Tuesday, June 29, 2010

mama's birthday 2010

well, keeping up with the birhtdays it was time to celebrate karen's. in her true low-key self, she didn't want anything fancy or big celebration so she just opted for a nice little family at tgi friday's.

free balloon for olivia.

typical tgi fridays funky decor.

what's dinner without marilyn staring at you?

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

grandma's birthday 2010

in the same week that we celebrated great-grandma's birthday (my mom's mom), we also celebrated grandma's (my mom) birthday.....

the cake.

blowing out the candle with olivia and ethan.

getting kisses from the grandkids.

olivia enjoying the cake.

ethan, the rock star.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

mother's day dinner 2010

a few photos from last month's mother dinner at kikukawa japanese restaurant in downtown taipei.....

not really japanese but cool decor nonetheless.

from left to right: my mom, my sister cindy and her mom-in-law.

my nephew ethan.

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Monday, June 21, 2010

great-grandma's 85th birthday

celebrating great-grandma's (my mom's mom) 85th birthday.....

cake #1

cake #2

the star of the day. still got a great sense of humour and real joy to be around. she's actually pretty tipsy in these pictures as she was drinking it up (against everyone's wishes of course but since it was her birthday, we let her run free with the bottle).

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Friday, June 18, 2010

photo booth at miffy & justin's wedding

when my bro-in-law had their wedding reception party, they rented two photo booth for all the guest to take photos. well, here are a couple of photos that we took.....

family portrait.

olivia with cousin ethan.

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Monday, June 14, 2010

family day at olivia's kindergarten

olivia's kindergarten recently organized a "family day" festival as a way for parents to interact with the school, its teachers and get to know the other students and their parents. but really, i think the main purpose of the whole event was a way to recruit new students since the semester was coming to an end soon. anyway, there's nothing with that. they need to do what they need to do to stay in business. the kids had fun and enjoyed themselves with all the games and food so it's all good.....

olivia showing off her new watch which we bought at the flea market the school had setup at one of the classrooms.

even tho' my nephew ethan doesn't go to this school, we brought him along. he enjoyed all the games the school had setup.

waiting his turn again to play the game.

olivia's turn.

ethan wanted to play a couple more times but olivia got bored with that game, so she just stood there watching and waiting for ethan to be done.

ethan all done came to grab olivia's hand and ready to go play the next game.

throwing hoops into the balloon sword which karen is holding. olivia is kinda cheating here as she's supposed to be behind the white lines. hey, give her a break. she's only 2 years old! her hoop throwing skills are not quite there yet.

sleepy face olivia since it was approaching her afternoon nap time, so with that it was time to go home.

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Monday, June 07, 2010

miffy & justin - engagement reception party

photos from my bro-in-law justin and his wife's engagement reception party.....

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Friday, June 04, 2010

olivia's new haircut

olivia's new slanted bangs haircut.....

at the hair salon.

olivia's new haircut

olivia's new haircut

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