Breaking News . . .

Good afternoon blogging buddies and readers,

If you’ve been on Flickr, Facebook, or Twitter, I’m sure you’ve heard the news that my daughter, Katerina, finally made her debut this week.  So she’s a March baby and a Pisces.

If you want to see some photos, please visit my Flickr page.  Please ignore the horrible photos of me.  I hate my pictures always, but these are particularly unflattering.

For those that just want to see the little one, here she is:

I hope everyone is still enjoying the Indie & Small Press celebration this month because there is more to come.


  1. I’m late, but congratulations! She looks adorable! You must be so proud (and tired :))!

    • No worries about being late! She’s a cutie for sure, but also a handful…and yes, I am tired, but its a good tired. Thanks for stopping by!

  2. She is beautiful! I hope you are both getting some rest. Congratulations!

  3. shes BEAUTIFUL!!!! congratulations to you and your family! I hope everything went well with your labor and you are recovering nicely.

  4. Congratulations! She is gorgeous!

  5. I know I already stopped by on Facebook and said congratulations, but I just had to stop by here and see what you had posted about the new little one. So – Congratulations (again)! She really is a beautiful girl!

  6. Congrats! I hope your enjoying your new little girl….

  7. My goodness, she is LOVELY! Congratulations, mama!

  8. Congratulations! She’s perfect. Hope everything went well with the labor and delivery. The hubby and proud grandparents are cute too. 🙂

  9. Congratulations!!! Katerina is as lovely as her name. Thanks for sharing this special moment with us. And, my youngest is a Pisces, too (his 1oth birthday is this Wednesday) :-).

  10. Such a beautiful girl! congratulations Serena! I hope you guys are all doing well!

  11. Congratulations Serena! She’s is so beautiful and I’m so happy for you!

  12. Congrats! You are both gorgeous! But I enjoy cuddling with her more. LOL 🙂

  13. Congratulations! She’s beautiful! Now I’m off to visit your flickr page so I can see more pictures. I hope you and baby are both doing excellent.

  14. She’s gorgeous!! Congrats to you all!

  15. Jess (The Cozy Reader) says

    Congrats! She’s adorable.

    I’m 33 weeks today and can’t wait to meet my little man! I’m hoping to start self inducing in 3 weeks. I can’t wait to deliver. My ribs are so sore the past few days.

    Keep us updated. I love seeing how much babies change as they get a few weeks older. 🙂

  16. Congratulations – she is adorable!

  17. Congratulations…your baby girl is beautiful 🙂

  18. Thanks everyone for commenting…and checking out the photos.

  19. What a beautiful little girl, congratulations!

  20. You both look absolutely beautiful! Congratulations!!!

  21. Congrats Serena! Wonderful news!

  22. It is a pleasure to look at her again! She is SO sweet! And so are YOU!

    I too am a March baby, (if you can all me that!). (was born on 22nd March!)

    LOve you both!

  23. Congratulations!! I love the name you guys chose!!

    • It was actually the first name we came up with, decided against it and did research on other names and other stuff, and then ended up with the first name we had.

      Guess she was meant to be Katerina.

  24. Congrats cuz!!!! Now we each have a March girl!!! A great month it is!!!!

  25. Serena and your dear husband, Congratulations on the arrival of your little bundle of joy! Much happiness. Mary Simonsen

  26. Beautiful baby!

  27. I loved all the pictures, and would echo the sentiments of previous commenters…you look wonderful! We are always hardest on ourselves I know. Katerina and mom are beautiful.

  28. Congrats! She’s beautiful …just like her mom.

  29. Serena….congrats to you all. the pictures are great and your new arrival is precious.

  30. Congratulations, Serena! Both you and Katerina look beautiful to me!

  31. Congratulations! I”m a Pisces too! She’s adorable!

  32. She is beautiful! Congrats! (and I don’t think your photo is so awful! You look so peaceful sleeping!)

  33. Congratulations, Serena! Katerina is beautiful!!

  34. Congratulations! Way to go for both of you! 🙂

  35. Congratulations, Serena, she’s absolutely gorgeous!

  36. Congratulations!!! Katrina is beautiful and so are you! I have a March baby too (he’ll be 18 on the 24th) and it’s a great time of year. Spring is just around the corner and it’s a nice time to talk walks.

    I look forward to more photos as your little girl grows. Best wishes and many blessings! 🙂

    • I can’t wait to get outside with the stroller and walk her places. It will be great fun in the springtime weather. I hope you’re son is doing well.

  37. Oh, she’s adorable! Congrats, Serena! 🙂

  38. She’s beautiful…congratulations!!! 😀

  39. Congratulations, Serena! She is gorgeous. 🙂

  40. Congratulations 😀 She is a sweetie

  41. Congratulations, Serena! She is beautiful. 🙂

  42. Congratulations, Serena! She is beautiful. 🙂

  43. Susan Helene Gottfried says

    mazel Tov, my friend. I hope she eats well, sleeps a lot, and is a blessing.

    • She’s been sleeping…but during the day, not for my lack of trying to keep her engaged during the day so we can get some sleep at night. 🙂

  44. Congratulations — she’s perfect! 😉

  45. She’s adorable Serena! Congratulations. 🙂

  46. She’s beautiful! Congratulations (and pssst – I don’t think the photos of you are horrible!!!)

    • Thanks for being so kind about my photos…but Katerina is the real beauty here. 🙂 I hope all is well with everyone in your family and that my absence hasn’t been too disappointing to everyone.


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