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October 31, 2013

I’ve Got Your Back Giveaway

Tweet   Thanks to the great folks at Kimberly-Clark for sponsoring this post. My comments and opinions are my own.   The Results Are In… Well, now! Remember how a few weeks back I asked you to help me settle a friendly little household dispute? My husband and I just couldn’t agree on whether the […]

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October 30, 2013

Carne Asada with Marsala Wine Recipe with Giveaway

Tweet   Thanks to the folks at Mizkan, the makers of Holland House Cooking Wines and Vinegars, for sponsoring this post. My comments, opinions, and love for carne asada are my own. One Christmas Eve about 20 years ago, I was still relatively chiquita, my aunt, who was always in charge of the meat for […]

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October 21, 2013

Mary Kay Fairy Tales and Fantasy Collection Giveaway

Tweet   For the past few weeks I’ve been offering quite a few wonderful giveaways focusing on essentials for your home and your baby. So I think it’s time to have a little something just for you, don’t you think? To that end, Mary Kay has generously offered a beauty package with their limited edition […]

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October 11, 2013

Papa How Far is It to The Sun?

Tweet So we were driving down a country road the other day, lost in our own thoughts and watching the corn, sunflowers, pumpkins and peppers pass by, when my five year old cracks the silence to ask my husband, “Papa, how far is it to the sun?” I smirked a little, sure he was going […]

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October 8, 2013

Fast and Yummy Recipes Using Canned Black Beans

Tweet Beans are one of my all time favorite foods. I grew up eating  frijoles de la olla  almost every day, and today, they are part of our daily diet as well. But it wasn’t until I moved to the United States more than 12 years ago when I discovered how much I enjoy eating […]

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October 4, 2013

3 Ways to Save Money on Children’s Clothing

Tweet   Thanks to the great folks at Kimberly-Clark for sponsoring this post. As always, my comments and opinions are my own. This summer, my husband and I sent my older boy to my parents’ house for a week, and the day he walked back through the door we couldn’t believe how much he’d grown!! […]

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October 4, 2013

Mythbuster

Tweet   Pic by Dinner Series This post was written while participating in my partnership with the National Dairy Council, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Last night I was watching that great show “Mythbusters” with my kids. Have you seen it? Grown up men and women spend their time smashing things up […]

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October 2, 2013

Day of the Dead Display

Tweet   I’m a Lowe’s Creative Ideas Network member and as such I received materials to complete this project. As always my comments and love for keeping up family traditions are my own. In exactly one month, Mexicans will be celebrating Day of the Dead and I feel content just thinking about it. Last year, […]

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October 2, 2013

Sniffle Season – Giveaway

Tweet   Thanks to the great folks at Kimberly-Clark for sponsoring this post. My comments, opinions, and love for soft facial tissues are my own. A couple of weeks ago my older boy arrived home from school and said those words a mother never wants to hear, “mama, I don’t feel well.” Sure enough, just […]

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September 30, 2013

Sweet Dumpling Squash with Basil-Oregano Rice Vinegar

Tweet   This post was generously underwritten by Mizkan. As always my comments and opinions are my own.   This morning, while driving the kids to school, I saw tons of pumpkins growing on the side of the road. The bright orange and greens covered the fields as a reminder Fall is here, and with […]

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