hey again Our trip back home was a bit more eventful for Luca. This time he was able to stay awake for both the takeoff and the landing. And the landing.. oh my goodness. We were treated to a beautiful rainbow (with a faint double rainbow above that) when we landed. Probably one of – if not the prettiest thing I’ve seen on landing.…

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On the go. That is how it feels. We have had our days here packed with things to do. One of the days we had to return our rental (because the engine had an issue) – no surprise though becase we were in a Pacifica Hybrid. Anyway, they offered us any car and we picked a Mustang Convertable. The kids all took turns sitting…

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Viva Las Vegas! It wasn’t our first choice of places to visit, but since it was the cheapest place in the country to fly, we decided to make the best of it. What is there to do in Vegas? Well, we had saved Arabella’s birthday dinner for this occasion. In addition we were in Vegas the day of my parents Anniversary, so we decided…

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So! I have been enjoying my time at home. I snapped a picture of some of my happy time with 2 of the littles sleeping on me. One of my littles doesn’t seem so little any more. Spring is here, and with spring we get a chance to go to our annual Cherry Blossoms as they appear locally. We picked a goregous day to…

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Hey there We begin this month much how we ended last month: my parents visiting (for Ara’s birthday). I still can’t believe she is 10 already. What else? The beginning of March has come with snow! Not a bunch of stuff accumulated, however its always nice to see it fall. The mornings and evenings were cool and would dip down enough to have it…

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Cleaning! At least, that was the plan. I swear it was. I was on Facebook and saw someone we knew from college who mentioned they had COVID-19. I messaged them to see if their family was alright. The next thing I knew, they let us know that they were recovering but that they wouldn’t be able to go to the Blazers game that night.…

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Hey there. This month has just felt so jam-packed, it isn’t funny. The next morning after driving back, we went out and let the kids run around (since they had been cooped up in the car the previous day). The weather worked in our favor as everything was clear and sunny. The next night we went to the closing night of the Portland Winter…

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Hey again, Time for a road trip! It ended up being perfect timing for everything. Why? Well… because February 5th is also my momma’s birthday. We arrived on the evening of the 5th and met up with her and my dad at Outback for dinner. Why? To Celebrate of course. It was fun. I could tell they were happy to see us, plus, being…

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Hey there, What a way to start a month (that is without a vehicle). We decided that as much as we would love to have great gas mileage on a car, we simply cannot afford to have that at this time. We decided to return to buy a Ford. Then if there are any issues my dad would be able to help out, and…

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Burst pipes. Not something that I thought I would be worrying about. We weren’t the only ones that this happened to. We called around and most places were booked out several weeks. We found a local guy that would come out to the house in about a week. We took him up on that. The snow and ice was holding on for a while.…

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