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The Best Mother’s Day Weekend EVER!

Every year on Mother’s Day weekend we go to the Whole Earth Festival at our alma mater, UC Davis. And I realized this year that we have been going for nearly 30 years! (I only remember missing one, when Emily was 9 days old…) We love the food, the people watching, the shopping, the reminiscing… We wandered the booths, had delicious pesto fries and homemade lemonade, bought a few gifts (including matching heart necklaces for Emily and me!), and relaxed and chatted and took each others’ pictures down by the creek. The weather and company were perfect, and I couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful day! (And I guess it’s time to admit officially that Emily is taller than me when we sit. That plus her driving now and us doing college tours is making her “growing up” a little too real for me, but I am trying to set that all aside to mope about on some other day…) (Square images are all iPhone. I decided I look kinda pregnant (and camera-obsessed, but that part is hard to deny…) in the one, but Tom and Em look so cute that I had to post anyhow!)

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After our UCD visit we went to one of our favorite Davis restaurants, Seasons, for dinner. It was delicious as always, and our waiter was as kind as could be!

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In the morning Tom and Emily brought me breakfast in bed—Krispy Kreme!

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Then we headed up to my sister’s to celebrate Mother’s Day and a few birthdays, and it was extra special because my mom was able to come down to celebrate with us this year, too! As always my sister set a gorgeous table and made a delicious meal, and the conversation was so much fun! Time always goes so fast when we’re there… (I didn’t take out my camera except for the cake, so I will have to add her images later!)

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