family style spaghetti dinner

my sisters from another mister are so good for my soul.  they know how to lift me up. on this particular day, they watched my kids so that i could run errands.  my post-errands plan was to quickly stop in, grab the kids, and get home! but life doesn’t work like that, does it? one […]

true love at the Toshiba Classic

my hubby’s a golfer. when lil G was an infant, husband played in the Golf Channel Amateur Tour…and won the state title in his division.     yes, you read that right. we had an infant and his golf game was peaking. but it was made very clear to me when we first started dating […]

you can’t beat a winter so cal beach day

my favorite beach months in southern california are oct through march. the weather is just right… the crowds are sparse… the sand castles are perfect… and the action is fun! here’s lil G helping Big A down the slope… and here he is pushing him down like any good big brother would… this seagull wishes […]

all you need is love

i hit jackpot with these 2 love bugs.  🙂

momma loves the dude ranch

our friends Deanna and Rob got hitched.  she’s a cowgirl.  he’s an aspiring cowboy.  together, they make an awesome couple. while i’m no pioneer woman, this was my frontier for the weekend.  and boy did my husband and i love it! their wedding weekend was celebrated at the most magnificent Vista Verde Ranch, an all-inclusive, […]