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White Winter in Utah

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Living in San Diego, we are so spoiled with great weather all year long. This year we wanted to experience a white winter. We just got back from a few days spent in Utah, in and around Salt Lake City. We had a great time experiencing some great winter weather!



Day One:
We stated our day off with a planned hike to Ensign Peak. The view from Ensign Peak is one of the best for a panoramic Once we got to the trail, it was completely iced. The steep trail was impossible to do with our two little boys so we had some fun at Ensign Park instead! The views from the park were just as awesome!






Not too far from Ensign Park was the Utah State Capitol Building. The beautiful building sits above downtown Salt Lake City.




We then met with our good friends the Gottfredsons for lunch at City Creek Center. The mall is huge! I had to use all my will-power to not stop and shop!


A short walk took us to Temple Square of the Church of Later Day Saints. We walked around the grounds a bit. Highlights fo…

Throwback Thursday: Christmas 2012

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Christmas time is always so much fun! I have to admit it's one of my favorite holidays! For this Throwback Thursday I'm re-posting a blog post from my previous blog hosted on Google Sites: Holiday Season with the Garcia's from 2012. Enjoy!

This is the most wonderful time of the year! This time of the year is always filled with family, friends, and fun!


Here is the boys' annual picture with Santa! Jelo sat on Santa's lap and shared he wanted a cash register for Christmas while DJ stayed in my arms off to the side watching the entire interaction. When it was time to take the picture, we quickly put DJ on Santa's lap, yelled cheese and took the picture. Jelo smiled, DJ screamed! This picture is classic! The boys' shirts say "I'm on the nice list". Hmmm...nice most of the time, not all the time!

One of the first activities of the season was a trip to the December Nights at Balboa Park the first weekend in December. Good friends Mikey and Joyce deci…