Tag Archives: Kids

Birthday Pictures: Mini Celebration

My all-time favorite author, Haruki Murakami, has an anthology called “Birthday Stories“.  I am re-reading it right now.  This inspired me to start a post series called “Birthday Pictures”, where I keep a collection of photos from various birthday celebrations … Continue reading

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She Wants to Bring Me Food

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Sunday afternoons are best spent with good friends…

…and yummy treats! EATS: Afternoon Tea Sandwiches Makes 4 serving Ingredients: 8 oz mascarpone cheese 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1 1/2Tbs fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 1/2 Tbs fresh dill 1 1/2 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp salt … Continue reading

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Techno Party, With Kids

What a fun event!  The brain child of three DJ friends: Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, Philipp Jung of M.A.N.D.Y. and Get Physical Music, and John Wander of Roam Music, U.R. Art is a fun day time dance party where our … Continue reading

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EATS: Rainy Night Mexican Hot Chocolate

It’s raining in Los Angeles! With the rain drops falling softly outdoors and the headlights of cars swishing by, I whipped up this hot concoction for a cozy night.  Here is the recipe: EATS: Rainy Night Mexican Hot Chocolate Makes … Continue reading

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The Rain in LA Falls…Seldomly

Los Angeles finally enjoyed a rare episode of rain last night.  Around 9pm, as Plumster was snuggling down for the night, we heard: “da–da–da–“. Plum: Mommy, what’s that sound? Me, listening intently, trying to decipher the sound: Humm… OH!  Baby, it’s … Continue reading

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Breasts and Tests

Conversation during breakfast this morning: Me: Plum, Daddy will be taking you to school this morning because I have to go get something done. Plum, intrigued: What are you getting done? Me: I’m getting my mammography done.  Women over the age of … Continue reading

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The One Question To Ask Before Camping Out In the Backyard

From our maiden voyage to the realm of camping, you already learned my top 5 questions to ask yourself before spending the night at a museum. Well, at our highly anticipated sophomore camp out, we graduated from camping indoors to … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up I Want to be the President, a Girl President

Conversation during breakfast: Plum: When I grow up, I want to be the President of the United States. Me: Whoa, really?  Wow, that’s great.  Why? Neither Monkey King nor I are politically active.  We vote and talk about news around … Continue reading

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Top 5 Questions To Ask Before Spending The Night…At A Museum

Have you ever seen one of those “Overnight Adventure in the Museum” advertisement, and thought to yourself, “Hummm… that looks like fun.  I wonder if we will have fun doing that as a family?”  Well, the Monkey Clan did just … Continue reading

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