Sunday, June 29, 2008

Week 2- Spontaneous Summer Fun!

Yup, it's time for our weekly recap of summer fun. This week we made some spontaneous plans that sometimes proved to be fun and sometimes were just blah.
Last Sunday we enjoyed family time at home with some board games (on the part of Gian and girls) and some naps (on the part of me). Then we enjoyed some cheesecake with the Browers. It was fun having company come over and enjoying conversation, kids playing and some tasty cheesecake.

Monday was swim lessons and track practice at Whaley Park. Even Tabitha participated in track this week, surprise, surprise.

Tuesday, Tabitha started back to preschool for summer session. Sabrina went to Fremont School to play on the playground. When Gian got home from work we threw all our junk in the back of the car and headed off to the beach. (One of the successful spontaneous things we did.) I decided that we live too dang close to the beach to not be there more often!! The girls love jumping over waves and playing in the sand. I especially loved all the laundry afterwards! hehe.

Wednesday was swim lessons again. Next week we don't have swim lessons because they will be fliming at the the pool(Belmont pool) for the prequel to the DaVinci Code. Tabitha's instructor gets to be the lifeguard on duty and will most likely get to see Tom Hanks and Ron Howard. How cool is that?! After swim lessons I took Sabrina and Tabitha to the library. They each got their first library card and signed up for the summer reading program. Later that night we went to Rainforest Cafe in the South Coast Plaza. One of the less successful spontaneous things we did...but fun nonetheless.

By the way, kids eat for $1.99 on Wednesday nights.
This thing stared at me during our whole meal.

And the highlight, watching the scuba divers clean the fish tank!
After Rainforest Cafe, we made a quick stop at Ikea. I love browsing that store!

Tabitha posed on almost every piece of furniture.

Thursday, Tabi had school and Sabrina went to the Fremont playground with her cousins. That night we went to Sabrina's track banquet for So Cal Running Wild (her competitive team). She got her first trophy for a sport....she was overjoyed with that-so much so that she slept with it!

Arriana and Sabrina..we love our track friends!!

Coach Lance...saying a bunch of nice things about Sabrina.

Lance and Sabrina

The whole team....from left to right: Jalen, Bailey, Q, Hugo, Sammy, Sabrina, Olivia, Arriana, Allison, and Amber. Back left..Coach Louie-Back right...Coach Lance

Our track superstar!

Friday, Sabrina had a little track meet at Wilson High School for the summer playground program.

Saturday we went out to breakfast at Alice's in the Park in Huntington Beach. I forgot the camera and totally wished I had it! There a TON of ducks. The girls loved feeding them! If you haven't been to Alice's, it's a totally cute little place. After breakfast we went swimming at a friend's house.


ashcraft8 said...

Sounds like you guys had a very busy and fun week. Sabrina, How cool to get your first trophy. Hold your trophy in one hand and all your medals in the other and let me know which is heavier. Lets try to plan a day to go swimming this week.

Maosi Fam said...

what a fun week! and i too love Ikea...i could be in that store all day!

ok to answer your question... to get a pic on your front profile thingy...
-go to edit my profile on the dashboard on the right hand side
-then go down to photograph
-then put in the URl of the photo and thats it=]

jt and britty said...

thank you so much for such a sweet comment. i think the whole idea of these little versions of people are just completely hilarious. your family is very busy having fun. i meant to tell you how much i admire you all. your husband is so great, the girls are just so sweet and you, well you are just about the nicest person...and you helped raise tommy.

Hess Fam said...

Ooooo! I love new breakfast/lunch places. That looks right up my alley! Thanks for the tip!

Jackie Rama said...

I love your site. It's always loaded with cool stuff. So there are going to be celebrities at the Belmont pool? I need to get my paparazzo camera out. Wait. I don't have one. I'll have to borrow Melissa's. And it's so cute that Sabrina slept with her trophy! Even at my age, if I placed in anything athletic I would do that same thing. And I need to check out Rainforest Cafe. That place looks cool.

Jeffrey, Meri, and Thomas said... have been BUSY! Yea for SUMMER...we love it! Your girls are the cutest...we need to get together more often!!! Please come over and swim...or let's go to the beach...Thomas loves the WATER (any kind)! Thanks for the fun update...we miss you!!! Happy 4th!

Maosi Fam said...

omg ur comment cracked me up! of course im talking about Gian!!!! lol jk no of course not! thanks for the kind words=]

Deon said...

Ucre got so excited when I told him that Kids eat for 1.99 (we have one about as far away as yours) He has missed it!! I still can't belive all the fun things you guys do!!! What a cool mom and dad your girls have!!!