Category Archives: Holidays

Road Trip: New Mexico

Last year, my brother’s family moved to the far off lands of New Mexico. If you know me, you’ve heard me lament my nephews being abducted… by their parents…because they were moving, lol. Long and short of it – we miss them! In fact, we missed them so much, that we decided last minute to...

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#KnottsSpookyFarm

It’s been over 15 years since I was last at Knott’s Berry Farm! But that all changed this weekend, when our entire family was invited to the opening weekend of Knott’s Spooky Farm (the non-scary Halloween themed event). I had forgotten how beautiful the all the old time western buildings are, and how many amazing shops they...

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The best EVER Harry Potter Party!

January is always such a tough month for us to get back on track after holiday after holiday, and birthday after birthday. There’s always company, Joel’s school’s graduation, and all those incredible Christmas parties and services to attend. Is it any wonder that we usually gyp Ever from having a party? I feel completely justified....

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All Hallows Eve

Is there anything more adorable than group costumes?! My kids are probably much too old to really believe that, but I might have done some superb convincing in the form of, “Group costumes always get tonsssss of candy.” They bought it. *Updated to add – I know it’s currently a popular theme, but The Greatest...

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