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Wordless Wednesday: Coolest pregnancy announcement ever!

About two weeks ago, I won a contest where not only would ten contest winners get the highly anticipated latest release by Locos Por Juana, one of our favorite local bands, but the lead singer would personally deliver the CD … Continue reading

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Hispanicize – Latina Icons Share Their Knowledge

One of the most popular and powerful sessions during Hispanicize was Adelante: Wisdom of Latina Legends, sponsored by Coca Cola. Three Hollywood Icons, Nely Galan, Rita Moreno and Charo, along with local philanthropist Maria Elena Torrano, shared their stories of … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Pop-Up

The boys love the Harry Potter series, and when they saw this book at T.J. Maxx yesterday they flipped! At $6.99 I wasn’t even going to hesitate in buying it, unfortunately it was all bent out of shape and we … Continue reading

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In just a few short hours (about 6 of them to be exact), my first born turns ten. 10. How did that happen? It feels like just yesterday, but also like a lifetime ago. Ten years ago tomorrow, I became … Continue reading

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My name is Amanda, and I’m a bad blogger. It has been 27 days since my last post. (“Hello, Amanda.”) Everyone always asks me how, with two kids and a full time job, I find time for blogging and social … Continue reading

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November 17th, 2012 is World Prematurity Day

Did you know that babies born prior to 37 weeks are more prone to infections from viruses like the common cold, the flu, or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)? While in utero, a baby’s lungs are the last organ to form. … Continue reading

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Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph hits theaters tomorrow!

The four of us went to a sneak peek of Disney Pictures’ newest film Wreck-It Ralph on Tuesday, and we absolutely loved it! Both boys are at the age where they are into video games, so they really liked the … Continue reading

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You mean, posts don’t write themselves??

Yikes!! Has it really been 16 days since I last posted??! I’ve got so much to say that I don’t know where to start. And I’m strapped for time right now, but I’m listing the following key words to remind … Continue reading

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A Quick Spin Around the Blogosphere

It was a busy weekend at Casa Dufau, prepping for Tropical Storm Isaac (I’m praying his wrath in NOLA and the surrounding areas is minimal this evening). But while we were putting up shutters and getting our supplies ready, here’s … Continue reading

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I Blame My Pants

I ran the ALS Recovery 10K this morning, in honor of the memory of my childhood friends’ dad, who died from this terrible degenerative disease almost 16 years ago. This is my second year participating in the event, but last … Continue reading

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