September 2011

Daily Deals I Could Really Use

by Claudya Martinez September 30, 2011

Half off rent until you get on your feet. Buy one get one free utilities. Bring in all your old clothes and get new ones in exchange. Buy all you can eat for what you can afford at the grocery store. Pay as much as you can on your credit card and call it even. […]

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Fragmented Fridays

by Claudya Martinez September 29, 2011
Gray Salt

Today I want to tell you about a few edible items that I can’t get enough of lately. First there is grey salt. Unknown Papi brought grey salt into our kitchen a couple of years ago and now we have a hard time living without it. We make special trips to Half Moon Bay, CA […]

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Obituary or Ride to Nowhere

by Claudya Martinez September 28, 2011

It is with a heavy heart that I tell you of the passing of…uh…oh…I can’t believe it, she didn’t even have a name…I never gave her a name. My stationary bike died a noisy screechy death at approximately 11:45 am on 9/28/2011. She is survived by only me, as I was the only one that […]

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Pledge to Read and Llama Llama Red Pajama Giveaway

by Claudya Martinez September 27, 2011

I had a very difficult time learing to read. I did not grow up surrounded by books or being read to, it makes a difference. Not being a pre-reader made it difficult to become a reader. One day a teacher whose name I don’t even remember took the time to help me. He told me […]

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My Good Friend

by Claudya Martinez September 27, 2011
Photo of Chihuahua and Jack Russell Terrier mix

Today is my good friend’s birthday. I don’t write about her much, but that doesn’t mean I don’t love her. She is pretty much a constant in my life. I met her through my BIL. She moved here with him from Chicago. Basically, she shares a room with my BIL. She doesn’t pay for rent […]

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Positive News to Share! #Positivismo

by Claudya Martinez September 26, 2011

It is all about perspective my friends. I have always known this. We all know this on some level. There are countless sayings meant to inspire a positive outlook, sayings about silver linings and glasses being half full. Life is far more rewarding if you embrace the positive. Sometimes we just need to be reminded. […]

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Fun #Deal in #Burlingame

by Claudya Martinez September 26, 2011

This is going to sound terrible, but I am always looking for activities to do with Put Pie that will not bore me to death. She’s not boring, but I am quite a bit older than her and don’t necessarily enjoy crayons as much as she does. I’m thinking this deal in Burlingame, CA might […]

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Sundays In My City

by Claudya Martinez September 24, 2011

This week’s SIMC is going to be a little different. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, I’m going to ask you to join me at tiki tiki where I kick off Latinland USA with a tour of some of my favorite places in San Francisco’s Mission District. Click on the image and join me […]

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Heads Up!

by Claudya Martinez September 24, 2011
Top of little girl

  Just giving you a heads up that Sundays in my City will be posting a tad later than usual. In case you are the kind of person that notices that sort of thing.

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Fragmented Fridays

by Claudya Martinez September 23, 2011

There is so much to learn online, it’s crazy! Right now I’m learning about StumbleUpon. Whole new world. Anyway if you are on StumbleUpon my username is UnknownMami feel free to follow me and I will follow you back. The Unkown’s have their first imaginary friend courtesy of Put Pie. Her name is Isa. We’re […]

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