Monthly Archives: September 2010

Dinosaur Birthday – Part II

Okay, here is the meat (I keep telling you, yes puns are ALWAYS intentional) of the story about how to throw the raddest Dinosaur Birthday Party in existence. (I’m sure there were way cooler ones before dinosaurs were, you know…EXTINCT!) And obviously what I really mean by the ‘raddest Dinosaur Birthday Party in existence’ is [...]

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Dinosaur Birthday – Part I

Friday was Carlitos’ 3rd birthday and the day began with much restraint, as you can see. My friend and I made the cupcakes the night before, but Carlitos was very instrumental in aiding me with the cupcake decoration on his actual birthday.  I would frost them, roll them in ‘volcanic ash’ (crushed Oreos) and then [...]

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‘Manos de Hermanos’

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Valley! Valley! Valley!

Okay, so the thing with peaks is that you need valleys in order to truly appreciate them.  Let’s just say today is helping me appreciate the times when I have had it all together and everything seems to be going great. To begin with, my darling little Xavi is sick.  Super sick.  He has a [...]

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I’m a hustla, baaaby…

A teacher, a social worker and a counselor walk into a bar… They’re all there for the 7:00 pm – 2:00 am shift. Hysterical?  Maybe not.  (I’m used to it.  I’ve been told my jokes are, literally, never funny.) Realistic?  Yes. Okay, so in all honesty, I am actually the only one I know considering [...]

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The writing’s on the fridgehlater

Anyone else?  Heart melting?  Or just his mama?  Yes, my baby boy…or rather, my Big Boy, started preschool this week.  This means he is truly growing up.    And as I asked him to stand in front of the fridge for a picture, he told me, “Write ‘school,’ mommy.  On the fridgehlater.  School! Fridgehlater!” Okay, [...]

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Hermanos… Uh oh, an attempt at Lucha Libre… The end result?  Pure joy for both of them! I am so thankful and happy that these two love each other so much already.

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Can men treat any woman this way or only Ines Sainz?

Or only women who look like Ines Sainz? Only women who dress like her?  Or who wear skirts above the knee?  Who wear blouses with three buttons undone?  How about two?  What about women in flip flops? (What if they walked by a man with a foot fetish?!?!)  Women who wear the color red?  Who [...]

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‘That’ Mom

I totally wish I had some awesome story about another encounter with Those Moms, but alas, I am actually referring to myself this time.   I wasn’t mean to anybody, but I am just not proud of my, uh, let’s say ‘focus’ on my child’s success. So, I mentioned that we had a very important visitor [...]

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Brothers: A Two Part Series Who knew matching Rock n’ Roll Pirates could make your heart melt? Power to the Horcasitas Brothers! (In all seriousness, it blows my mind that they sleep in an identical fashion.  Crazy, right?)

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