April 2012

Mission Possible and $100 Lowe’s Gift Card #Giveaway

by Claudya Martinez April 30, 2012
LCI C&amp

I was so excited to be invited to become a Lowe’s Creative Ideas Network Member because it means that I will be provided with monthly challenges, a gift card from Lowe’s to help facilitate those challenges, and a Lowe’s gift card to give away to one of my readers. The challenge (or Mission Possible as […]

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Sundays In My City

by Claudya Martinez April 28, 2012
SIMC Bath faucet

     

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Fragmented Fridays

by Claudya Martinez April 27, 2012

I am taking the day off because I’m tired. The other day I came home from work and put Luna Pie (my 1-year-old) and myself to bed at 7:00 pm and you know what? It rocked! I woke up the next morning at 5am because I’d already been in bed for 10 hours. I need […]

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Be Counted: Vote! #LATISM

by Claudya Martinez April 26, 2012
Vote

Although I was born in the United States, I did not grow up with the tradition of voting. Voting was a “tradition” that I had to create for myself. Raised by a single mother with a green card meant that since my mother was not a citizen she did not have the right to vote. […]

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Mama, I Have a Secret to Tell You

by Claudya Martinez April 25, 2012
Child Whispering

Warm breath against my ear as you whisper things that only I can hear… Like, Mama, te quiero, I love you. I smile as warm breath against my ear travels to and fills my heart, then say out loud for all to hear, Yo te quiero tambien, I love you too. Every day my life […]

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The Clash in Spanish

by Claudya Martinez April 24, 2012

Growing up one of my favorite albums was Combat Rock by The Clash. Come to think of it, I still love that album. Every song on that album pleases me, but Should I Stay or Should I Go is a definite favorite. That song is just catchy. I don’t know how many times I listened […]

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Mess to Masterpiece

by Claudya Martinez April 23, 2012
forceflex-black-bags

You know what it feels like I do all day long? It feels like all day long I’m picking up trash. I have a 3 year old and a 1 year old, but I’ll be honest and say that it’s the 1 year old that keeps me busy all day. She likes to rip things […]

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Sundays In My City

by Claudya Martinez April 21, 2012
SIMC Columbine

   

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Fragmented Fridays

by Claudya Martinez April 20, 2012
Bay-Bridge

The Bay Bridge, the other bridge in San Francisco, the not Golden Gate Bridge. Do you think the Bay Bridge ever gets jealous of the Golden Gate Bridge? Does it ever wish it was painted a slimming shade of “International Orange” like the much more famous and adored Golden Gate? Or is it content to […]

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Eye Didn’t Know That #TransitionsLens

by Claudya Martinez April 19, 2012

Pop Quiz!!! Can you correctly label the major parts of the eye using the words below?

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