December 2011

My Favorite Posts from 2011

by ilene on December 30, 2011 · 6 comments

in blog stuff

I started this blog earlier this year as a fun way to document all the random ideas that go on in this little crazy head of mine.  I had no idea it would bring me so much joy!  I had been wanting to start a blog for awhile and it took a few months and […]


Hola from Puerto Vallarta!

by ilene on December 29, 2011 · 5 comments

in travel

Hola!! My family likes to migrate somewhere warm (last year was Puerto Rico!) during the holidays and this year we headed south of the border to Mexico. We feel so blessed to have this opportunity every year and I’ve learned to cherish the time we get to spend together as a family. We rented a […]


Jeff and I collect Christmas ornaments where ever we travel, its kinda our thing. With all our travels in 2011, we’ve accumulated quite a stash from this past year alone! I think it’ll be fun years down the road when we can decorate a Christmas tree full of ornaments that we’ve gathered from our trips […]


Ever since I was little, I loved writing and sending Christmas cards!!! I was that weird child in high school that was handing out Christmas cards to my friends, even though I rarely got one in return at that age. In college, I looked forward to writing Christmas cards, it meant putting off studying for […]


Hello from Hong Kong!

by ilene on December 18, 2011 · 3 comments

in travel

We are in one of our most favorite cities in the world (second only to San Francisco!)– HONG KONG!! We love Hong Kong! We were here earlier this year back in January and each time we come, we fall deeper and deeper in love with this great city. It’s like one giant playground! A playground […]