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Celebrating Lisa's birthday in Hawaii

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Diego and I decided to take our favorite Mama to Hawaii to celebrate her turning over another age. Her birthday was actually in October but it is never to late to celebrate, right. Besides, March was the first real break she had in her schedule. So we celebrated over Spring Break. The girls opted to spend the eight days on a farm riding horses and learning how to make butter and ice cream.
What other way does one start a vacation than with a beer in hand? I kid you not, Lisa was emphatic about being on the beach with a beer in hand. You think I would choose Sapporo! Okay, so I fibs a bit. Lisa merely weighed in her choice once I had determined that I could and would not absolutely be seen on the beach without a beer in hand. This was taken on our second day on the island. Lisa has yet to be tanned. I am nowhere in sight because that is actually an empty can she is holding... Lisa is my hero for posing as well as exposing what a truly cool chic she is. I can't really find anything t…

Diego turns 6

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On February 11th, my baby boy turned 6. It was an incredible time for all of us because we love celebrations. However, no one loves a good celebration more than my son. This guy can go on for days with "this is my special day so such and such will take place..." He squeals with delight, too. We celebrated as much as possible this year. You know as parents when you try to make up for all those wicked hours with one big celebration? Well, we had an unusually large amount of wicked hours piled up so we had to have two celebrations. The only difference this year was that I was in charge. (Last year, Lisa did a wonderful job of creating a birthday party in the mountains. But the anxiety of having everything ready to go two weeks before the actual party and then people getting lost in the mountains and being really late must've gotten to her because she handed the baton over to me this year.)
As a parent, I am not a big pull out all the stops person for birthdays or special h…