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Julia
Interests: movies and books and photography oh my!
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Have I mentioned I'm a bit obsessed with subscription boxes? I LOVE them! Okay, I don't have a lot of experience. I subscribe to three currently, two of which are new new new: StichFix - A personal stylist! The box... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Harper's hair has been growing since before she was born without a cut (we could see her curly hair in sonograms!), but finally it was getting a little out of hand. Curl maintenance is challenging enough on grown up hair,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Harper turned 3.5 in early June. I felt it called for a half-birthday gift and it seems like she's ready for some pushbike action. So we popped down to the bike store and she picked out this lovely bike (sans... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Because we have our own lives too. Sort of. Eddie Izzard was in town a few weeks ago and I went with Jacquie. We had nosebleed seats at the Hollywood Bowl. But Eddie is AMAZEBALLS and did a Q&A for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Probably not what you expected from the title. Silly Willoughby. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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We had a lovely chilled out Papa's Day on Sunday. Kurt had to work on Saturday so Harper and I spent Saturday morning at Ikea buying critical things for the home - candles, small wine glasses, a stuffed pig, etc.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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In LA there is a weather pattern called June Gloom for the West LA/Santa Monica side of town. It's cloudy and cool in the mornings then it get sunny toward the afternoon. But I'm referring to my June gloom. Starting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
Updated to add: Harper and I were playing pretend/superheroes and she suddenly shouted "I'm Dark Gator!" The other night Harper had a bath. It was Kurt's turn so I was out in the office catching up on emails or work... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Hi friends - a charity that I support and volunteer for is having a fundrasier in honor of Mother's Day. Get your family portrait done and support a great cause at the same time. If you donate and come to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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It's been a while since I continued the "Getting to Know You" questions from this article. (Previous questions answered here.) Today's questions are: 16. What do you value most in a friendship? Openness. Being able to laugh or cry together... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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And this is a new favorite picture. Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Frozen came out in November of 2013 and girls ate it up. It's a movie about two powerful women, Anna, who is funny and resourceful and brave and Elsa, the queen, who has scary but amazing powers and who sings... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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We are huge Breaking Bad fans. When we heard there would be a spin-off about Saul, we were excited and now that it is on, we love it. I love it. Any time we sit down to watch something, it's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Part 1 here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here. After we met Olaf, the snow was ready to play in. I should say "play" because while it was snow (very icy snow) and this was Disney, you couldn't do much... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. What California Adventure is complete without celebrities? We bumped into our share and Harper seemed to enjoy them, though she preferred to have at least me by her side while posing. As... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Okay, I actually live in the right place for many things. The main thing is the movies. I always wanted to work in the movies, so here I am working the movies. But the weather never suited me. I always... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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(See Part 1 here.) After departing Cars Land, we meandered over to Paradise Pier. (Seen here from borrowed image.) Along the way we stopped at Ariel's Undersea Adventure which is a nice relaxing "sit in the giant clamshell and watch... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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We decided it was time for a trip to Anaheim to visit the Happiest Place on Earth. Well, we actually visited the place next door to the Happiest Place on Earth. ("Happy Adjacent"?) Harper is fully potty trained, still fits... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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After spending a hot morning at the farm, Kurt had a little rest. Willoughby decided to join him. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Last year we discovered Underwood Farms in Moorpark (and their smaller sister farm in Somis). They close from December to March and recently reopened so we drove out and picked some lovely veggies and strawberries. Then Harper had fun in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Harper's preschool celebrated the Indian holiday of Holi yesterday. It is a Hindu spring holiday celebrating love and colors. If you've seen people in India dressed in white throwing colorful powders at each other, that is Holi. I think Harper... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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*I'm glad Mr. Ford is going to make a full recovery... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Having some fun at California adventure! Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Dorothy Frey loved to drive. I'm not sure where her love for driving started, perhaps in her childhood as her dad had one of the first cars in Houston and they often took road trips. She and her sister, Millie,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City
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Back in January I started to answer questions from this article. It was a sort of "getting to know you" blog post series and I enjoyed it very much. (It's always nice when someone asks you questions about you!*) See... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Julia's Mexico City