Category: Holidays

Thanksgiving at the James Residence

It’s almost been a week since we hosted our first Thanksgiving and I’m still happy as can be about how well it went. Everything went smoothly (minus the knife wound). My organic, sage-butter roasted Turkey turned out perfectly (thank goodness). The sides were incredible (especially...

Halloween 2013

Halloween gets better and better every year. I loved Halloween SO much as a kid and having kids of your own allows you to relive the awesomeness of the day every single year. It’s pretty great. And while I may not have been fully decked...

Paging Dr. Abby

I’m really hoping our next trip to the doctor’s office will be an enjoyable experience for everyone involved (as opposed to the tortuous, screaming, flailing experiences of past visits). I think it’s safe to say someone’s warmed up to the idea of what a doctor...

Halloween 2012

What’s a great way to keep yourself distracted when you’re 5 days away from your due date and you can’t help but wonder when baby will arrive!?! Dress up for Halloween! To be completely honest, I put about 30 seconds of thought into Halloween this...

Pumpkin Patch Palooza :: 2012

What a difference a year makes! Our little pumpkin is getting so big! So I have a confession :: we ended up not making it to the Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay where they claim to have pony rides and train rides which I...

Happy 4th of July!

Having a day “off” mid-week is amazing.  While we aren’t doing much to officially celebrate the holiday, I’ve been able to work on mini me papers (including Matt Cain’s paper :: I hope he LOVES it!), Travis took Abby to the park (I met them...

Happy Father’s Day :: 2012

Here’s a look back at last year’s Father’s Day :: And here’s a look at this year’s :: It’s amazing how much changes in a year! Wishing a Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful Dad’s in my life…I’m a lucky lady (as are my...