Letters Layla wrote to Belle and Minnie at Disneyland in response to the cards they both sent her!
8 Months Old!
Layla’s first day of her second and last year of preschool a The Mira Costa Child Development Center!
She missed her first day of preschool this year because we were in Hawaii!
She is in room 4 again this year, same room as last year!
This year her teacher is Ms. Laura!
An after preschool park stop!
Our first ever trip to Julian to go apple picking! We went to Raven Hill Orchards for organic apples. We had a wonderful time and will definitely do it again!
We were told that we could taste and eat as we picked and since they were organic we went for it! I think we ate about as many as we brought home! I was FULL of apples when we left!
It was a super fun, really hot day in the orchard! We had a great little family day!
Next stop was the Julian Brewery and BBQ joint for lunch and beers!
and a tall lemonade of course!
My little loves!
And this beauty!
We had to stop at the Julian Pie Company for some apple pie before heading out of town! Yum!
Enjoying some apple berry pie with Daddy!
A trip to The San Diego Children’s Museum downtown after dropping Guy off at the airport!
Layla creating a “building or house” out of trash to join a town being created out of other children’s buildings and houses!
Layla’s completed project!
Climbing, sliding and having fun!
Even Sam got in on some of the fun!
Making creatures out of trash!
Painting an old car!
She had a blast but unfortunately her dress was never the same after this!
Next Layla made a clay pot!
We had a lot of fun at the children’s museum! It was a good way to stay busy the Sunday Guy left on a trip!
Some play kitchen fun for Sam at home!
Hanging out with Toddles!
8 Months Old!
Layla’s preschool held a very fun family night on September 13th. We went and had a wonderful time exploring art, music, and science!
Layla’s classroom had a craft to make that you then twirled and swirled to music!
another classroom had really fun slimy flubber to play with!
Another classroom had watercolors to mix and experiment with making colors out of the primary colors, like the Book Mouse Paint.
Layla was even able to visit Ms. Yi-Chen, her preschool teacher from the previous year!
She showed me her fun rolly pollie clay sculpture she made in class too!
Finally in the last classroom we had fun with science, exploring magnets!
A fun family day at Legoland and the Legoland Water Park!
Driving the cars!
Splashing in splash pads!
Just kickin’ back!
Going on the fun water squirting pirate ride for the very first time! Once with Daddy then again with Mommy!
Layla and Guy also went on the Log ride for the very first time!
We had tons of fun splashing and playing in the water areas of Legoland!
and in the Water Park too!
Sam passed out in the backyard swing after a fun and busy day!
Our 12th Wedding Anniversary
Happy 12 year anniversary to my love! We celebrated by going to The Marine Room, which I had never been to! It was a wonderful night, a phenomenal dinner and a great way to celebrate our 12 year anniversary!
A creative place to sleep for both her and her mermaid bath toys!
Family beach picnic dinner!
Layla loved to eat sand and so does Sam apparently!
Chillaxin’ with Diane.
Another fun day at Disneyland!
Another creative place to nap, wedged between her dresser and her chair on the floor, at the foot of her bed!
Layla’s first day of Polynesian Dance class! She was inspired by our trip to Hawaii and the Hula she did and the Luau we went to. I found Kehulili O Kailani and singed her up!
Practicing Poi balls for the first time!
A fun family dinner at Nonna and Papa’s with Nanny!
A little skinny dip in the blow up pool!
Sam’s First Padre Game!
Layla’s first at bat in the Park in the Park at Petco Park!
Go Layla, running the bases!
She loved it and waited to get up to bat again!
Layla even got to see the Petco Park dog and cat!
Me and my kiddos! This was after a trip to the Padre store to buy Sam a Padre onesie!
Daddy with his kiddos!
Sam in his Padre jammies, they used to be Cormac’s! Thank you Fowlers!
It was a super fun family night at Petco watching the Padre game with my favorite people!
On September 30th we spent the day at The San Diego Zoo with Michelle, Joe and Baby Jackson!
A cute picture of Joe and Guy pushing the boys in their strollers through the parking lot!
First Earth’s Best Teething biscuits!