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October’s Elmo Birthday Party!

Now that summer is over, I can actually do a little catch up on personal photos! Back in May, for October’s sixth birthday, we had a fun, laid back Elmo themed party. Elmo is definitely one of his favorite characters and shows to watch. I even found an Elmo to hire and come entertain the […]

Washington D.C. Travel Photos

There is just so much to see in Washington D.C.! You could easily stay an entire week there and not see every single thing there is to see. We definitely tried to fit in as much as we possibly could in just a couple of days. I already shared some of my photos from a […]

Southeast Road Trip – Washington D.C.

For our next day, we got to spend an entire glorious day in beautiful Washington D.C! It’d been a while since we were there last, and it’s just full of so much history.. and really a beautiful city to walk around in. We were lucky to get an absolutely gorgeous day with sunshine. We started […]

Southeast Road Trip – Part Two

After we finished in Savannah, we headed to nearby Charleston, SC. I totally fell head over heels in love with Charleston. It has an absolutely gorgeous historic district and again, it is just chock full of important American history. We went to the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, which is one of the oldest buildings […]

Southeast Roadtrip – Part One

One of my goals this year, was to actually stay on top of my own personal photos. A lot of the time, after I get done working, I don’t feel like editing anymore, so my personal photos get pushed way, way back. I posted our Great American Road Trip from last year, just a few […]

The Last of Our California Adventures!

For the final couple of days in California, we spent them in Los Angeles. There certainly is plenty to see in LA to keep you occupied. We checked out the Hollywood Forever cemetery and found quite a few celebrity markers. Then, we headed up the hills to the Observatory for the sprawling views of L.A. […]

California Adventures, Part Two!

After San Francisco, we went down to Half Moon Bay and ate some lunch directly across from the water. After lunch, we did a little bit of exploring, and MORE beach time. It is California, after all. It was absolutely perfect weather and blue skies at that point. We even found an organic rock sculpture […]

Great American Road Trip – California Edition!

So, nearly a year ago now, the Thompson family headed on the second leg of our Great American Road Trip series! We road tripped it to California, down the coast, and back home again! It was an absolutely beautiful trip and we really enjoyed getting to see so many fun, California sights. Of course, I […]

October’s Moana Inspired Birthday Party

Woo, I am actually NOT months behind posting this one. Well, A month, but not six months, haha. This year, October had a Moana inspired swimming birthday party at the Plano Aquatic Center. He loves any body of water – pools, oceans, bathtubs.. you name it. And, since Moana is his favorite movie right now, […]

Zaida’s 7th Birthday Party

Well, I may be a little bit late, but I am happy to finally post Zaida’s seventh birthday party! We held it at House of Hadley Kate with a cake by Reverie Bakeshop in Richardson. The girls had a blast with the American Girl inspired party, complete with makeover. Here are some of my favorite […]