Saturday, May 31, 2008

Mommy-Daughter Date

Daddy needs to be at our store on Saturdays, so I am always trying to fill our Saturdays with something fun for the kids, since traditionally it is a "family day".  I don't always want to do the regular week day stuff, so today I thought it would be fun to ride the horses at Griffith Park, so we went on the horses and trains...the kids called it a "fun mommy-daughter date"!

Look-a-like contest

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Last Preschool Day Beach Trip

The last session of Miss Jamie's Preschool is "OCEANS" so what better way to end the session and the school year than with a trip to the ocean!  The kids and mom's look forward to this trip all year, it was a little hard to believe that it was here!  We had a great day despite the chilly breeze-kids didn't seem to mind the cold, they were all in the suits and in the water!

The Class of 2008!

Monday, May 26, 2008

Little Virtuosos!

To me there is nothing better than long lazy mornings with kids happily playing in their pajamas!  I could literally stay this way all day, but of course soon I would be hearing "hey mommy where are we going today?"  
In the meantime, they love to play the piano and sing.  Lucy getting in on the fun!

Here Claire-let me help you!
That's a pretty song!

Friday, May 23, 2008

Dodger Night!

Our good friend Clarissa coordinated a fun Dodger game night!  There were about 60 in our group.  We had fun even though it is a late night for our little ones-but hey, it's not every day!

Miss Jamie's 2008 Graduating Class

Preschool years are officially over for our big 5 year old!  Off to Kindergarten we go!


Getting her bucket for the celebratory beach trip!
And we are off!!!!

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Santa Barbara Weekend

This weekend daddy had a business seminar in Santa Barbara, so we thought it would be nice to get a hotel and bring my mom and dad with us so we could spend the day with Grandma and Grandpa while daddy was at his seminar, and of course so we had built in babysitters at night!  We intended to go to the zoo, but it was so hot we decided to make a zoo trip next time, and this time we went to a great children's festival that only happens once a year at this gorgeous shaded park...perfect timing! 

Lucy loved playing with all the instruments on the big colorful parachute with Claire and Grandpa

The Girls made beautiful crafts!
They had pony rides set up for the kids too!

Gorgeous shot of Lucy in downtown SB
Strolling down State St.
Playing in the Hotel Lobby with Grandma
Mommy taking a little rest
Girls posing at the gorgeous park, in the background you can see the amazing slide structure at this park!
Having a snow-cone on a hot day!
Grandma and Grandpa having a proud moment
Maddie got to meet and hug Dora
And Elmo!
Our Date Night

Lucy flying high!

Showing off her steps!

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The Golden Ticket

Mama got the Golden Ticket!  Through his work connections daddy was able to get 1 ticket to Weds. nights Idol taping.  He was so excited and immediately gave it to me!  He took care of the kids while mommy got a fun evening out alone.  Happy belated Mother's day, I guess!

Thank you daddy!