A Day in Old Sacramento

When guests are in town, I love to show my guests the gems that make up the Bay Area. My mom was visiting, and since she’s been here a number of times, we decided to do something a little different. We set out for Old Sacramento, to introduce her to a different California, a California…

To the Strong Women in my Life

On March 8th we celebrated International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the strong, amazing women who have made this world as it is. To the women before us who blazed the trail so we could achieve the goals and dreams we have and to the women today fighting so the girls we are raising…

Legoland on a Budget

I wanted to take a weekend trip for President’s Day, something cheap, something that would allow us to bond, but would not break the bank. It had been so long since we did a family trip that didn’t include visiting family or friends. So when I brought up the idea, the kids immediately began their…

Legoland!

Ever since my kids figured out that DisneyLand and LegoLand exist, they have been begging to go. So when I suggested a road trip for President’s Day weekend, both immediately began the campaign once again. After accessing discount tickets from work and running some numbers, I figured out that it was possible. We would have…

2016 and Beyond

2016 was hard. There is no doubt about that. It the year people will remember as the one that took too many of our idols, the one were we saw too much violence and hate, and the one were many Americans and the world lost hope and stood in sadness and disbelief as a tyrant…