From the monthly archives:

April 2009

Princess on the Track

by This is Carrie on April 22, 2009

Real track, real starting gun, lots of kids running thanks to a Community Foundation whose motto is “Give Where You Live.” Love it.I told Princess she’d better win first place (I don’t pressure, I tease).She told me if she came in first, I’d have to come in first in my next Triathlon.Touché.

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Grandma Makes Stuff: Sock Bunnies

by This is Carrie on April 22, 2009

Grandma came through with the most adorable mini-sock bunnies for Easter this year. Each one made from one child’s sock (+decorations).

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Happy Earth Day!

by This is Carrie on April 22, 2009

A perfect day to be outside and try out our new “Playground Scavenger Hunt Cards”.

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Startup Princesses RULE!

by This is Carrie on April 21, 2009

I spent this last weekend at the Startup Princess Academy at Disneyland. The amount of information and inspiration I glean from the successful, creative and fun women I meet at Startup Princess business & networking events continues to amaze me (although it shouldn’t by now). September’s Touchpoint Conference is already on my calendar.

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Making Stuff: Amigurumi Elephant

by This is Carrie on April 20, 2009

Made for a little girl who LOVES her “Ellies.”Pattern via Etsy.

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Making Stuff: New Business Card

by This is Carrie on April 17, 2009

Here’s a sneak peak at the front:Yes. that is my self-portrait–a self-portrait I have because my mother helped me keep a journal when I was five. I totally remember that dress I’m wearing. It was denim, Jordache I think, with little southwestern metal “buckles” on the belt. I loved that dress.

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NYC Recap: Final Words

by This is Carrie on April 17, 2009

Princess was an amazing traveling companion and conversationalist. I no longer wish to travel with any child under the age of 6. Watching her soak in all the sites and sounds of the city was a joy.But, when asked what her favorite part of the trip was, she responded “Shopping!…at Claires!” …

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NYC Recap: The Hunt

by This is Carrie on April 17, 2009

We squeezed in one last activity before catching our flight home after a whirlwind few days in NYC–The Annual Astoria Ward Easter Egg Hunt. When it began six or so years ago, there were just a handful of kids and I don’t think any one of them was over 3 years old. And …

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NYC Recap: The Old Neighborhood

by This is Carrie on April 17, 2009

We visited Daddy’s school and the Upper West side making sure to hit an old favorite, Mill Korean, for some Bim Bim Bop in a Hot Stone Pot. Princess discovered a new favorite food: Miso Soup. She downed two full bowls. Who woulda thought?photo via Columbia website

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NYC Recap: The Dogs

by This is Carrie on April 16, 2009

The zoo wasn’t the only place we ran across amazing animals in Central Park. We met a few dozen dogs and their “pack walkers” chillin’ at the park. Bernice, the St Bernard was our favorite.

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