Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Sukiyaki Christmas

Hi everyone. Sorry for the lack of posts...but we're back from the holidays now and ready to put up some updates!

We celebrated Christmas at Obaasan's and Ojiisan's in the O.C. this year.

Yep, like the title says -- we had sukiyaki for Christmas Dinner. Why? Because one turkey a year is enough!

After dinner we played Cousin Juliana's and Cousin Mia's Christmas Present -- Mario Kart -- to help us digest. At least we tried to -- Uncle Paul is a Wii Hog! Remind me not to let him borrow the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Making Friends...or Fiends?

Our friends Pete and Amy came by earlier this week. This is Hannah's first celebrity meeting. As you can tell, she was starstruck!

Hannah is such a Big Bunny fangirl. She's their biggest -- and smallest -- fan!

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Holidays in the Valley

Even though Mommy and I thought we would be taking one of those family photos in front of our Christmas tree, the reality is our apartment is so small that cramming a tree in it seems impractical. But Hannah should know what the Christmas spirit is all about, right? So instead of bringing a tree to Hannah, I decided to bring Hannah to the tree.

We live near the Sherman Oaks Galleria, which has quickly become our favorite walk.

Another holiday tradition? Getting all the specialty coffees at Starbucks! I normally don't drink coffee from this place much at all, but I am a total sucker for those rare Starbucks coffees that they only serve two months of the year, namely the Peppermint Mocha and Gingerbread Latte. I get as excited for these as much as some people do for the McRib sandwich. I have no idea who these people are, but apparently some people like it if they keep bringing it back! Hannah is looking forward to the day she can have one too.

Another cool thing about this walk is we get to see our good friend Kevin. He is currently working at the Galleria and has been playing a big part in Hannah's development. Not only has he offered a ton of hand-me-downs, he also recommended our current pediatrician who we absolutely love! Thanks Kev!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Hannah Gives Her Thoughts On Obama's New Economic Plan

Pretty perceptive if you ask me...

Monday, December 8, 2008

Margot's Pimpin' First Birthday Partay!

Over the weekend we attended Margot's Birthday Bash!

There must have been at least a hundred people there! Who knew Margot could make so many friends in the first year of life?
Luckily there were a ton of kids there. Hannah made a lot of friends that day as wel. This party was off da' hook!

Maybe too off the hook...
Hannah..already breaking the boys' hearts!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Little Miss Sunshine

Watch Hannah express her happiness...11 week old style!

How are Hannah and her sister alike? Watch this next video to find out...

Monday, December 1, 2008

Our Thanksgiving Weekend

We spent Thanksgiving Dinner eating Chicken McNuggets and Cheeseburgers. Yep, you read that right! We have some doctors in the family and they do not usually get Thanksgiving day off, so we wanted to save our appetite for the following day's dinner, and McDonalds is the only place we knew would be open. Plus, we are really lazy.

Our official dinner. Kampai! Can you find all three kids in this picture?

Help! Our family is being overrun by girls!

On Sat, we spent the day with Mom's family. But instead of a Thanksgiving celebration, it was a birthday one. Nate, our cousin's boy, turned 7. It was great to catch up with family...most of whom we haven't seen in a year!

Hannah was asleep for most of this celebration. We should take her to more parties!