family in san diego

We made an impromptu trip down to San Diego this past Saturday to spend some time with family. We got in late afternoon after Whitney’s softball game, so after a short time at the beach, we made a grocery run to gather supplies for grilling and s’mores. Nothing like sitting by the fire on a […]

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sonoma part two

One of the best parts about our trip was where we stayed: a little house in the woods. Besides having a nice, king-sized bed to sleep in and being right near the lake, we had a great kitchen and backyard patio for cooking and grilling. We made a trip to the grocery store and stocked […]

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the fourth with family

We had a great Fourth of July! Our friend Sonny, my brothers, and nieces were all in town visiting, so we joined with family for a big party on the holiday. I hadn’t seen some of them in six months…and the others since our wedding! It was a wonderful time getting to see them and […]

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grilling with friends

This past weekend was kind of a “errands weekend”. But late Saturday afternoon we decided to grill on a whim. We invited over a couple of our friends (and their dog Buckley) and sat outside in the beautiful weather while Whitney grilled (veggie dogs for Caitlin and me). Afterwards I popped some chocolate chip cookie […]

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