Author Archives: Tricia

About Tricia

Hi! I'm Tricia and I'm the Owner/Writer Of Critters And Crayons, LLC and I am also the Mompreneur and Founder of Knotty Origami, a hand-crafted jewelry and decor business. As the owner and writer of the Critters And Crayons Website, I write about parenthood and how we Craft, Learn, and Play our way through it at In addition to providing family resources about Laredo, Critters And Crayons also offers sponsored opportunities, advertising and small business/ non-profit collaboration and social media consultation services. If you are interested in these topics, you can contact me via e-mail at tricia(at) I also lead and manage Knotty Origami, a handmade jewelry and decor line that embodies Living Boldly Through The Knots And Folds. The Etsy Shop will be up soon but you can get updates on the official opening and when you can place orders via the website at or via Google Plus, Pinterest, Facebook or Twitter! You can also contact me at KnottyOrigami(at) Knotty Origami is an Artisan-Vendor the first Saturday of each month at the Laredo North Side Market! Please drop by to visit!

A Big Ticket Give Away to See LTGI’s Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella!

Critters And Crayons is giving away 24 tickets to Laredo Theater Guild International’s (LTGI) Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella! There are 6 weekday shows and each winner will receive 4 tickets! Drawings for winners are at noon on July 10th and … Continue reading

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For Katie: The Angel With A Warrior Spirit

This is a story about a local family who has prepared to do the unimaginable.  They have steeled themselves over these last months to bury their precious newborn who is afflicted with Anencephaly.  It’s a neural tube disorder, resulting in … Continue reading

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