Teaching the girls what it means to be Mexican

  Honestly, I have no clue where to begin. Even for myself, I ask what that means. I don't think the conversation was ever had in my childhood home, and I don't remember my grandparents bringing it up. Up until recently, it was a battle to get Olivia to listen to me speak in Spanish. … Continue reading Teaching the girls what it means to be Mexican

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Giveaway: VIP Tickets to Santikos Casa Blanca

What you see here is Aquila of Haute in Texas humoring my silliness while I lounge in one of the fancy recliners at Santiko's newest theater, Casa Blanca. Located in Alamo Ranch, the Casa Blanca is the FIRST 100% laser projection multiplex movie theater. In. The. WORLD! That's a movie-watcher game changer. Better picture larity, … Continue reading Giveaway: VIP Tickets to Santikos Casa Blanca

40 Weeks Movie and Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Ointment Giveaway

I remember the anxiety when I first found out I was pregnant with my first daughter. Who could answer my questions? How much would pertain to me? Am I really going to be that huge? And what the hell is a glucose test? I had a small handful of friends who'd had children at that … Continue reading 40 Weeks Movie and Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Ointment Giveaway

Why you should consider birth photography.

You're probably thinking: Pictures? In the labor room. No thanks. What about all the blood and stuff? Why would I want pictures of sweaty, messy me? I get it. Those were the first thoughts I had when I was preparing for the birth of my first child. I didn't want to see all the stuff … Continue reading Why you should consider birth photography.

Sunday morning rituals

In our house, Sundays are usually pancake or waffle days, made by Paul. But I was really wanting an excuse to eat more of these chips with salsa, so I added peppers and eggs. Voila! And my friend Leisha got me turned on to herbal coffee. Have you tried this? GET. SOME. It was all … Continue reading Sunday morning rituals

#veranohersheys giveaway – Quiero mas!

The fabulous people at Hershey's hooked us up with what you see up there. Oh, and you, too, have a chance to win: Pair of Tongs Apron S’mores Grill Basket Marshmallows Graham Crackers Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Check out veranohersheys.com to see if you're an instant winner. Espera! Hay mas! (See?! You know Spanish!) Keep reading... … Continue reading #veranohersheys giveaway – Quiero mas!