Sunday, December 26, 2010

December, 2010 Rebecca's Field Assistants

We were able to accompany Rebecca to one of her "sites" and help her with her field work. If you know anyone who is looking for Field Assistants, we come with experience and could get a letter of recommendation from Rebecca is necessary!

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Friday, December 24, 2010

2010, December, Christmas Eve Nieces

These are Ray & my nieces, L to R, Monica, Mersadie, Becca (our daughter), Leslie (nil), Anna, Sandie and Lea.
I decided that there may not be a chance for all of us to be together again as an entire family and there is a lot of the Hernandez's and extended families, so I made each of the girls an apron. I used to sew for them when they were little for their dolls etc. It was fun picking out fabric and Becca was so helpful in selecting which print fitted which niece. Love you all!

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2010, Christmas Eve with The Hernandez Family

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from The Hernandez's, Tristan's, Castanon's, Miller's, & Ramirez's!

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Monday, December 20, 2010

2010, December - Holiday Baking

Yummy! Cinnamon Rolls from my mom Betty's recipe, Blackberry Cobbler from Pioneer Woman's cookbook, Snowball cookies from Mimi's recipe, Poppyseed Cake is a recipe I have had for years, Chocolate cupcakes with Crushed Peppermint Candy Cane Icing, Magic Cookie Bars from Gramma Betty. What did you bake for the holidays?

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Friday, December 17, 2010

2010, December 17th Carol's Retirement!

Whoo Hoo!! I am finally retired! I worked for several years for SVUSD, at Foothill Ranch Elementary and my final year and a half at El Toro High School. It was a wonderful experience and it afforded us the ability to put both of our girls through college so that I am so thankful for. I will miss all my friends that I have made, but know that I will see them outside of work as well so that will make this transition an easy one!
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Saturday, December 11, 2010

2010 December, Christmas Tea at Lynnie's

My friend Lynn Will has an annual Christmas Tea with her friends at her lovely home in Mission Viejo. She spends many hours preparing the handmade invitations, epicurean delights, beautiful guest gifts, and decor. Thank you for sharing this with me, I look forward to starting the holidays with this celebration.

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Monday, December 06, 2010

2010, December, Christmas Bunco

I decided since this will be the last year I play Bunco with these lovely ladies, that I was going to chronicle it in pictures! I will be able to look back at the photos and remember all those fun years! Merry Christmas to all of you!

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2010, December Celebrating with Friends

Ray and I are so blessed to have these wonderful people in our life to celebrate with! We are so thankful to God for each and every one of you! We love you all!

Back L to R: Mike, Terry, Ramiro, & Ray

Front L to R: Letty, Esther, Teresa, & Carol

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Monday, November 29, 2010

2010, November Saying our Goodbyes

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2010, November - Dinosaurs!!!!

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2010 November Christmas comes Early for Emily

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2010, November, Jack's 2nd Birthday

We weren't able to be there for Jack's 2nd birthday, but Teresa sent me some photos so we could see all the festivities. Happy Birthday to our special little boy!Posted by Picasa

Saturday, November 27, 2010

2010, November - Everyone Helps with the Cooking!

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2010, November - Time for Chores

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2010, November Snow Play!

There are many ways to play in the snow. Sledding, rolling around in it, walking in it, swinging, and yes even when the tractor is clearing the road, it is so fun to play in the snow! Posted by Picasa

2010 November Icicles

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Sunday, November 21, 2010

2010, November 21st - On our way to QRR

This is the Tejon Pass as we cross over it making our way up north to Jer & Teresa's home for Thanksgiving. We aren't quite sure of what lies ahead, but if this is any indication of the beginning of a storm, we are in for a white Thanksgiving!

On our way up, we got a call from Teresa, saying that we could not get up into the property, so we needed to stay in a hotel for the night and then Jer would be getting off work and we would drive up with him to a certain point, transfer everything from our car to his and then drive into the ranch. It's an adventure! Just look at that beautiful snow!

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