oh, HOME, yes I am ho-oo-ome.


Friday, December 28, 2012

 Last Saturday we bundled the kids up at 4:30 am, lugged our baggage down to the car and boarded a 7am direct flight home to Los Angeles. Oh man, if there were such a thing as a meter to measure butterfly excitement levels, mine would have been off the charts. Butterflies were flying every which way in my stomach as we made our descent into LA, trying not to look too creepily and hastily over the two people blocking my aisle view gaze out the plane's 12" x 15" window. Downtown LA > West Hollywood> Century City > Westwood > Santa Monica - my eyes were following each city as we flew overhead. We landed, quickly picked up our rental car {which is so weird btw that you have to be 25 to rent a car, yet you can buy a freakin house or car by 25???}, picked up lunch at our favorite California Chicken Cafe and settled down by the pier. We had been gone for 18 months, yet it seemed liked we never left.

Muscle Beach was a huge hit with Ev, as well as watching the "choo choo"{rollercoaster} on the pier.  Warner mistook the beach as a place for winter hibernation {I couldn't blame him after the clouds came rolling in}, and slept the whole time in the carrier, which subsequently kept me warm so it worked out.

The kids were complete gems on the flight. COMPLETE, no fallacy there, COMPLETE gems. And so after a long day with an early early start, we packed up our mini-van {loved driving that thing around town ;)} and drove up to grammy and papa's houses in Clovis.

17 comments:

  1. Yaaay fun!! ps. Your skirt is SOOOOO cute! Where is it from??

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    1. Thanks Angela! My skirt is from Old Navy last fall.

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  2. I'm happy to hear that both babies were great on the plane! I always worry about this... and it's comforting to hear the GOOD stories along with the horror ones.

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  3. 'home is wherever I'm with you' ... Will NOT be able to get this out of my head now! Great pics.

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  4. Haha! The bit about Warner had me cracking up! I love the way you phrased that ...

    Just gorgeous photos; they make me miss California! (Though we moved to Colorado from the Northern bit ...) :)

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  5. Your pictures are gorgeous. And love her little red shoes!!

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  6. You have the most precious little family I've ever seen. It sounds like you really enjoy being home! xo, Maria

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  7. Wooo hoooo! California is the best (I'm not biased or anything)! Such great pictures of your gang!

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  9. I love your blog & pics! Cute family! That burrito looks delis! Xo

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  10. those pics are gorgeous...Evelyn makes me smile every time I see her! LOVE!

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  11. Love these photos! I want to go back to California RIGHT now. And I have only been away for two days. Dang Utah snow... Enjoy home!

    Love, The Skinnys

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  13. Your family is ADORABLE! What sweet pictures! I'm so glad you found my blog so I could find yours. Now following! :)

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  14. one of our favorite hang out spots! eli and isaac love playing there. glad to see you had a great visit back home!

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  15. Aww! Adorable photos, especially the ones of father/daughter! Those will be pictures to show at her wedding, for sure :)
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