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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Scenes from My Weekend - San Francisco








It's hard not to laugh when I see this in my rear view mirror. He loves his cousins polka dot sunglasses and his "new" hat. And yes, that is a denim car seat cover. Don't judge.

The past week has been crazy. It's been a flurry of meetings and project plans for work projects that are starting to ramp up. As luck would have it, each of these projects seem to have the same deadline - roughly March 15. As a freelancer, it's often hard to turn down work when it's offered to you since you never know what the future holds - if work will continue to come your way or completely dry up. Oh, and we had contractors in our house for the better part of the past two weeks. Of course, the contractors originally said that they would be done in three to four days so when they returned for another week, I was sent to out of the house to find alternate places to work. When the contractors finally finished their job, they left a nice thick coat of dust across just about every surface in our house. 

It was also my younger son's half birthday. While we normally don't celebrate half birthdays, since his birthday is over the summer and he won't get to celebrate with his classmates then, his teachers asked that we celebrate his half birthday instead. That meant baking a batch of cupcakes, scrounging up some pictures to bring in and show his class and spending part of the afternoon with his class. Did I also mention that we were also traveling to California? Perfect timing...

We finally made it out to California on Saturday and have been enjoying the long weekend with my family. The boys love spending time with their cousins, Aunts, Uncle and Grandmother. The weather has been splendid. Minus some issues with jetlag i.e. 4am-5am wake-up calls from the boys, we're having a good time. I wanted to share some of the scenes from our weekend.


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6 Comments:

At February 22, 2012 at 6:56 AM , Anonymous tracy@sellabitmum said...

Your photography is amazing. Also - love the sunglasses. xo

 
At February 22, 2012 at 2:25 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Thanks Tracy. I can't take all the credit for the photos. Many look better courtesy of a lovely iPhone app - Instagram.

 
At February 24, 2012 at 12:26 PM , Blogger Jolene said...

I LOVE San Fran and all of Cali, really. Have fun!

 
At February 24, 2012 at 1:52 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Thanks! We are having a great time and the weather has been amazing. A nice change from the East Coast!

 
At February 26, 2012 at 7:11 AM , Anonymous martha@ running in mommyland said...

My home sweet home. I miss it so!

I was just talking to my girls about where I grew up and they said, "Where is San Francisco?" I can't wait to take them.

p.s. I want to learn more about your freelance work!

 
At February 26, 2012 at 4:33 PM , Blogger Christine said...

You grew up here? We moved to the Bay Area when I was in Junior High. I feel pretty lucky to be able to come back and visit family here on a regular basis. Now, with kids, it's like I get to rediscover the area all over again. It's so much fun and your girls would love it.

Yes! I would be happy to tell you more about my freelance work too! Email?

 

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