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Pororo Park in Seoul, South Korea

Pororo Park in Seoul, South Korea

if heaven were created by a 2 year old, it would be pororo park.  i mean, man oh man, this place was like a total wonderland for c.  there are 7 main characters and they each have a home/play area inside of the park.  there’s a small bouncy castle, a carousel, a ball pit, pourer’s…

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International Flight Must-Haves For Toddlers

International Flight Must-Haves For Toddlers

back in May, our family went on a very spontaneous trip to Korea.  it was honestly the most fun vacation we have ever been on.  one for the books.  here’s an account of our flight below and how I got rocked on the flight.  I thought I was SUPER prepared and well…Toddler tantrums and time differences…

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Lake Arrowhead & Lake Gregory

Lake Arrowhead & Lake Gregory

a few weeks ago our family + many of mike’s friends went to Lake Arrowhead to celebrate his very belated 31st birthday.  this was my first time to arrowhead (i think) and bringing c along i wasn’t quite sure what to expect.  (if you don’t already know, i’m not a huge fan of the ‘outside’.)…

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San Diego Trip

San Diego Trip

In July, my small group went on their annual SD weekend trip~ C and I joined the fun for one day and C had the TIME OF HER LIFE.  She ate oscar’s fish tacos (SO BOMB), played at pacific beach and swam in a pool with aunties and uncles that were dying to spoil her.  ^^  This…

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Hello Kitty Pop-Up Cafe in Irvine, CA

Hello Kitty Pop-Up Cafe in Irvine, CA

O EM GEEE~~ This was a total dream come true.  I have been wanting to check this place out since it opened and I FINALLY got the chance to go!!  It’s located near the gorgeous ferris wheel and faux lawn area. I literally made c go with me and we ordered 5x too many things…

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Mommy Mondays: Korea Trip + Traveling Internationally with Toddlers

Mommy Mondays: Korea Trip + Traveling Internationally with Toddlers

you guuuyyyyssss~~ mike and i are going to korea!!!  i am BEYOND excited.  i haven’t been to korea since i was 18, so that is a VERY long time ago.  traveling with little ones is SO FREAKING STRESSFUL.  i seriously need to mentally and physically prepare myself for weeks for trips with c.  since the…

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Mommy Mondays: Best Staycation Spots in Southern California

Mommy Mondays: Best Staycation Spots in Southern California

traveling with a little one is HARD and the idea of flying to NYC, Seattle, or Mexico are not happening.  LOL  So what is a new family to do??  STAYCATION!!!  We went on one this past summer and it was literally the most FUN weekend since C was born.  haha is that sad? anyway, this…

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Mommy Mondays: Traveling Internationally with Babies/Toddlers

Mommy Mondays: Traveling Internationally with Babies/Toddlers

[picture from pinterest] mike is going on an epic adventure to India this week and I wish C and I could be there with him.  We went over all the details and started preparing for a big family trip~ but alas~ leaving work for me was just not in the cards. In the planning stages…

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Griffith Park Train Ride and Horses

Griffith Park Train Ride and Horses

on saturday we took little c to Griffith Park for horse rides and a holiday train ride.  i swear i was more excited than she was.  she was so blown away by everything she was seeing that she didn’t have a lot of expressions on her face.  lol  i love seeing that.  i love watching…

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Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa in Pismo Beach, CA

Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa in Pismo Beach, CA

words cannot express how much i loved this resort and how much i wish were still there.  no joke, mike and i totally found our new vacay spot for the summers.  not only is this place kid friendly, but it’s dog friendly too!! the amenities, resort, staff and services were seriously so top notch.  our…

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Solvang

Solvang

Last weekend Mike and I took a nice trip up to Solvang and then Pismo Beach.  It was EXACTLY what our little family needed.  We hadn’t taken time off since December of last year so we were very excited to explore new places and spend a lot of time swimming! Solvang is a Danish Town…

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Traveling Internationally with a Toddler

[photo cred] Mike and I were invited to a wedding in India next February.  We are VERY VERY VERY seriously considering it.  No matter what Mike is going to go, what we’re questioning right now is whether or not Charlotte and I should go.  I think a smart person would say, “uh no, don’t do…

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Weekend Recap

Weekend Recap

over the weekend i went to a small group retreat and it was really fun to get away for 48 hours without baby or hubby.  i was able to eat in peace, sleep throughout the night uninterrupted and actually look through social media accounts without a baby hanging on my arm trying to grab the…

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Traveling with a Baby

eek, our trip to Hawaii is coming up soon and I’ve been obsessing over how to travel with an infant.  i’m pretty sure we have a plan but i’ll let ya’ll know how it officially goes when we get back.  here are some great tips i picked up from blogs that we’ll try! my goal…

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Weekend Recap: Labor Day Weekend

Besides our camping trip, the rest of the weekend was spent relaxing, running errands, and spending time with friends. on our way to the camp site, our group stopped by the malibu pier and spent a couple of hours hanging out and soaking up the sun!  it was a beautiful and hot day~~ you can’t…

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Camping in Malibu

Camping in Malibu

This past labor day weekend Markel helped me check off one more item on my summer to do list! =)  Mike and I went camping at Malibu State Park with friends and our little Lucy Bear.  We went Sunday to Monday and beat out a lot of the holiday weekend traffic.  There weren’t that many…

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Camping Fashion Ideas

For Labor day Weekend Markel, lucy and I are going CAMPING! =)  I”m really excited about this since I haven’t been camping since I was little.  This is going to be q quick 24 hour trip to ease my way in.  We blocked out 2 weekends in sept/oct to go a few more times with…

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Life Lately (according to my phone)

visiting our good friends in SF and eating at one of the most amazing places in the mission district! i made lucy this little bandana. SUPER CUTE, only she didn’t get the memo to pose with it.  i’ll try to get a better one latahs. farmer’s market in westwood!  love going there~~ came home from…

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Tamales Bay in San Francisco, Part II

 continuing on from yesterday’s post (here), tamales bay was SO MUCH FUN.  in all my years in norcal, i was surprised i hadn’t been to this hidden gem before!  here are more fun pics from the day. =) (sorry anna, had to put a few more pics of your creepy pinata twin)  you can reserve…

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Tamales Bay Part I

 Over the weekend my friends and I celebrated a very special 30th birthday in SF!  We went to Tamales Bay Oysters (about an hour above the city) and feasted on fresh and grilled oysters.  This place was really cool b/c you were able to bring your own food/alchie but needed to pay for the oysters….

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