Five for Friday – Favorite Links

I am starting a new weekly series called Five for Friday. It’s a collection of fun things that have caught my attention throughout the week that I think are share worthy. Enjoy and if you have anything that you think is share worthy, shoot me an email! 1- Food I love making burgers and I actually can’t believe that I have never made a cheese stuffed burger before. We tried this  Cheese Stuffed Pesto Burger recipe on Monday night and it was really delicious, even with[Read more]

Unremarkably Remarkable – Leo’s Birth Story

Leo, I hope you enjoy the story of the day you were born. From the outside looking in, it may seem unremarkable, but to us, you made October 24, 2014 so very remarkable! It was around 3:00 a.m in the middle of a Friday morning when I first felt a true contraction. I was working from home that week and my firm had just delivered one of our biggest proposal efforts during my last week working. My girlfriends and I were all planning[Read more]

Da Na Na Na na na Na Na … Batman!

Time keeps moving and we’re keeping up as best as we can. No, we cannot believe that our little baby boy just turned 4 years old on May 16th! Yes, that’s right, 4! Like the past three years, this age is more fun than we ever knew. His birthday fell on a Saturday this year and we have a house now with more than one bathroom, so naturally, we had a party! I think this party was so special for[Read more]

Finding My Focus

Lately, I have been simultaneously energized and paralyzed. True, this is an oxymoron, but strangely it is how I have felt for the past few weeks. In the realm of creativity outside of my 9-5, I have been struck with spurts of excitement about certain ideas, which if I am being honest with myself, are in a million different crazy directions. At the exact same time, I feel completely paralyzed about where to turn and direct my focus. Of course my[Read more]

Remembering Pia

Some know by now that the Sciandri family experienced a tragic and unexpected loss this week, still feeling like it hasn’t really all sunk in yet. Pia Sciandri was Gino’s Godmother and Gino grew up with their family (Dave, Pia, Dino, Julie, and Tony) across the street from their South San Francisco home. PIa was fun-loving, energetic, always warm and smiling and brought an infectious laugh with her wherever she went. Words really aren’t enough at this time. She will[Read more]