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We had a staycation with some family friends in and around the bay area last week. Here are some highlights. 7 kids between the ages of 1 and 7 take up a lot of room. What’s a SF staycation without … Continue reading

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Beard-Na Wedding

We had planned a trip to cousin Leslie’s wedding to Tom. Originally, the whole family was supposed to go but Alissa got pneumonia the week before so we decided I should make the trip solo. This was also a good … Continue reading

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Soda Springs Ski Trip

We’ve been meaning to introduce the kids to skiing and finally managed a trip over the break with some family friends. Before heading to the snow, we had to get some gloves for Alissa. So we made an afternoon of … Continue reading

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Hello again

While putting together the annual calendar, Bonnie mentioned that some months are pretty sparse in the photo department. So here’s to rectifying that for 2013. No better time than the present to start so here we go. Alissa’s School Christmas … Continue reading

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Pre-school Graduation Photos

Here are a few photos of Alissa’s graduation. The full set is here. She had a bit of stage fright for the performance but it was cute nonetheless. I’ll get the performance video up one of these days. The cake … Continue reading

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A couple family pictures

We celebrated Bonnie’s birthday last week and took a few pictures with cake: Over the weekend, we also spent some time cleaning up the backyard and took advantage of the weather to take another few random shots. It seems the … Continue reading

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Our not so little babies are three!

Amanda and Ashley have survived having us as parents for a whole three years now. To celebrate, we had a small party down at Deeann’s complex’s clubhouse. Of course, Bonnie had to go nuts with the decorating and favors and … Continue reading

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Christmas in Vegas 2011

Back from another Christmas in Vegas. The last time we made this drive, the kids were two years younger with the twins still breast feeding and Alissa barely potty trained. As such, the drive to and fro were both monumental … Continue reading

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Alissa’s fifth birthday party

We celebrated Alissa’s fifth birthday today with friends and family at Sweet Connections in San Bruno. Bonnie discovered it while walking past on the way to Alissa’s swimming lessons at La Petite Baleen. It’s basically an ice cream parlor with … Continue reading

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