Category Archives: south OC

The San Diego Zoo Train Adventure

For Anna’s 4th birthday we took the Amtrak train from Irvine to San Diego, the #7 bus from downtown to the Zoo and back again. You’ll notice that there are not any pictures of animals – we didn’t see many! … Continue reading

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May Faire

One of my favorite events of last year was the May Faire that was hosted by the Waldorf School of Orange County and it’s almost that time again. This year’s May Faire will be May 1, 2010. I am definitely … Continue reading

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Mama Scouts

Sierra and I have decided to start a new club, and we’re calling ourselves Mama Scouts of America. We just got back from an impromptu camping trip in the nearby Casper’s Wilderness Park and we had  A BLAST! We also … Continue reading

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A Ridiculously Great Loot Bag

The World Breastfeeding Week Picnic is now right around the corner (August 1 at Alta Laguna Park from 11 am- 2 pm) and next Tuesday we will be assembling our 100 gift bags. These bags are the best FREE gift … Continue reading

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Free Fun

The last couple Tuesdays I’ve been heading over to my local branch library (Laguna Niguel) to check out their family fun nights. All the programs are funded by the Friends of the Library and are absolutely FREE to the public. … Continue reading

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LN to MdR

For those of you who thought I was the crazy one in the marriage, think again. For all Chad’s mild-mannered appearance, he can be intense, and intensely determined. The picture above is of Chad’s route from Laguna Niguel to Marina … Continue reading

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Free Snow in OC

In some places, like Calgary, kids know what snow is. In other places, like Orange County, kids hear about snow, they see snow on TV, and if they’re lucky they travel to places with snow, but they don’t get snow … Continue reading

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Oh Joy!

Today the woman I met through Freecycle and I carpooled to a market she knew about in Irvine: a KOREAN MARKET! And although I was tired and grumpy (I woke up last night at 2am to discover that Bella and … Continue reading

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My sister, Sue, and her family are coming in about three weeks and I’m getting excited! The logistics are a bit screwy, as we are officially MOVING to a new place on the 31st as well, but unofficially our new … Continue reading

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Friend Hunting

Have you heard of Meetup? I read an article about them in the LA Times weekend magazine a few months ago – but it was in context of singles meeting other singles, so I clipped the article and sent it … Continue reading

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