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Did you jump into 2021 wide eyed, bushy tailed, and excited to tackle the new year with a whole set of resolut... read more
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Sometimes it is hard to "let it go!" This year we’ve all had to learn to let go of things -- it hasn’t always ... read more
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Parenthood is a never ending series of firsts — the first time you snuggle your newborn, your baby’s first ste... read more
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Our Dyslexic Journey
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Being home 24/7 during this pandemic has led to a lot of changes in our current lifestyle. Even with all the changes and uncertainties, I still want to try to maintain a sense of normalcy for my kids.  Easter is right around the corner and there are certain traditions that…
Michelle Tucker
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Staying Sane While Social Distancing

Life in quarantine has been an adjustment to say the least.  Over the last two weeks I have found myself running the gamut of emotions, and cycling through all these emotions at record speeds can sometimes leave me feeling overwhelmed and anxious.  The first couple weeks have been hard, but…
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Musee Mecanique

If you are in San Francisco and are looking for something fun and inexpensive to do with the kids, I have got the place for you.  Right at the end of Taylor street at Pier 45 on Fishermans’ Wharf  is a unique little family owned museum which is as fun…
Michelle Tucker
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These Are the Droids You are Looking For

We usually don’t splurge on souvenirs when we go to Disney. We don’t need all that extra stuff, and those little knick knacks start to add up. The most we usually get is maybe a couple of Disney pins or a Disney sweatshirt because, inevitably, one of us will forget…
Michelle Tucker
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Easy Chocolate Fondue

I am not a fan of getting big gifts for Valentines day. I am all about keeping it simple. That said, I do like to do something special. This year I decided to surprise my husband and kids with a chocolate fondue and spread. We love going out to fondue,…
Michelle Tucker
February 9, 2020
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Puppy Love: EmBARKing on a Puppy Journey

This past Christmas, Santa surprised our family with a golden retriever puppy. There she was, sweet as can be, all wrapped with a bow under the tree on Christmas morning. Could anything be more magical? Honestly, no, it was one of the best and sweetest surprises ever. It was completely…
Michelle Tucker
February 4, 2020
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Costa Rica: Our Family Friendly Adventure

Our family was in need of an adventure.  Spring Break was rapidly approaching and we wanted to try someplace new.  Our kids were 7 and 10 and we were more than ready to travel outside our comfort zone.  We wanted a place that would give us a good amount of…
Michelle Tucker
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Rain, Rain, Go Away

Do you get a case of the blues when the weather turns crummy?  I have been known to get a little moody when I go more than a couple days without the sun. Here in the bay area we are officially in the rainy season, and we have been seeing…
Michelle Tucker
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