Category Archives: Celebrations

making : a birthday pillow

It was my dad’s birthday few weeks ago, and I had been thinking for a while, what to make him.  They live in Chile, and I try to make them something for them every time.  Something my mom can’t make … Continue reading

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celebrating

As it has become, the tradition is to get together with our friends on Christmas Eve, and celebrate with a special meal, as I did growing up in Chile. Together, in family, with our dear friends. This year, even more … Continue reading

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christmastime at home

I love Christmastime.  It is my favorite holiday for sure.  And I love it that we can be home, and be together.  It is just perfect. I love the lights, the tree, the decorations, the candles, the making, the gatherings, … Continue reading

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To a New Year : A un Año Nuevo

Happy New Year!  Wishing you a 2014 filled with love, peace, good health, lots of playing and beautiful adventures. Sincerely, from my family to yours. Feliz Año Nuevo Deseándoles un 2014 lleno de amor, paz, buena salud, juegos y lindas … Continue reading

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Peacock Lane Tour

This is one of the trips we do each year during Christmas time, to see the lights on this street.  Peacock Lane Lights. All the lights are amazing. We even saw Star Wars lights with Star Wars snowflakes on the windows, … Continue reading

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Feliz Navidad : Merry Christmas

De Mark y yo y de estas dos linduras que queremos tanto. * * * * * * * * * From Mark and I and these two beautiful people we love so much. Have a beautiful and peaceful celebration. … Continue reading

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last week…

Last week went by.  I don’t know where or how, but here we are celebrating the holidays. … had a sick kid, but went away quickly.  Then the rest (three of us!) got sick the same day. Not fun, but … Continue reading

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The Christmas Ships

Every year, we go see the Christmas ships the evening the city has the Solstice Bonfire.  But this year, because Siena had a swim meet over both days last weekend, we were not sure if we were going to be … Continue reading

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around the sun again

The youngest in our family, had a birthday.  He is still the youngest, of course, but not too young anymore. Eight.  For some reason that seems like a big age.  I don’t mean “old age” just big.  He’s grown up … Continue reading

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preparing for the party

A couple of weeks ago we celebrated Lucas’s birthday with friends.  It was fun to think of all the possibilities.  I love it when Siena and Lucas discuss their parties.  These are some of their conversations I heard. Should I … Continue reading

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