Let’s Celebrate! Our 8 Year Wedding Anniversary

We go together like parmigiano-reggiano! This past week, Charlie and I celebrated our 8 year wedding anniversary! Based on my internet search, the traditional gifts for the 8 year anniversary are bronze and pottery. The modern gifts are linen and lace. Not parmigiano-reggiano. Fortunately, we didn't give each other any of those gifts. Although I … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Our 8 Year Wedding Anniversary

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Let’s Celebrate! Happy Half Birthday to Cruz and Levi! The First Six Months With Twins

Cruz and Levi (6 months old) Cruz and Levi (1 month old) We celebrated Cruz and Levi's half birthday a few weeks ago with a big bowl of pasta and trying to eat a lot "half" things. Get it? Like half doughnuts, half cupcakes, etc. Okay. Yes, I should keep my day job. But seriously, … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Happy Half Birthday to Cruz and Levi! The First Six Months With Twins

Let’s Celebrate! Merry Christmas 2018

Happy, merry Christmas everyone! 2018 has been a year of joy and so many sleepless nights...but also a year of much gratefulness with all my boys! I feel complete with the addition of the twins even if life so much crazier (just the way I like it). We took these pictures this morning (Christmas morning) … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Merry Christmas 2018

Let’s Celebrate! Countdown to Christmas with Advent Calendars

Growing up as a Vietnamese immigrant and Catholic, I have never heard about or knew about the Advent calendar, which is special calendar used to count the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. I guess this is a Western tradition? And it would have been a lot more fun and easier to count down to Christmas with a special … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Countdown to Christmas with Advent Calendars

A Recap of My Storytime at the Google Hardware Store Popup in Bucktown

Photo taken by my friend, Diana (www.dianatakespictures.com) Last Sunday, I did something really fun at the Google Hardware Store Popup in Bucktown....I read the Disney book Coco (with the help of the Google Home Max) to a room full of kids!! I loved the Disney movie Coco so I couldn't pass up the chance of reading … Continue reading A Recap of My Storytime at the Google Hardware Store Popup in Bucktown