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Memorial Day Weekend in Madrid And Toledo

It’s become our family tradition to take a fun trip over Memorial Day weekend.  Last year we went to Portugal and this year we headed up north to Madrid and Toledo, Spain.  Good friends of ours, Joey and Rena, just moved to Madrid so we decided to go see their new place and tour around… Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend in Madrid And Toledo

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Three Little Bears Welcome the Warm Season

Warm is here.  The people of Andalucia are feeling the effects of spring with crocuses and irises popping up from the ground, birds chirping and beaches getting slowly crowded.  This past weekend the Little Bear Family decided to take a mini-vacation to usher in the sunlight and warm temperatures.  Papa Bear’s softball tournament was a… Continue reading Three Little Bears Welcome the Warm Season

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2009 Moron Tapas Festival

Some of you may think this blog has become mainly baby-related and with good reason.  How can I not focus most of my posts on this little face?  But for those of you who are getting sick of seeing photos of the cutest baby in the world here is a Spain-centered post.  Shortly after we… Continue reading 2009 Moron Tapas Festival

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3 Little Bears’ Valentine’s Weekend

The little Bear family headed into Sevilla for a beautiful Valentine’s day.  What was to be one night away from home turned into two sweet nights when their car overheated just yards from the underground parking garage.  This little family’s luck with cars was not the greatest but they didn’t let it ruin their magical… Continue reading 3 Little Bears’ Valentine’s Weekend

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2008 – Year In Review

Happy New Year Everyone!  We cannot believe it’s 2009 already.  This year has been amazing and action packed for the Taylor family.  Joe always says that the way you celebrate New Year’s Eve is how your year will play out.  We rang in 2008 with great friends in Korea and we’ve been so blessed when… Continue reading 2008 – Year In Review

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Tripp’s First Christmas

This was Tripp’s first Christmas and we had a lot of fun this year.  On Christmas Eve we headed to midnight mass at the beautiful Seville Cathedral with a group from base.  Although the entire mass was in Latin and Spanish it was a beautiful tradition to witness.  Tripp was great, he slept the entire… Continue reading Tripp’s First Christmas

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Pie Contest

This past Monday was the base-wide Thanksgiving Luncheon and the 2nd Annual Pie Contest.  Stiff Competition I submitted 3 pies and placed fourth with the Candy Apple Pie.  Joe and his buddies decided to enter the contest this year with a bit of a joke – a Totino’s Pizza Roll Pie.  Aptly named, “Lord of… Continue reading Pie Contest

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38 Week Pregnancy Photo Shoot

This past weekend Joe and I took some pregnancy photos in the backyard.  There is a photography shop on the Naval Base in Rota but the quality of the photos leave much to be desired and the Spanish photographers are ridiculously expensive so we decided to take them ourselves.  Joe took most of the shots… Continue reading 38 Week Pregnancy Photo Shoot