Week in Photos

It’s been awhile since I have had one of these blog posts, which means I am doing more things, AND there were even a few firsts this past week, winning!

First off, coffee! Since I don’t support big coffee chains anymore (insert snob emoji here) I will only drink local coffee when out and about. Luckily good, local coffee is not hard to find in this fine city. I met a friend I havn’t seen in awhile at The Swell, in Mission Beach. This friend is also the face behind SD Coffee Club. Having coffee with her is like eating with a food critic, the service will be red carpet and they will chat with you about shit you don’t know or really care about..but it’s good coffee.

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I also tried a new restaurant, El Agave in Old Town. It was a last minute lunch and it was one of the best I have had in awhile. You must try the Mole enchiladas, the sopa cilantro and the sopes surtidos. It was a quiet lunch which means, perfect with two little ones.

*Side note.-I always check the restaurants  website and Yelp to see if it’s kid friendly. Most of the time...unless it’s a five star dining establishment, they will be happy to accommodate kids, (assuming yours isn’t a little shit) especially at an earlier time. They just might not have a child’s menu.

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Another first, we went downtown to the new waterfront park. Think new age play area for the kids meets fancy water feature splash pad but less impressive. Jeez, I don’t mean to be a downer but i think the space could have been a lot more impressive.

Clearly she didn’t mind.

IMG_5414 IMG_5404This kid of mine must have hit a growth spurt because she has been sleeping 12 hours STRAIGHT at night. The first few nights I woke up around 4 and like a creeper went into her room to make sure she was breathing #paranoid. The other nights I just look at the video monitor to see if she moves.

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Kaili has been taking gymnastics at our YMCA, she loves it!!

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I took the kids to Fiesta Island for the first time…solo. The trip just reminded me how inconvenient it is to do this shit alone. That is all.

IMG_5457Next week I expect SO much more…oh who am I kidding?

A Week In Photos

Caught her mid sentence.
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Helping daddy wash the car.

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At dawn, we ride.

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My other sidekick.

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I thought this color was appropriate.

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A birthday cake for moi. Carrot cake with coconut cream cheese frosting.

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Dinner at PrepKitchen. We didn’t like the dessert one bit.

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Front yard fire gazing.

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A salad to be.

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So much chocolate, so little time.

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Quiet time + a good book.

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Enjoying a birthday Macaron.

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Weekly Favorites

I have amazing neighbors, actually they are more friends with neighbor benefits.  Many wonderful things come with having such great people living next door to you. The only downside is that it doesn’t matter what time of day it is, if I decide that it’s time to take off my bra and get halfway naked, they will surely come over. Happens. Every. Single. Time.

Great neighbors are a favorite in my life but here are some more.

Favorite Recipe- Hold the phone, blackberries on a pizza with burrata? So you’re saying it’s going to be amazing? Yes please!

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Favorite Recipe #2 – There is no way this pizza isn’t delicious, caramelized onions, gruyere, plus pepper bacon. GASP. No way! She makes amazing food.

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Favorite DIY-  Life size lincoln logs made from pool noodles!  Love this idea. Unfortunately the link to the pin didn’t work but we got this!

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Favorite DIY {Halloween style}- Dammit, so brilliant!

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Favorite Funny-  Shane would have something to say about this.

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Favorite Photo- I just couldn’t stop laughing at this.

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Favorite Destination- I have been trying to talk the Mr. into heading to Hawaii for Christmas. But if I am hoping to be pregnant by then, then maybe I should be reconsidering? {Wait…what?  Stay tuned for more on that!} This hotel isn’t too shabby.

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