Category Archives: Family

Happy 3rd Birthday Imogen!

Immy turned 3 last June 21st 2017. Everyone enjoyed the party we had at Run Plus Fun. This time she somewhat understood what birthdays meant and started saying Happy Birthday Immy! She knew there had to be balloons, cakes, and the playgroup. She loved the Peppa Pig theme!  

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A Two Year Old Talks A Lot

These are highlights from the last three months when Immy’s language skills just started to explode. These days she speaks in full sentences and knows when to say them such as when I am taking a long time shopping, she would say “Time to go home now”…lol! These are the things I can remember and […]

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Imogen’s 2nd Birthday Party

Immy turned two in June. We had a small party with family and friends at Francis and Marie’s home in Texas. We would like to thank Francis and Marie for hosting the party, Sweet Luxe Desserts for the fabulous and delicious cake, handmade tiara by Lola Eva, and catering by Whole Foods Market. The photo […]

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Immy is now 20 months old and growing fast. Her language skills have blossomed in the past few months and is now very confident. She loves being around people, especially other kids which she refers to as babies. Here are some of the things I can remember: She saw on the monster video that they were […]

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Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year 2016! This year marks the end of my job at GB as an Engineer and the beginning of something new. I don’t know yet what that looks like but I feel blessed to have this opportunity to spend my days with Immy while working on some projects. In the meantime, I decided to keep […]

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Immy’s First Birthday

We celebrated Immy’s First Birthday today at Kruger’s Farm in Sauvie Island. Everybody had a great time! Check out the entire photo gallery here.

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Happy Easter 2015

The kids like to play together while mommy is cooking. Immy likes to fly! Family day at Orchard Park

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Imogen’s Ninth Month

We have settled into our new home and are getting into a new routine. Marcel is now working less hours so more time for family fun and school. Here are some of the highlights of the month. We went out for dinner at La Bottega in Vancouver, WA. She does well when we go out. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November was another exciting month as we watch Immy grow each day! To add to this excitement, her cousin Kane arrived on the 11th of November. We are excited that Immy has someone to grow up together with! We also got a new-to-us Mazda 5 Mini-Van from my parents. They only needed one car and wanted to […]

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Creative Designer Marie

This post was taken from the Pacific Northern website with permission from Marie who was featured on their blog. Marie is my lovely sister-in-law, wife of my youngest brother Francis. PN Designer Feature: Creative Designer Marie Mangona Creative Designer Marie Mangona knew from an early age that art was her destiny. When it was time […]

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