Morning Walk

Morning Walk

I don’t usually work on Fridays, so today I dropped the girls off at school and Nutmeg and I headed out for a little walk. It’s been so hot lately that the cloudy morning was a welcome change. I took the time to notice some fun little details around the neighborhood and I love this … Continue reading

Is it Summer or Fall? Al Fresco Family Night

Is it Summer or Fall? Al Fresco Family Night

Our crazy hot summer weather has continued into the Fall.  Like I’ve said before, we’re spoiled here in Southern California (I had someone tell me today, “This is nothing, honey, if I was back in Missouri I’d be wearing a sweater) so we wilt in the hot weather.  Little soccer girl’s game on Saturday felt … Continue reading

Futsal Fun

Futsal Fun

What’s futsal you ask? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Futsal (Portuguese pronunciation: [fuˈtˢsaw]) is a variant of association football that is played on a smaller pitch and mainly played indoors. Its name is a portmanteau of the Portuguesefutebol de salão, which can be translated as “hall football” or “indoor football”. It is the International Football … Continue reading

Scenes from the Practice Field

Scenes from the Practice Field

Now that school is in full swing, it’s back to the daily grind. Of course soccer practice is a major part of our week, and my girls have practice back to back on the same two days of the week.  It’s great because it leaves the other days free, but it’s difficult to get homework … Continue reading

Summer 2012- A Recap

Summer 2012- A Recap

With the girls back in school and summer on it’s way out, I thought I’d take a look back at all our crazy adventures with accompanying background music.  Just beware- it’s super picture heavy!  We didn’t do all these things but we got close: Let’s go to the beach, beach…“Starships” Nikki Minaj Twilight swimming…”You know, … Continue reading

Weird Weather- Wordless Wednesday

Weird Weather- Wordless Wednesday

Even though no one told the weather, Fall is almost here.  We’ve had some very strange weather here in Southern California with high humidity (we’re a desert!) and lots of heat.  Last night as soccer practice ended the sky was purple rather than it’s normal red. Catalina (a small island 26 miles off the coast … Continue reading