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Erika Petrelli \\ Mar 19, 2013 2:27:31 PM


I don’t know how people keep a nice house, ever.

Erika Petrelli \\ Mar 12, 2013 12:11:30 PM

The Most Magical Place on Earth

As you may have inferred from my not-quite-a-blog post last week, I was spending the week in Disney World—the first time for me since I was a young girl, , and the very first for my children, aged...

Erika Petrelli \\ Mar 7, 2013 1:23:23 PM

Wings and Whimsy Button!

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find...

Erika Petrelli \\ Feb 26, 2013 10:15:44 AM


I’ve never liked waking up. In fact, I clearly remember that as a young girl my mom would coax me out of bed and into the kitchen where she would have a blanket waiting for me on my chair. I would...

Erika Petrelli \\ Feb 19, 2013 11:29:51 AM

Yay Me!

My son, who will be two years old in May, has become quite self-congratulatory. The other morning he woke up singing the “ABC” song, and it went something like this:  “Ah-B-C-C-B-D-A-Eh-Eh-Eh……   ...

Erika Petrelli \\ Feb 12, 2013 11:04:51 AM

Don't Hate Valentines Day: Somebody to Love

This Thursday is Valentine’s Day—a day loved, loathed, and mocked by many.

Erika Petrelli \\ Feb 5, 2013 1:36:24 PM

Roses and Thorns

My daughter (not quite five) and I got into a ridiculous fight last night over the “rules” of Roses and Thorns.

Erika Petrelli \\ Jan 29, 2013 11:31:01 AM


My 20-month old son has formally entered the phase commonly known as the “terrible twos.” He has discovered a desire for independence and is starting to find the vocabulary to vocalize it. Some of...

Erika Petrelli \\ Jan 22, 2013 9:37:16 PM

Stop Signs

With a double major in theatre and telecommunications, I graduated college without any sort of plan or inkling as to what to do next. I collected my diploma and promptly moved back home with my...

Erika Petrelli \\ Jan 15, 2013 3:49:50 PM

Yellow Jacket

Despite the fact that it is the very frigid middle of winter, for some reason lately I’ve been thinking about the fall. Which has made me think about fall festivals. Which has made me think about...