speechless sundays: King of the Mountain - Speechless Sundays - 02/22/15 02:59 PM
King of the Mountain - Speechless Sundays
 

 
 
While the rest of the country has been suffering through snow and cold weather, we've been experiencing a typical Orange County, CA February with temperatures in the 80's and the occasional day of rain.
 
Still during this week off, we were able to take a bike ride to the beach, and my little one decided it was time to climb the rocks and play king of the mountain.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Photo Bombing Disney Boys - 10/12/14 04:27 PM
Speechless Sundays - Photo Bombing Disney Boys
 

Another great evening at the Happiest Place on Earth with friends and family.  
 
We are so fortunate to be able to pop over for a couple of hours and ride a couple of rides with friends and just enjoy everything the Mouse has to offer.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - A New Kind of Lifeguard - 09/28/14 03:05 PM
Speechless Sundays - A New Kind of Lifeguard
 

 
We have so much fun living where we do.  There are so many places and so much to explore, and yet somehow, we so often end up at the beach.
 
When I was young, I loved to play on the lifeguard towers.  Today, it is my little ones who have so much fun playing lifeguard.
 
 
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speechless sundays: Taking Dad's Place for the Day - Speechless Sundays - 08/24/14 04:39 PM
Taking Dad's Place for the Day - Speechless Sundays
 

 
Or, perhaps just for a couple of minutes . . . 
 
Dad ran in to the store to grab something, and he just needed to sit in the driver's sit.  When that wasn't enough, it was time to grab Dad's sunnys and post for a quick picture.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Sea Monsters - 08/03/14 04:23 PM
Speechless Sundays - Sea Monsters
 

 
A little bit of seaweed, a large rock, the big, Pacific Ocean and a great back drop.
 
What more do you need to create a pair of the cutest sea monsters ever, at least in this mother's opinion ; )
 
How lucky we are to be able to spend the day at the beach.
 
 
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Butterflies as Accessories - 07/13/14 04:22 PM
Speechless Sundays - Butterflies as Accessories
 

 
We were fortunate to go to the Orange County Fair (more on that later) this week.
 
They had a new exhibit of butterflies this year.  There must have been something especially sweet about my son's hair as many of the butterflies thought he need them as his latest hair accessory.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Practice Makes Perfect - 07/13/14 04:14 PM
Speechless Sundays - Practice Makes Perfect
 
 

 
It is wonderful to have things that the family enjoys doing together.  For us, one of those things is shooting archery together.
 
My little one is getting quite good and enjoys popping balloons which of course we need to tie for him. 
 
We're fortunate to have a great range not too far from home.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Crazy Hair Day - 06/29/14 04:58 PM
Speechless Sundays - Crazy Hair Day
 

 
When the kids are in camp, you don't always know what they're going to come up with next.
 
"Hey, Mom! It's crazy hair day today.  What are we going to do?"
 
Great question the morning of.
 
One slicked back, the other standing up on end, and we're ready to go.
 
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Some Days You Just Have to Take a Whack at It - 06/22/14 04:35 PM
Speechless Sundays - Some Days You Just Have to Take a Whack at It
 

 
There are few things that my little ones like other than a crack at the pinata at a party.
 
My oldest starts to get concerned as the younger kids take harder and harder whacks, hoping that like the little one, he'll get a chance at bat.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - A Day for Balloons - 06/15/14 04:06 PM
Speechless Sundays - A Day for Balloons
 
 
 
My kids have discovered that me having an open house is not such a bad thing.  It usually results in me showing up with balloons.
 
This weekend was no exception!  I came home from my open house with a ton of balloons which they decide to share with the neighbors.
 
Dual purpose balloons come through again.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - A Sundae for My Sunday - 06/01/14 04:59 PM
Speechless Sundays - A Sundae for My Sunday
 

 
It was just one of those days where my little one scored!  Just before dinner time, we were at the Fish Fry, when we were tempted by sundaes.  With promises of eating a full dinner, including vegetables, they managed to talk us into sundaes.
 
 
 
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speechless sundays: The 70's are Calling - Speechless Sundays - 05/25/14 03:42 PM
The 70's are Calling - Speechless Sundays
 

 
 
 
My big guy has decided that it is time to grow out his hair.  He is bound and determined to grow it out to some yet as determined length.
 
The way I see it, it's just hair.  Though I must say I like him a little more clean cut.
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speechless sundays: Speechless Sundays - Trapped in a Great Big Bubble - 05/18/14 04:09 PM
Speechless Sundays - Trapped in a Great Big Bubble
 

 
Running a round in a great big hamster wheel never looked like so much fun especially if you are trying to out race your big brother down a track while rolling your way through one giant bubble.
 
It sure was fun to watch the boys from the outside.
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speechless sundays: Up in a Tree - Speechless Sundays - 05/04/14 04:20 PM
Up in a Tree - Speechless Sundays
 

 
It is always amazing to me how much fun kids can have with the smallest or biggest things like climbing up in a tree.
 
The thing is that just like a cat, they can't always climb down what they were previously able to climb up.
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speechless sundays: Sitting on Top of the World - Speechless Sundays - 04/27/14 04:03 PM
Sitting on Top of the World - Speechless Sundays
 

 
The kids thought it would be fun to view the world from a different angle today as they perched for this picture.
I like the storm clouds in the background and the fun they were having getting there as we spent time at the Happiest Place on Earth.
 
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speechless sundays: . . . With the Greatest of Ease - Speechless Sundays - 04/13/14 04:34 PM
. . . With the Greatest of Ease - Speechless Sundays
 

 
 
It sure didn't look like fun to me thought it looked pretty intense.  He was determined to see how long he could stay in the position.  I figured it was long enough for me to grab a quick shot for posterity.  I wonder what he'll try next?
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speechless sundays: All I Want for Christmas . . . Speechless Sundays - 04/13/14 04:31 PM
All I Want for Christmas  . . . Speechless Sundays
 

 
 
I know it is a little early for thinking about Christmas, and yet that is what keeps going through my mind when I see my little one.
 
I wish I could get him to hold still enough for a good picture.  He seems to think it's too funny to sit still for now.
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speechless sundays: Will the Egg Survive? - Speechless Sundays - 04/06/14 01:04 PM
Will the Egg Survive? - Speechless Sundays
 

 
My oldest designed this egg protector for his science class last week. The plan was to protect an egg that was dropped from the ceiling on to the black top below.
 
Would bubble wrap work for him? Packing peanuts?
 
No!! It had to be straws.
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speechless sundays: The Ultimate Girl Car Accessory? - Speechless Sundays - 04/06/14 12:57 PM
The Ultimate Girl Car Accessory? - Speechless Sundays
 

 
I saw this the other day, and for some reason, the wheels really caught my attention 
 
It made me wonder if these wheels could be the ultimate accessory for some.  They are definitely an attention attractor! What do you think? Are they the ultimate?
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speechless sundays: Waiting on the Tooth Fairy - Speechless Sundays - 03/30/14 03:39 PM
Waiting on the Tooth Fairy - Speechless Sundays
 

 
My little one was so excited and couldn't wait to put his tooth under the pillow and wait to see what the Tooth Fairy would leave for him.  Such a big gap and amazing how quickly he is growing!  That and the hair cut make him seem so much older than I want to think he is.
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