Damian’s Third Birthday

Last Sunday we celebrated Damian’s third birthday. We had a little party for him at the ranch, where Evita had her second birthday party and I celebrated too many birthdays to count. Damian requested a Ninja Turtles theme, and has been reminding me about it pretty much every day since […]


Dear Damian, Yesterday you turned THREE years old! I still call you my “baby” but you always correct me and say, “I’m not a baby, I’m a BIG BOY!” And that you are. You love to talk and talk and talk. Our morning commute is never quiet. You’re fully potty trained […]

Evita’s 5th Birthday

We spent two days celebrating Eva’s birthday this year. The night before her birthday, Ryan’s band played at Rio Grande Grill in Harlingen, a restaurant owned by a couple with two kids that happen to be Eva and Damo’s exact same age. My friend Amanda made Eva a super yummy […]


Evita Pilar, Today you are FIVE years old! I’m continually in awe of the beautiful little lady you are becoming. You’re sweet and empathetic, wise and overstanding. If I knew any better I’d say you’ve been around this world for 5 thousand years, not just five. In just a few […]