Sonoran Living Segment – Last Minute Valentines

Holidays · Motherhood · February 15, 2012

Ask and you shall receive…

Several friends, family and readers have asked to see my Segment on Sonoran Living that was this past Monday.

Let me say – it was a TON of fun! I was a bit nervous, but they are so fun and relaxed on set and that definitely helped! I was so excited to be sharing a ton of last-minute DIY Valentines and had no idea we’d be talking about Pinterest at all, but I didn’t mind considering Pinterest has really helped my traffic! It’s a great way to find awesome stuff but also to get your stuff out on the web!

Any who – back to the segment… SO, Lo got the morning off so he could come with me and my mom was kind enough to come watch the kids. We took off pretty early because I wanted to make sure I got there with plenty of time. I was one of the first ones there. I got my table set up and just waited for the time the show went live. I was EXTREMELY excited to find out that Chris Powell from Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition was on the show that day. He came into the Green Room with his wife and baby and I just had to act cool and not freak out like I wanted to inside. The hubby and I watched the whole first season of EMWLE so we love Chris and love how inspirational he is by helping so many people lose weight. We had a nice chat with him and his wife, and it made us like him even more. He also has an adorable son named Cash that I was able to hold and play with for awhile. He is so stinkin’ cute, and he made me miss my Evie even more that morning. It was fun sitting in the Green Room watching everyone come on and was even more fun when they called me over and had me put on my mic. I went onto stage and talked to Stephanie for a bit and before I knew it we were live! And then before I knew it, it was all over! I felt like I didn’t say any of the things I had practiced or wanted to mention. Oh well!! I had a good chat with Stephanie afterwards and was so happy that she allowed me to be on the show. In case you missed any of the Valentines I posted here on the blog, you can find a round-up of them HERE. I know V-Day is over, but you can always bookmark and pin them for next year. πŸ™‚


Without further adieu, here is my first TV appearance.

{And yes, unfortunately, I’m just this nerdy in person!}


And here is some pics from the set, including one with Chris Powell. πŸ™‚

{Dang – I’m white!!!} πŸ™‚


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You did a great job! Love the printable s. I’ll have to think about doing that next year. Have a great rest of your week!

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you, Theresa! You are so sweet. I feel so silly looking back on myself and watching it, but it was fun! πŸ™‚

Libby O'Regan

Great job! 7,000 pins is amazing! That’s fantastic – congrats. New fan & follower – LibbyO

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you, Libby! You are so kind. And thank you so much for following. Have a great day! πŸ™‚

Ashley @ MommyByDayCrafterByNight

Love this! You are a pro girl!! You were so relaxed and awesome!! Great job!!
Love how she kept calling your blog “Little Luna” ha ha so funny!!

    Lil' Luna

    I know. My fam said the same thing – haha. I didn’t even notice at the time – I think I was in shock! Haha! Thanks for checking it out. PS – Sending you an email today. πŸ™‚


You did awesome!!! πŸ™‚ Great job! I would of been soooo nervous!

    Lil' Luna

    Haha – I kinda was!! It was as if I was nervous leading up to that day and then was super calm when I was there, and then got super nervous once I saw the flashing light on the camera meaning we were live. It’s just hard knowing that if you make a mistake there’s nothing you can do about it when you’re taping live. Haha!! Glad it’s done. πŸ™‚

Liz C

It was awesome!! Way to go!

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you so much, Liz! It was definitely a great experience! Have a great week. πŸ™‚

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You did so good!! You are a total natural! Can’t wait for our show in 10 years… πŸ˜‰

    Lil' Luna

    LOL!!! You’re too funny. Yes, can’t wait for our awesome show (and store and bakery!)You Just better make sure you move back here after Deric is done with school πŸ™‚


I didn’t know you were from AZ?! I’m in the Phoenix area too! We should totally have a girls craft night out πŸ™‚ You did a fab job, loved the segment!

    Lil' Luna

    Yes, I’m in Gilbert!! I had no idea you were here too. Are you going to The Glitter Academy on March 1st? So many of us bloggers will be there and it would be a great way to meet and network. You should totally come! We only have a few tix left. πŸ™‚


You did such a great job! What a fun experience. πŸ™‚

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you so much, Janet! I felt so silly up there, but also had so much fun!! Thanks for checking it out, and I hope you have a great week! πŸ™‚


You looked terrific! So calm and natural!

Sarah Richardson

Great job!!! I knew you would be amazing. Plus- everything you had on the show was so super adorable!

Hope we get to see you many, many more times on TV!

    Lil' Luna

    You’re so sweet Sarah! Thank you for the encouragement. PS – Did you see you won one of the PF Chang’s Red letters. I never heard from you but knew you’d want it so had them sent to my home so I could forward it on to you. πŸ™‚

Andrea @QueenBandme

How cute are you!! SO NOT nerdy!! I would probably drop anything I tried to pick up, or end up knocking down my whole display because I’d be so nervous. You were really natural and seemed relaxed. And WOW Chris is a hottie! You lucky gal LOL

    Lil' Luna

    LOL!!! Thanks, girl! That means a lot. I felt kinda silly but loved the experience. And you seem so fun, I’m sure you would be awesome as well!!! And PS – Chris is totally a hottie! πŸ™‚

    Lil' Luna

    Awww – thanks, Kimberly! You’re too sweet! πŸ™‚


That is SO awesome!!! And you totally aren’t nerdy, you’re just super cute and excited!!! πŸ™‚


    Lil' Luna

    Thanks, my dear friend!! You are so kind. I felt so nerdy, especially with the co-host popping in – totally got me off track. Didn’t get to say half of what I wanted to! Haha! PS – Heard you aren’t going to SNAP. πŸ™

Kirsten Giles

You are SO NOT nerdy! You are adorable! Love your ideas…(as usual)!

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you so much, Kirsten!! I really did feel like a nerd, but was so grateful for the experience. πŸ™‚

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