San Diego CAC Waterfront Park

San Diego CAC Waterfront Park

Hi all! Our Summer Vacation continues on!  This week, after hearing so much hoopla about the new CAC (County Administration Center, for those who just NEED to know ;-) ) Water Front Park in front of the SD County Building downtown, the Jolly Blogger family finally decided to check it out.  What’s good about the Hubs work schedule … Continue reading

San Diego County Fair 2014

San Diego County Fair 2014

Hi all! Hope you are enjoying your Summers!  Surprisingly enough, I can actually say that Summer (so far, anyway) has been quite enjoyable!  Since the boys got out of school, I’ve been trying to space out enough outings and activities (ok, and just a little bit of education squeezed in there too..) into their Summer Break … Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

God bless all the wonderful father’s and husbands out there! Enjoy this special day of fun and relaxation! Tomorrow: Back on Daddy Duty! ;-) Exclusive interviews with Eli and Zekie about Dad:    My favorite Men:    Like Father, like Son:    Best Dad Ever!    Hope you all had a blast celebrating the special … Continue reading

Summer: Polyvore Stye

Summer: Polyvore Stye

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I think I’m in some kind of Summer-State-of-Mind.  Well…fashion-wise anyway.  When the Summer temps hit–Blecch! I’ll be in full rebellion mode once more. Anyway, Summer is calling and I got Polyvore inspired.   Hello Summer! by haraz59 featuring block heel sandals   “Sea glass” dress. Beautiful. by haraz59 … Continue reading

Dads & Donuts Day

Dads & Donuts Day

Good Morning! Today was a special day for Zekie in school:  “Dads & Donuts Day.”  Since Father’s Day is coming up this month, the preschoolers got to spend the day bonding with their daddies!  Normally, for the Jolly Bloggers, the responsibility falls on Mommy to see the kids off safely to school.  So Zekie was … Continue reading

May Round-Up

May Round-Up

Ahhhh! Sigh of relief!  The end of May is near!  :-) I have to say–every year for the past…maybe 5 or 6 years, I have dreaded the Month of May.  It’s not to say that good things don’t happen for me during this month.  There are tons of fun events to celebrate in May.  Which brings … Continue reading

Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day to all you fabulous mothers out there! I feel so blessed to be able to share this day with you and some of the most awesome mothers I’ve ever known! Most especially, I’m grateful for my two little bugs who have given me the opportunity to experience Motherhood firsthand! :-) I also honor on this day my … Continue reading

Spring Break 2014

Spring Break 2014

Ahhh…Another Spring Break come and gone.  We had a great two-weeks off!  Here’s a little round-up of all the fun!  We were blessed to be able to renew our Annual Passes for Disneyland after a long time of waiting (and saving up $$!)  We took my sister and my niece with us and naturally, we had … Continue reading

Teaching Our Kids About Easter

Teaching Our Kids About Easter

Hi everyone! Since Easter Sunday is tomorrow, I’ve been thinking up different ways to present the true meaning of why we celebrate this holiday to my boys.  Of course the boys gobble up the idea of celebrating Easter with chocolate bunnies, Easter eggs, and Easter Egg hunts with the special (money filled) “Golden Eggs”.   It’s all … Continue reading

The Living Locket: A Post About Origami Owl ♥

The Living Locket: A Post About Origami Owl ♥

Oh Happy Day! Guess what? I finally made it on board the Origami Owl Train!  Hoot Hoot! :-) If you don’t know what Origami Owl is, or have never heard the story of how this company got started, get yourself on the website and get acquainted with Bella and her inspiration behind her wonderful creation! Knowing my penchant for … Continue reading

Wait–What Happened to All the Rain?!

Wait–What Happened to All the Rain?!

A couple weeks ago, I was so happy to learn we were expecting a “major rainstorm” in our area (Just those two words are a joke in itself where we live…Wait, is it rainstorm or rain storm?  Whatever, I’m laughing as I type)  We have been needing this rain for a while, considering the official … Continue reading

February Happenings

February Happenings

Hello Lovelies! I have quick post to round-up just a few of the February Happenings in Jolly Blogger World thus far: 1) Eli’s 100th Day of School Near the beginning of the month, my son’s school celebrated their “100th Day of School”.   The K’s were given the task of creating a poster to commemorate the event.  Since Eli’s class were learning … Continue reading

DIY Tutorial: Valentine Heart Soap

DIY Tutorial: Valentine Heart Soap

Happy February everyone!   I haven’t done a DIY post for a while, so I thought I would get into the Valentine’s Day Sprit this year (I usually don’t) and make some cute Valentine’s Day giveaways.  In this post I’m going to make Valentine Heart soaps!  My target recipients for this project are going to be … Continue reading

Picnic @ La Jolla Cove

Picnic @ La Jolla Cove

Hello everyone! Just a quick post on the beautiful three day weekend I spent with the Hubs, the boys, and my niece.   Since the weather where we live has been absolutely gorgeous lately, we decided to take the kids for a picnic at La Jolla Cove.   We all had a swell time and I was … Continue reading

December Happenings…STILL!

December Happenings…STILL!

Greetings to you! I hope you all had a great Christmas!  It’s so nice to be able to relax today!  We (well, me and the kids, anyway.  Hubby is back to work) have been chill all day long in our pj’s watching movies, and the boys have been discovering all the new Christmas bounty that they … Continue reading

December Happenings

December Happenings

Inhale.  Exhale. Smile. Repeat. This is my slogan for December.  As I continue to plow my way through the month, I feel like I only have a millisecond to break before I’m onto the next agenda on my To-Do-List Scroll.  When I mentioned “December Happenings” in the title of this post, I mean that December is … Continue reading

I’m still on November Time…

I’m still on November Time…

Hi all!  I’ve seriously been lagging on new posts due to a very hectic schedule, so I’m sort of consolidating all my November and beginning of December highlights in one post for now.  And I’ll let the pictures do the talking.  Forgive the less-than-stellar photo quality of my pictures thus far.  Ever since my trusty camera broke … Continue reading