A “Bro-tastic” weekend!

Friday afternoon Luke left for Las Vegas to meet up with 12 of his friends for a weekend at the Bellagio.  He’s been looking forward to that trip for some time, and it sounds like they all had a lot of fun!  He arrived back home yesterday afternoon, just a few hours before we met up with one of our close school… Read more →


Staying In Date Night Ideas

Luke and I are pretty boring these days.  I don’t know if we were ever NOT boring (hehehe), but having kids and moving away from family has definitely put us into the “Very Boring” category lately.  There are hundreds of restaurants and things to do in the city, but we prefer staying in most nights for a two main reasons.  The… Read more →


How our kids share a room

Luke and I bought our first home  back in 2006, almost a year after we were married.  We chose it for it’s size (back when we were young and naive and thought it would be the home we would raise our kids in), for the aesthetics somewhat, and for it’s location.  The best part about it was it’s location.  It… Read more →

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Oh, hey. My SISTER is moving to Cali!!!

HEY-OOOOOOO! That’s right.  Stephanie Malilong Lee will be moving to the Bay Area in just a few days, and I’m pretty excited about it all.  Sunny got a job in the city (actually, it’s about a block from Luke’s work!), and so they’re saying good-bye to the Big Apple.  In honor of her arrival, I wanted to share this happy video because:… Read more →


A day at the zoo!

 I work most weekends, but from time to time I am able to arrange my schedule so I get a weekend off here and there.  Two weekends ago we were able to go to the zoo as a family.  We had a great time, and I’m amazed at how much more enjoyable our family outings are now that 1) the… Read more →

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July 4, 2015

 Earlier this month we celebrated our first Fourth of July in San Francisco.  Our “bachelor for the weekend” friend Chad drove up from Monterey and the kids had a blast playing with him and his dog, Winston.First up was a morning trip to the Pier.   These days Claire wants to do everything Jude does.  My big girl in a little girl… Read more →