…Soaked

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soaked |sōkt|adjective extremely wet; saturated “Take photos of my kids doing something they enjoy,” was the request for this photo shoot. Soapy water, bathing suits, sponges, and a car….totally a recipe for a crazy  and fun afternoon. These three sisters did not disappoint. It was innocent at first, but then Brooke had to stir up the trouble […]

…Cream

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cream |krēm|noun the thick white or pale yellow fatty liquid that rises to the top when milk is left to stand and that can be eaten as an accompaniment to desserts or used as a cooking ingredient Yesterday, my Mom spent the afternoon of her birthday doing what she loves best; spending time with her grandchildren (we missed you Lucas) and […]

…Masterpiece

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masterpiece |ˈmastərˌpēs|noun a work of outstanding artistry, skill, or workmanship On Monday’s this summer I’ve tried to do something fun and artsy with my son. Today I broke out the watercolors. He enjoyed the water and eating the paintbrush more than painting, but he still created what I think is a pretty awesome masterpiece.

…Sand

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sand |sand|noun a loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from theerosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches,riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts. He is not a big fan of the ocean or the waves, but he loves the sand. Samuel has just begun to learn how to walk and although it took us quite a […]

…Imagination

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imagination |iˌmajəˈnāSHən|noun the faculty or action of forming new ideas, or images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses I hadn’t seen Leo in along time, so during our photo shoot I thought it best to stay out of his way, while he played with his helicopter. If you ever want to experience that unexplained tingle you get when out of the […]

…Dribble

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dribble |ˈdribəl| verb pour (a liquid) slowly in drops or a thin stream Ice cream isn’t meant to be eaten any other way!

…Pals

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pal |pal| informal noun a friend I love these two. I love them even more growing up as best friends!

…Pier 39

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pier |pi(ə)r| noun a structure leading out from the shore into a body of water Having summer’s off is really working for me! During my time off I promised myself I’d take my son out and do some touristy things. We played in Golden Gate Park, walked across the Golden Gate Bridge, and today took my niece along with us […]

…Summer

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summer  |ˈsəmər|noun the warmest season of the year, in the northern hemisphere from June to August and in the southern hemisphere from December to February On the first weekend, of my first ever summer off, my son and I spent it inside. Both of us were recovering from a knarly cold and cough. Sometimes staying in is just as fun. We […]

…The Bay

bay  |bā|noun a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward “Summertime and the livin’s easy.” Showed up at six o’clock to the bay today with Natalie, Vick, Leo, and Erin. Perfect timing, we were the only ones there to enjoy the end of a warm and quiet summer day!  Vick schooled us […]