summertime ~ part II

In July we were blessed with the annual summer visit from grandma Marina & grandpa Mike.  The kids were counting down the days and we all anticipated the fun that lay in store.  This time we visited Pismo Beach & Hearst Castle.  First order of business while in Pismo beach?  Celebrating grandma’s birthday! The nextContinue reading “summertime ~ part II”

fun father festivities

So Matt comes home from his business trip late Friday night & wonders what we’ll be doing for Father’s day.  So I tell him that we’ll be going on a pic nic.  Probably to Mt. Diablo as we’ve done in year’s past; I hadn’t really ironed out all the details in my head; typical MaryJo…. Continue reading “fun father festivities”

so…where were we?

Last time we spoke, my in-laws were in town.  That was a fantastic visit.  we celebrated my mother in-law, Marina’s, birthday in style!  One night we went out to dinner. On the actual night of her birthday I cooked at home and celebrated with family only.  I love a well dressed table.  It’s just fun!Continue reading “so…where were we?”