November 2012

November 1st

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Hanging out with Uncle Dave T.

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November 2nd

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Fall Festival at Nanny’s!

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Decorating pumpkins.

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Snacks.

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A petting zoo!

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and lots of fun games!

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Nanny Ergo-ing Sam!

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More fun and games!

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Nanny cuttin’ a rug!

 

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Layla and her new friend enjoying the treats!

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This cutie!

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Dancin’ girls!

November 3rd

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Little turkey!

10 Months Old!

2nd Annual Cousin Thanksgiving!

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November 4th

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Some fun in the sun at the beach park!

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November 5th

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November 6th

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Happy early birthday to Daddy from Nonna and Papa!

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Sam knows what the iPhone is for!

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Opening presents from Nonna and Papa with Daddy!

November 7th

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Library story time!

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Super cute boy in the tub!

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Bubble face!

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November 8th

Happy Birthday to Guy aka “Daddy!”

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Presents for Daddy before work!

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Love this picture of Louis with his nose scrunched up on Sam’s seat!

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Happy Birthday!

November 9th

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A trip to Clay ‘n Latte to paint your own ceramics Christmas ornaments for all of our peeps!

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Privateer with Uncle Dave T.

November 10th

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Some backyard fun!

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Briana’s Dance Birthday Party!

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November 11th

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November 16th

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Clint Perry and The Boo Hoo Crew!

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Such a handsome dude!  Loved this outfit!

November 17th

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Daddy braids her hair!  What a Guy!

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Happy Birthday to Miss Kelsey!

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Taking Layla to see Broadway San Diego’s rendition of Peter Pan with Nanny!

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Enjoying the show with Nanny!

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November 18th

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Cutest butt ever!

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Little fashionista!

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They are both interested in watching whatever it is in the oven cook!

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November 22nd

Happy Thanksgiving!

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The annual Oceanside Turkey Trot with these two turkeys!

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CRAZY HAIR!!!

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Nanny reading Sammy his favorite book!

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We hosted Thanksgiving this year since Donna just had her foot surgery and my dad’s shoulders prevent him from doing much!  It was a fun Thanksgiving!

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We are thankful for each other!

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We are thankful for Nanny!  She is Cheers-ing with “Apple Pie” Lauren and Shawn’s delicious and potent cocktail made with Everclear!

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Guy making gravy!

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These two are trouble!

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Layla keeping her Nonna company on the couch!

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Lauren and her mama Linda!

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Diana giving Layla a twirl in the kitchen!

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Mother and daughter!

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My dad and his pal Lou!

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012!

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Sammy’s first Thanksgiving!

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Sam hangin’ out with Papa reading his fav, The Animal Book!

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My two handsome boys!

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Cruisin’ holding Auntie Linda’s hands!

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Sam hangin’ out with Todd!

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These two are trouble too!  Matching shoes and middle fingers!

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Silly Sammy!

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Enjoying our favorite peeps on Thanksgiving!

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Two tired little turkeys!

November 23rd

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Watching Daddy hang the Christmas lights!

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Layla’s cute little feet in bowling shoes!

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Going bowling, for possibly the first time?

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Trying it out a few different ways!

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November 24th

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Decorating for Christmas!

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Finding caterpillars in our garden!

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These two!  Gettin’ festive!

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Sam fell asleep in Raider’s dog bed next-door at the Roerig’s!

November 25th

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The start to my Birthday celebration.  Getting one present a day early!

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The beautiful Hula girl, poetry is movement piece we fell in love with in the gallery in Poipu, Kauai!November 2012 Big Camera 432November 2012 Big Camera 433

The kids enjoying the view from our hotel room in LA!  You could see the Hollywood sign!

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Hotel room fun!

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A smoggy picture of the view of the Hollywood sign!

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Layla ready with her Bity Baby to go have tea at The American Girl doll store!

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We stopped for some tapas at the LA farmer’s market!

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Lots of smiles too!  Sammy Smiles,

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Mommy and Layla smiles and

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Layla and Daddy smiles too!

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Sammy loved the Spanish ham!

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A trip to The Grove is not complete without a stop at Dylan’s Candy Bar!

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Waiting to go have tea with baby!

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Such a great Daddy and Daughter moment!  Daddy having tea with Layla and her baby doll!

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This is what I wanted to to do for my birthday, spend it with my loves doing what makes them happy!  Tea at the American Girl Place and then Disneyland!

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My sweet boy loving on his borrowed baby doll!

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Sweet Daddy and Layla kisses!

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A very happy little girl having tea with Ella!

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Enjoying the yummy treats, Chocolate covered strawberries, yum!

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Christmas tree shot with her baby in her Ergo!

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Me and my babies, so thankful!

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My awesome little family, traditional photo spot any time we go up to The American Girl store!

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My fam and The Grove all decorated for the holidays!

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We walked by a restaurant we never though we would get into (Son of a Gun)  and there just happened to be the perfect table waiting for us!  Dinner and drinks were phenomenal!  Sam loved the coconut ice cream!

November 26th

My Birthday!  Disneyland!

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Mmmm A giant Disneyland dill pickle!  Sam loved it!

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I love Disneyland at Christmas time!

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Luigi’s flying tires with my main girl!

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Daddy and Layla all bundled up for the Disneyland Holiday Parade!

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I adore this picture of two of my favorites enjoying the holiday parade and all of the magic Disney has to offer!

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I had a wonderful and very special little birthday getaway to LA to have tea with my best girl at The American Girl Place and to Disneyland to celebrate on my actual birthday with the 3 people I love most in this world! 

November 27th

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Guy was also able to join us the next day to drop Layla off at preschool, to take Sam to swim lessons and Layla to Hula!

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Another kid that absolutely loves the water!

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Swimming like a fish with Mr. Nick!

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Eli the elf got into some trouble in Guy’s good bourbon!  Silly elf!

November 28th

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Building marshmallow igloos at story time at the library!

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And an after library park picnic lunch and some play at Hidden Canyon Park!

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Layla is such a sweet big sister, pushing her baby brother on the swings!

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November 29th

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Our house all lit up for Christmas!

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The annual  Oceanside Christmas Tree lighting!

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Peace, love and happy holidays from The Zs!

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Happy holidays from Sam and I next to the Oceanside Christmas tree!

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Our girl!  Happy, Merry, Joy indeed!

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Mom and Dad stopped at Stone for a beer and Layla got to enjoy some Sunset Market doughnuts!