Posted in January 2012

the classic family RV trip

the classic family RV trip

For our holiday vacation, I wanted to go to Hawaii, but with the cost of flying with kids, and suffering through a mid-ocean flight with a screaming baby, not to mention hotel prices during prime season, we opted for a good old-fashioned RV trip instead. We had never RV’d before, but we’re campers so we … Continue reading

party time!

party time!

For my daughter’s 1st birthday party, I couldn’t find the right party decorations. She’s too young to be a fan of anything – no Dora the Explorer and not yet the Hello Kitty obsessed girl that she is destined to be. So I decided to dust off my sewing machine and make my own party … Continue reading

a nice gathering

a nice gathering

Yesterday, my dear friend, Claudine, stopped in the Bay Area for a 30-hour layover on her way back to NYC. We needed to cram in an afternoon of eating in Berkeley. She’s a Cal alum too, so she knows about the good spots. Should we hit staples like the Cheeseboard or Gregoire to satisfy a familiar craving? Or try something … Continue reading

late as usual

late as usual

I’m always running late. Which explains why I’m about 10 years late to the whole blogging world. I could never decide what I wanted to write about. I love food, but I’m no chef. I like clothes, but I’m no fashionista. I’m a mom, but not an authority on parenting. I’m not a guru of … Continue reading