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Come On In, Good Stress

Life comes in waves.  The good rolls in, then ebbs away.  The bad finds its way to your shores a little more aggressively, but still retreats to leave you in peace.  In fact, they even all often come in threes: the good, the bad and the waves. Side note: I feel like all of my [...]

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Two Years

Xavi, Mommy borrowed your Can Do! spirit and made a Tres Leches cake with whipped cream frosting…to bring to the sunny park.  Your tias and tios stayed up all night and helped me make shark cupcake toppers and frost the cupcakes.  We all love you that much. Last Sunday you turned two.  It was one [...]

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I Am Willing to Take Loaner Ponies, Unicorns, Butterflies or Babies

It has been a fantastic month…in theory. I turned 30. John Xavier turned 1. I got a new and exciting job. My sister-in-law got engaged and I get to be a bridesmaid. My mom had an opening for a botanical art show she is in at the New York Botanical Garden. I officially became a [...]

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Birthdays ’round here

I would love to say that we stick to basic, old-school, birthdays in our household.  In a way, we do.  I mean, I have yet to shell out $1,500 to let Carlitos sleep over at a museum with friends and we certainly have never rented a pony or anything.  But, I also don’t necessarily stick [...]

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