Baby Girl’s Fat Tuesday Birthday in the Crescent City!

Argus parade in Metarie

  5:00 a.m., Fat Tuesday, 2007:¬†Water broke. 3:30 a.m., Ash Wednesday, 2007: Our baby girl was born. It was a no-brainer that we’d celebrate her first birthday to fall on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans. What kid wouldn’t love a parade on their birthday? Luckily for those who live in the Big Easy, there […]

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A Valentine’s Day Advent Calendar

Valentine's Day Advent Calendar

  Remember when you were little and had no concept of time? Christmas and birthdays felt like they were never going to arrive. That’s what makes Advent calendars so great. You can “see” exactly how many days until the much anticipated Christmas morning. I think they were invented more for parents than for kids so […]

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The Year Santa Almost Missed Our House

Reagan

  Because of technology, we can now not only track Santa Claus as he circles the Earth, we can get personalized video messages from him and even iPhone updates to know whether we’ve moved from his naughty list to his nice list. Seems like a good idea, doesn’t it? Ever since Reagan has been old […]

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Our First Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

  If I could have just one wish for my daughter, it would be that she could live a life of no regrets. I’m not exactly sure at what age I first experienced regret, but I do remember how old I was when I set myself up for it. I was five and I had […]

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So Long Summer. I Miss You Already.

training wheels

  You arrived so late, do you have to go so soon? If you could stay just one more month, I would be over the moon! Our time together was short, and there’s so much more to be done. I really enjoy Fall, but can’t you stick around for just a little more fun? Our […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Chum Bucket

Crawfish Boil

Making friends at Jim and Juliana’s 3rd Annual Crawfish Boil. And yes, she does know what happens to him next. Linking up Wordless Wednesday with 5 Minutes for Mom. Go check out some other fun photos!    

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The Pictureless Post

Part of Perfect Moment Mondays… When I started this blog two years ago, I put pressure on myself to always have something insightful and witty to say on a regular basis. Or to at least fake it. It became work rather than an escape to write. So, now I write only when I have something […]

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