures […]

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Hong Kong with Two Littles

“And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.” -Shanti We’ve been back for two weeks already and the itch to be back in Hong Kong is still present in our every day conversations. While the flights are never fun, when you’re traveling with any […]

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