New England

We traveled to New England with my Mom, two of my brother’s and their families. The thirteen of us shared a house together in Newtown just a few miles outside of Boston. It was a wonderful holiday, filled with road trip up to Maine, science museums and history, traveling back in time to the 1600’s in Plymouth, and the 1800’s in Sturbridge. Plus Danelle and I caught a game at Fenway Park.

Anniversary Trip: Vancouver

To celebrate our 8-year anniversary, Danelle and I traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia. It is a beautiful city, reminded us a lot of San Francisco, with smaller hills. It is very walkable, we never needed a car. We had some great food, yummy donuts, and all around a good time.

Summer 2017

Wow, what a fun filled summer, a wonderful time with family and friends! Angelica finished Kindergarten, finishing her first year of school with perfect attendance! We celebrated the Fourth of July, birthdays, a mud run, oysters in Pt. Reyes, theater camp, exploring the marine life in the Bay, and that doesn’t event count the major trips to Boston and Oregon, more photos to come.

Barcelona 2016

We had a wonderful visit in Barcelona! I was there for a work meetup and Danelle was able to join me and we extended it to a vacation. We really enjoyed the time together, the wonderful city, sites, food, and just wonderful atmosphere.

Toni and Beau scooting around town
Old Men playing Bocce
Dragon House
Boldu donut and coffee
La Perera apartments by Gaudi
Beau and Danelle walking the ramblas
Homemade Tortillas
Homemade Cookies
Bad Toro
Danelle at Picasso Museum
Barcelona Cathedral
On top of the Cathedral
On top of the Cathedral
Park Guell
Parrots in the Palm
Park Guell
Mosaic

More Boldu
Foc i Oli Burger, so good!
At Sagrada Familia
Sagrada Familia

Stain Glass
Doors at Sagrada
View from Hotel
Tacos
W at the Beach
Mediterranean beach
Paella!
Arab Baths
Segway Tour
Pyrennes in Background
Old Wall
Cathedral in Giron
Castle at the Park
More donuts!

Holidays 2016

We had a wonderful and full Holidays in 2016. Angelica starred in her first live performance with her school’s ensemble performing ahead of the Willy Wonka play, it was a smashing success! We also had family hikes, Thanksgiving, ice skating, cookies with the Cantos, a few different family Christmases, and a wonderful visit to SF to see the decorations.

Summer 2016

We started off summer with a great vacation down to Southern California to celebrate Tia Petra’s 95th birthday. It was also the first time all 5 of the Contreras cousins were together and the girls were very excited for that.

We stayed at a nice beach cottage in Redondo Beach, just a block off the pier and beach. The girls loved spending time at the beach, playing in the water and sand. It was a great start to the summer.

For 4th of July we stayed local and went to the Redwood City parade and celebrated with the Cantos family.

And then ended summer with a new addition to the family, a labradoodle puppy Penny!

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