Tree Chopping

            This is the 5th year we’ve continued the tradition of chopping down our Christmas tree in the Santa Cruz mountains. I’m so happy we keep doing it – it will be so fun as Talie gets older. This year we mixed things up and went to Peacock Tree Farm based on a recommendation from a friend and we really loved it. I was personally most excited about the hot cider. My
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Arata's Pumpkin Farm

Arata’s Pumpkin Farm

      It’s funny how when you become a parent, you want to do all these things and document all of your child’s firsts even if they have no idea what’s going on or won’t remember a thing. The pumpkin patch was most definitely more for us than it was for Talie. Even so, I’m glad we went and hope that some day when she’s older she’ll get a kick out of the photos. Plus,
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Woodenshoe Tulip Farm

Spring in Oregon

A few weekends ago, Seth and I took a weekend trip up to Portland to visit Crystalin and Mike. I’ve missed her dearly and wanted to visit and knew that if we didn’t do it before baby, it wasn’t going to happen for awhile. It was so good to see them and catch up on everything. They’ve created quite a beautiful little life up there. On the day we got there, they adopted a rescue puppy
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bareMinerals Day in Napa #skinsogood

Good to Glow: A Day in Napa with bareMinerals

   Well, hi there! Happy Friday! How are ya? Seth and I have been on the go as of late. We visited friends in the Murrieta/Temecula area mid-February, visited Crystalin and Mike in Portland the first weekend of April, and just got back from our babymoon down in Santa Barbara and Venice/Santa Monica last night. One of the highlights in between all of this was spending the day in Napa last Saturday with the bareMinerals team!
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