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Daily Joy Log My name is Amy LaDeroute - welcome to my site. I'm a voice actor, singer, actress and sketch writer. I blog about finding joy in simple things.

01 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Why I’ll Never Do Another April Fools Day Prank!

This morning at breakfast my husband reminded me that it was April Fools Day. How could it have slipped my mind? My favorite day. My first thought was……oh no…..I haven’t planned anything. I can’t let the day go by without pulling a prank on somebody. My mind started going like crazy, thinking of all the […]


23 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Do You Have Bumble Bee Syndrome?

On one hand, you are totally in the moment and living from a spontaneous place experiencing joy, and on the other hand you are buzzing around like a bumble bee not getting the important things done first because you are so scattered.


07 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

The Skuttlebutt At The Oscars!

Just so you know, this blog is all in fun.  I have the utmost respect for anyone who is in the entertainment field. I’m in the entertainment business and I know what it’s like having people stare at you all night. I don’t really like it and I’m sure people have plenty to say about […]


27 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Drag Queen Bingo

I am fortunate to live in a town that not only has the usual things to offer like opera, music, dance, galleries etc., but this unique town of Asheville  offers some things that are a little bit out of the ordinary. The other night I happened to come across an ad for Drag Queen Bingo. […]


20 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Have Your Doves Landed?

I hope everyone had a lovely Valentines Day whether you spent it alone or with someone. I had the most interesting Valentines Day morning. I got up, went downstairs and made my husband and I a lovely  breakfast. We sat down at the table to eat and all of a sudden two doves appeared. They […]


14 February 2012 ~ 2 Comments

A Special Treat Just For You!

I thought this video might add a little JOY to your Valentines Day!  Yes it’s silly, but after I watched it I found myself singing this ridiculous song for days. I hope it makes you smile. Happy Valentines Day!    


10 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Five Fun Valentine Ideas!

If you are stuck in the rut of giving Flowers and Candy to your partner every Valentines Day, here are a few new ideas that may interest you. This first one is a practical idea but a nice thing to do for someone. 1. Take your partners car and have it detailed. This time of […]


02 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Attention Men…. Slow Down!

I remember when I first met my husband and we went out for dinner together. We would eat soooooo slowly it was ridiculous. We would order a bottle of wine, drink it, get silly, sit and laugh. We would take itty bitty bites of our food so delicately because we didn’t want to look like […]


27 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What To Do With Those Little Bits Of Cereal Left In The Box

Don’t you hate having boxes of cereal that are just about empty in your pantry? We usually have five boxes or so sitting there with little morsels in them just begging  to be eaten. “Pick me, Pick me, please…..I’ve been sitting here for months!” Noone seems to want to eat those last bites in the […]


26 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How McDonalds Left Me Speechless

It affected me deeply. Here in McDonalds these two business men were praying over their food. They weren’t concerned with who was watching or if they looked stupid. I got out my notepad and thought to myself…this will be my next dailyjoylog entry.