We all have those smells that take us back to our childhood homes. Sometimes it's something like perfume or something in nature like trees or flowers. A lot of the time I believe it's food. This seasoning smells like home to me. For me, Cuban seasoning should be heavy on two spices: garlic & cumin.… Continue reading Cuban Seasoning Mix
If you've seen my post about toddler cards, you know that this mami doesn't want to put a lot of work into a craft that's supposed to be done by a toddler. So when I saw a cute little fabric pumpkin at Target I thought to myself, "this would be perfect for Cupcake to decorate… Continue reading Fall Pumpkin Toddler Craft
Deciding what recipe to share with you this week for Hispanic Heritage Month inspired me to make something that I have not made in ages: flan. What is flan? Flan is a delicious cooked custard. There really is nothing like it in my opinion. It can be very hard to describe. When done correctly, the… Continue reading Classic Cuban Flan
¡Hola amigos! Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month! Hispanic Heritage Month goes from 9/15 - 10/15. I've always said that Hispanics are so extra that they couldn't just pick a calendar month - hahaha, I mean, jajaja! I actually just recently learned (thanks to a post by Spanish Mama) the reason behind the… Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month
We just recently moved to Atlanta & decided to rent an apartment for a year before trying to buy a house. It is the best decision for us right now, but living in an apartment after several years of home ownership is hard. The water pressure is terrible. There's carpet everywhere (not great for toddlers… Continue reading My Gratitude Journal
When we first moved in to our house, the second bedroom was affectionately called Phase 2. As in the second phase of unpacking/renovating. It remained that way until about my 4th month of pregnancy - 1.5 years later! That's when it officially became Cupcake's nursery. Ever since completing the nursery & bringing Cupcake home from… Continue reading Cupcake’s Nursery
For the last few months I have been working with Secular Pro-Life on a project that officially launched June 15. The timing couldn't be more perfect. God's timing, if you ask me! The project is called #NextNominee. From our press release: "Young adult anti-abortion advocates organized by Secular Pro-Life have launched #NextNominee, a campaign to… Continue reading #NextNominee – Sign The Petition!
Cupcake's birthday is in January, so last year she got to enjoy all of her first holidays in order. This means that I got to do all of the fun handprint/footprint crafts for with her. Footprint Valentines day heart? check. Footprint Father's day craft? check. Handprint turkey for Thanksgiving? check. Handprint AND footprint clay ornaments… Continue reading Toddler Cards For Any Occasion