Sunday, November 20, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Good Eats

When my husband and I were in SoCal this summer, we discovered Rita's Italian Ice!

Oh my goodness!! The custard!! To.Die.For.!

Little did we know that there was one only 30 minutes from home!! So, yes, we go there now, and it's perfectly located by a legit Mexican restaurant, El Metate Taqueria.

So, on another one of our day dates, we headed over there for lunch and dessert!

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Cutest Cupcakes

I love watching Cupcake Wars! It was so cool to watch this one episode where one of the contestants lived not too far from me! Then, to see her win was amazing! I KNEW I had to visit her store!

I wish I took more pictures, but I was in a hurry!! 

You can see her front window where she proudly displays that she was the winner on Cupcake Wars!
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016


Sometimes it's good to turn off the TV, or put away the cell phones, and have some good ole' quality time with the kids!

Puzzles are so underrated these days. This was so fun (and sometimes frustrating) to do this with the kids, but totally worth it!

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Dim Sum

My husband took me to his favorite restaurant in the city to get Dim Sum. We came at the perfect time (when it first opened) because the place filled up fast!! It was so good!! Now I'm craving for it again!

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Me & My Guy

Even though I'm posting things that happened awhile back, it's my way of catching up with my blog, and journaling moments that are special.

This one is way back, January 2015, when my husband and I had another baycation in San Francisco. We started off with lunch at The Cliff House (which overlooks the beach), enjoyed the weather, and then headed to our hotel. There's nothing that compares to when we have this quality time together!

Beautiful day!
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I don't know why I didn't take a picture of our meal, but I remember having a huge burger, and my husband had cioppino. But, here are the appetizers that we started off with. Shrimp cocktail, and fried calamari.
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Dessert is always a must! Creme Brulee for him, and fruit cobbler for me!
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I always love the views from our room!! I seriously never get tired of it! Majority of the time that we are in the city, we stay at Hotel NIkko.
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We found this cute coffee shop in The Mission called Tierra Mia Coffee, and we always stop here before we head home.
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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Walker Stalker Con

My family and I are total Walking Dead fans!! I never thought I would get into this kind of show, but after watching the first couple of episodes, I was hooked!! 

So, can you imagine the excitement when we found out that we were going to Walker Stalker Con in San Francisco! Just knowing we were going to see some of the actors from that show face to face was unreal!

The kidos (minus one)!
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There were some interesting people in
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The "Governor!!"
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And just a collage of some of the other actors that we talked to!!
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Friday, November 11, 2016

A Traveling They Will Go

When my two older kids graduated from high school last year, their gift from my sis in-law was a trip to New York!

They were so excited to go (who wouldn't be), and I knew they would have so much fun!

Here they go! The drop off at the airport!
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In the air, their first official New York pizza, and face timing me from Times Square!
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They also visited Washington D.C.!

I was jealous when they sent me this picture!
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Go, Yankees!!!
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And they said this was delicious!
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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Just Another Date Night

I guess we frequent this restaurant a lot! But, what can I say...the prime rib is the bomb!!!

I don't want to lose all these memories that we have built over time! This was last year in August for my birthday. 

The next day we ate at 21st Amendment before we headed home!
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Good Eats

My husband and I love to try new places to eat! When a restaurant has good reviews, and the menu is appealing to us, we will totally try it out at least once!

This place did not disappoint. I've read reviews about Bobo's in San Francisco, and I knew we had to go!

It wasn't in the middle of a busy area, so it was easy to get to, and made early reservations! The pictures are a little dark because the restaurant is dimly lit. Makes it romantic!

We started with Lobster Soup which was creamy and delicious!

Crispy Crab Cakes. So good!!
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The best brussel sprouts!
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Filet Mignon
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Melts in your mouth!
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Twice Baked Potato
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Monterosa (strawberry Italian cheesecake)
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Chocolate Bomb
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Weekend With Good Friends

Earlier this year we had a wonderful "baycation" with our best friends.

It started off with dinner at The House Of Prime Rib. They've never been there, so it was fun to see them totally enjoy it!!
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It was our first time staying at The Palace Hotel and it was absolutely gorgeous! They had champagne and chocolates in our room when we arrived, and the room was so comfy and huge.
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I loved the ceiling!
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After breakfast, we headed to the Coit Tower steps. What a great way to work up our appetite again!
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One of my favorite places to have lunch is at The 21st Ammendment. The food there is so fresh and delicious!
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Monday, November 7, 2016

Work & Play

I love going to the city (San Francisco), whether it be for a day, or staying overnight with my husband.

This particular time (awhile back), was just a day trip, and my husband and I walked up these somewhat popular steps that have a killer view, and afterward he took me to one of his projects that was pretty much completed.

See behind us? Those are called the 16th Ave Tiled Steps.

Even though there was overcast, the view was still wonderful!
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This project has been long completed, but here is the outside of the building. It used to be Avalon Music Hall, and now it's ad agency called Argonaut
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I wish I still had the pictures when this place was first gutted. It was amazing to see the difference from before and after! This place is huge. Three big stories!
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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Being Patriotic

For this 4th of July, I decided that I wanted all of us to match! 

I don't think they've worn these shirts since this day. 

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Saturday, November 5, 2016

15 Years Strong

Every year my husband says he's done coaching.

Um, that was 15 years ago?

I don't know if he'll stop even when our youngest daughter stops playing!

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Couins Reunite

I've been posting a lot of old pictures from this year. I realized once again that I have so many pictures, and I don't want to forget certain moments.

One special one was back in March when my sister and her family were here for a little visit from Hawaii. They had plans to go to SoCal, so we only saw them for a couple of days.

The great thing about our relationship (as well as our kids), is that we can just pick up where we left off. What a blessing!

Having dinner with them the night they arrived.
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Back at the house for some cathing up! The older ones!
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And, the younger ones!
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 Having breakfast before they headed out!
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