Monday, January 15, 2018

Mari's Bday party ... again


7th bday party with my girlfriends / neighbors ... so awesome they can all walk over in their jammies to party 
We all live withing a few blocks ... schoolmates, girl scouts and soccer buddies! 

Performance by Magician Ethan 

Awesome bday present from Auntie Tracy / Uncle Grant - Red Robin dinner then Lucky Charms breakfast in bed - special treat (at home, we don't get cereal that changes our milk color). 

Dad was in Vegas for CES this week (consumer electronics show) 

Before and after salon visit ... we brought home a "new" dog! 

Biking / playground date with dad

Fluffy sprinkle pancakes 

Geography bee - did not win the championship but I made it the final round.  Congrats Andrew! 


Mama has been trying out new recipes - Beef stew noodle soup via Instant Pot

Tofu/mushroom lettuce wrap ... vegan dinner


Sunday, January 7, 2018

Tahoe 2018

Our 2nd time skiing and Mari's 1st time ... so much fun! 

On the lift with Uncle Steve and Dad

Family Jeopardy match - the young vs. old  

Our bedroom was also the game room. 

cousins 

Tahoe cabin - such fond memories of yummy meals, cousin playtime, late night talks etc 

Mom and her 4 younger siblings 

Mari picked Kula Sushi for her 7th bday dinner 
California Academy of Science in SF on New Years day.  

Mom with Auntie Sandy and Auntie Crystal celebrating Leo's 1st bday 

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Christmas Day with Dada's silly family.

Day after Christmas shopping and lunch date @ Stanford Mall. 

Fun times with our SCU friends at Christmas in the Park

Teddy is 9 months!

 Mari's 7th Bday celebration with Family

DIY Poke bowls

Watched Dada's recap of 2017 Louie Memories

Our lil sister s growing up too fast!

Cheers to 2018 with apple cider and snacks at 9pm. 

Monday, December 25, 2017

SF Christmas

Playing tourist in SF

Life size gingerbread house at Fairmont, SF

A rare candy store treat 

SF chocolate 

Ice staking at Union Square, so magical! 

Yummy sushi dinner after walking 12 miles around the City

Amazing view from our hotel room 

Our nice cozy beds 

SF mode of transportation 

We ordered way too much brunch at Cheesecake Factory 

"Painted Ladies" on Steiner Street ... SF classic  

16th Avenue Painted Steps - such a beautiful work of art 

We made it to the top to enjoy the amazing view of the city 

Cheers to an awesome SF visit 

Crossing the Golden Gate Bride 
Xmas celebration with Dad's side of the family! 

Kids table  ... Chings thanks for hosting a fun & yummy celebration 

Hosting mom's family - 7 cousins

Sibling gift exchange of "experiences"

Traditional annual picture #1 to #5

Tyler's yummy bone in prime rib

Gong Gong - thanks for our presents.  We loved your creative gift wrapping.