Summer in Santa Barbara

I wish we could spend the whole summer in Santa Barbara, but I really can’t complain about having a week there. While Kauai is our top vacation spot, it’s a little out of our reach right now. Three plane tickets … Continue reading

Sand Pail List – What I Want To Do This Summer

Happy First Day of Summer, all! Last year I created my first Sand Pail List, and I think I can call it a rousing 50% success. This year’s list has some similar items, but with a few changes: Go to … Continue reading

How Was Your Weekend?

Ours started a day early, kind of. On Friday, Baguette’s cast came off (huzzah!). What was her response to this development? Sock all gone. I got a foot! At the moment she walks with that foot turned out, and she … Continue reading

Sand Pail List, Revisited

In May, I created my “Sand Pail List” of things I wanted to accomplish this summer. How’d we do? Let’s take a look: Going to the park We did go to local playgrounds, but not nearly as often as I’d … Continue reading

Sand Pail List

The latest issue of Better Homes and Gardens (and with that, I am officially my mother–or, since she read Woman’s Day and Family Circle, perhaps one of her close cousins) encourages people to make a “Sand Pail List” of things … Continue reading