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Summertime = Beach!

  • Don’t drop me Daddy!
  • Julio’s favorite way to spend the afternoon
  • Luna loves to play in the sand and have Mommy collect shells for her
  • These two love the ocean and playing chase along the shore
  • Making a giant heart
  • Planning her construction
  • it’s just so much fun being at the beach
  • That’s smile says it all
  • Taking a break from digging and building to play with her buggie board
  • I need more water mommy to dig my hole
  • Testing out her balance before hitting the waves....sands up!

Luna’s 1st Dance Recital

  • High bun complete! It's show time!!
  • Hanging out with her friends before the performance. No nerves, just utter excitement.
  • Luna wanted to take front and center when all the dancers came back on stage after the recital.
  • Her teachers are amazing sisters!
  • Luna's Tia Ann is very special to her and she brought Luna a bouquet of yellow roses to match her dress.

Meet Swanky

  • She loves to sunbathe in our back yard
  • Family outing to a California Native Garden.
  • Her favorite place to relax is on her fuzzy red blanket.
  • Michelle has had Swanky since she was 10 weeks old.

This is us!

  • Date night dinner in Kansas while visiting MIchelle’s family.
  • Wedding rehearsal dinner at a seafood restaurant in San Francisco. The fish tacos were amazing!
  • Easter lunch with family in San Diego.
  • Luna attending her 1st women’s march in Downtown LA.
  • Working together means we get to take coffee breaks together too!
  • Concert at the Hollywood Bowl. This was taken before all the dancing!
  • Day trip to Catalina Island for Julio’s birthday. Love driving the golf cars around. No cars allowed on the island.
  • Road trip to Morro Bay to see the sea lions.
  • Celebrating this guys birthday with friends & neighbors at a new Peruvian restaurant.
  • Hanging our in Union Square in San Francisco. Luna’s first time riding a cable car.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge is amazing. Luna wondered why it is red.
  • We always dress up for Halloween. It’s one of our favorite holidays.
  • Hanging by the flamingos at the LA Zoo.
  • Luna always has to ride the unicorn when visiting three zoo carousel!
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  • We have to ride any carousel we see at least three times!
  • Father’s Day lunch in Echo Park.
  • These two are best buddies enjoying a hike together.
  • Michelle did a project talking about Kansas with Luna’s pre-school class. The sunflower pens they all got were a huge hit!
  • Golden Gate Bridge selfie.
  • Day date touring Sony Studios for an alumni event. Got to see the ghostbusters car!
  • Family day trip to see botanical gardens.
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  • Easter Sunday’s best dressed in Santa Monica. Luna picked this dress out at Costco and didn’t want to take it off.
  • Our adoption announcement!
  • A girl and her doggy

Family + Friends

  • A pre Thanksgiving get together with Michelle’s cousin, Terry, and her husband Ed in San Diego.
  • Hiking in Colorado. Julio’s first time to retrace a family trip Michelle would take every summer with her grandparents to Green Mountain Falls.
  • Learning to ride a track just like mommy did!
  • Family time with Julio’s cousins in TX. Luna loves her little cousin Diego!
  • It was very windy & cold, but that Golden Gate Bridge is always amazing!
  • Chase me Daddy
  • Walk on the beach after lunch.
  • julio’s Mom, Gloria. She is the eldest of 11 siblings. We think that why she only had one child!
  • Best buds since college, Brenden & Bill. Loves hanging out with these two and their family’s.
  • Pre-wedding group shot. Giving our family the tour of the city.
  • Michelle’s best friend, Maija, since the 7th grade. She lives in KC.
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  • visiting Uncle Paul & Aunt Barb in KC.
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Vacation Time

  • Windy day by the water in Maine.
  • One of our favorite light houses in Maine.
  • Vacation to Boston and Maine to see all the lighthouses. Had the best lobster rolls!
  • Family hike in Yosemite. These two have a blast together. Jane lives in Oakland with her family and we see them several times a year.
  • Luna learning how to skip rocks in the river at Yosemite.
  • Family vacation to Cambria and seeing the sea lions.
  • Learning all about the sea lions.
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  • Spending time at a family far feeding the goats in Central California. One of the goats really loved Julio!
  • Luna’s first time seeing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. She wondered why it was so red and so big?!
  • Spending a fun day with Auntie Maija in Kansas City and getting a view of downtown.
  • Enjoying the season change in Kansas City and collecting lots of colorful leaves!
  • Legoland is full of fun things to for kids to sit in and let their imaginations go wild! Luna loves white cars for some reason.
  • Our first trip to Legoland was a blast! Luna loves horses and this one was particularly beautiful.
  • Legoland fun with Daddy. Learning to drive on a lego car seems pretty safe!
  • Practicing setting up her sleeping bag for our annual trip to Yosemite.
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  • On top of the world on our way to our campsite in Yosemite. We always stop her to take a photo.
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  • Hiking in Yosemite to see the falls.
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  • Taking their lovelies for a ride in Yosemite.
  • God sisters hiking in Yosemite. Jane is 8 years old and Luna loves her so much!
  • Road trip to San Deigo
  • July 4th fun at Liberty Station in San Diego
  • Zoom zoom pretending outside out hotel
  • Family fun on top of the hill to view the fireworks show over the San Diego harbor
  • Water park fun at the San Diego Harbor
  • Yummy gelato by the fountain in Little Italy

Luna’s Adventures

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Our Home

  • We love our Spanish home with a big front porch.
  • We bought our house and then remodeled it 6 years ago
  • Luna bedroom is a mermaid theme
  • View from our living room to dining room area
  • This will be the baby’s room. It had Luna’s decor when it was set up as a baby room.
  • Time to climb at the park
  • Thinking about how 6o get back down after climbing super high
  • Noting like swinging at our favorite park
  • So many things to play on by our house

Our Wedding - San Francisco 2013

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What our weekends are like

  • Watching the sunset at Venice Beach.
  • Sunset watching and Luna always asks us where does the sun go when it hides behind the ocean.
  • Dinner time and one of our favorite Cuban restaurants at the beach.
  • Playing in the sand with Daddy.
  • Venice Beach rescue..someone got stuck in the restroom;)
  • Yummy dinner!
  • walking in our neighborhood and enjoying all the blooms.
  • Luna loves the movie Coco and wanted to take a photo at this restaurant in Santa Monica.
  • We just wrapped up t-ball season.
  • 5th birthday party at an indoor slide/bounce house space. Luna & Michelle went up and down the slide like 20 times, until Michelle got dizzy!
  • Swinging with our friend Jen chatting about starting elementary school.
  • Moana came to this friends 5th birthday party and everyone learned the stance.
  • Visiting the Children’s Science Center with Tia Ann. Ann is Luna’s Godmother and is a scientist herself.
  • Sunday night face painting by Luna. Two kitty cats!
  • Must ride the carousel at Legoland after hitting the water park
  • Making new friends and building things in Huntington Beach

Halloween Fun

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Christmas Traditions

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Summertime = Beach!

Don’t drop me Daddy!
Julio’s favorite way to spend the afternoon
Luna loves to play in the sand and have Mommy collect shells for her
These two love the ocean and playing chase along the shore
Making a giant heart
Planning her construction
it’s just so much fun being at the beach
That’s smile says it all
Taking a break from digging and building to play with her buggie board
I need more water mommy to dig my hole
Testing out her balance before hitting the waves....sands up!

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Michelle & Julio ~Waiting for a lil’ one to help build sand castles~❤️619-880-7275

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