Monthly Archives: July 2011

One of our favorite summer traditions

In the first week we moved here in August of 2009, we found out about the Friday night farmers market in Avila.  It has been a favorite way to spend our Friday evenings between April and October ever since.  The pedestrian only street in front of the beach is filled with produce vendors and our […]

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Loving summer afternoons

Last summer was our first full summer here and I had visions of hanging out at the beach all day, only to learn that June is cold and it didn’t get much better until the kids went back to school.  This year though we are getting some beautiful sunny days that the boys and I […]

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Reading buddies

Every parent knows that the best kids toy is the big box that they come in.  Whenever a big box comes to the house, it stays around for a few weeks for forts, toy collections, and a new one to us – a reading ‘corner’.  I’ve been encouraging Liam to do some reading this summer […]

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The big 8!!!

Happy 8th Birthday Liam!!!  I can’t believe how much Liam has grown this year, in fact, I think this has been one of his biggest years of growth since he was a baby.  His heart and mind amaze me, and he is closely approaching the point that I won’t be able to lift him up […]

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