It’s New!

I am getting over my sadness of the end of Christmas. Santa was very good to all of us this year, my #1 “want” was granted with the gift of a video camera from my Dad and step-mom. We took it out for a spin yesterday at the park, and today I played with my […]

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Christmas?

I simply cannot believe that christmas is over! It completely flew by me and I feel like I missed out on so many things. My New Years resolution is to become a much more organized person so that this does not happen again…we will see. On the other hand, Christmas Day itself was very enjoyable […]

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a day off

why do some days at work drag on but your days off fly by? doiron and i have been driving all over austin/ round rock/ georgetown trying to do some christmas shopping and being entirely unsuccessful. we did find a few things that just couldn’t be passed up at sparkle kids. i am in love […]

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i heart midwives

i got a sweet surprise when i got home from work today. not only did my sister make a delicious dinner, but i got my first gift for supporting the birth story kickstarter campaign! i still haven’t seen the movie but I’m going on January 22, and my second gift for supporting it will be […]

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Hug your babies

today’s news rendered me speechless. i was sitting in my stores offsite christmas booth when my step brother told me there was another shooting. my heart skipped a beat, then i had to smile for the customers. once there was a clearing i hunted for details, kindergartners. my eyes swelled with tears, then more customers […]

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One Year

it happened, my little squishy baby has become a big walking, “talking” climbing boy. These past 12 months have been so amazing, every day brings something new accompanied by the most natural routine. Every morning Doiron wakes me up with a sweet little sigh, he greets me with a smile from his crib and we […]

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Pretty Pictures

I had plans of coming to you with a “Mama’s Day Off” post . . . we had a marvelous time at the Christmas Parade and tree lighting, but I’m too proud of the roll of film I just got back. I had to share it! I have a lot to learn still but thanks […]

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Mama’s Day Off

I knew I wanted to be a mom ever since my big sister had her baby. My girl friends (who are now plastic surgeons and lawyers) used to joke that I was going to school just to be a housewife. I never imagined I would be learning to take over the family business, I have […]

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