Having a Ball (Sundays In My City)

My girls having a ball in Golden Gate Park. San Francisco, CA. I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share… [more]

Having a Ball (Sundays In My City) Having a Ball (Sundays In My City)

Let’s Celebrate Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros with Graciela Tiscareño-Sato!

I am thrilled to once again be participating in Latinas for Latino Lit’s 2nd annual  Día Blog Hop.… [more]

Let’s Celebrate Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros with Graciela Tiscareño-Sato! Let’s Celebrate Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros with Graciela Tiscareño-Sato!

Recycle in the Bathroom, Save Big with #HealthyEssentials, & Party on Twitter with #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad

April 20th is Earth Day, my fellow Earthlings! What’s there not to love and celebrate about our beautiful… [more]

Recycle in the Bathroom, Save Big with #HealthyEssentials, & Party on Twitter with #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad Recycle in the Bathroom, Save Big with #HealthyEssentials, & Party on Twitter with #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad

DIY Easter Egg Dye with Food Coloring and Vinegar

I have been a mother for over five years now and somehow this is the first year that I actually get around… [more]

DIY Easter Egg Dye with Food Coloring and Vinegar DIY Easter Egg Dye with Food Coloring and Vinegar

That F on Fulton Street (Sundays In My City)

This F stays on a garage on Fulton Street. What’s up with that? San Francisco, CA. I showed you mine,… [more]

That F on Fulton Street (Sundays In My City) That F on Fulton Street (Sundays In My City)

I Saw My Mother Get Beaten, Help Me Stop Domestic Violence #PurplePurse

by Claudya Martinez October 3, 2013
#PurplePurse

In collaboration with The Allstate Foundation and Latina Bloggers Connect. This is the post that in over four years of blogging my heart out, I’ve never wanted to write. I’ve avoided this post quite successfully, then when the opportunity came up to partner with the Allstate Foundation and Latina Bloggers Connect to work on a […]

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Day of the Dead (DIY Chalkboard Vases)

by Claudya Martinez October 2, 2013
Vases for Day of the Dead

I’m getting ready for some visitors in early November. November 1st and 2nd to be exact. These aren’t your normal run of the day visitors, these are my dearly departed. I’m getting ready for visitors from the other side in honor of Day of the Dead/ Día de los Muertos. I’ll be setting up an […]

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Sexy Salsa-Dancing Abuela Will Blow Your Mind

by Claudya Martinez September 30, 2013
Sexy salsa dancing abuela

I love dancing and I love watching other people dance. Especially when the dancer is gloriously absorbed and unselfconscious. You don’t even have to be a good dancer for me to love watching you dance, but if you are that’s a bonus. Right now I am in awe of this fantastic salsa-dancing abuela. This woman […]

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How Could I Not Love New York? (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez September 28, 2013
Fountain in Rockefeller Center

It’s true, I love New York. I am back in San Francisco, which I also love, but I just had to share these pictures of New York with you.   I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think of this as a photography carnival or photography meme (with or […]

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For the Love of Laughter (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez September 27, 2013
Grown up bib

I spent last week in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria. I felt like such a fancy lady and from the picture above you can OBVIOUSLY tell that I have impeccable table manners. I just love a good prank. Oh, I know they are sort of evil and all, but I love them. I […]

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Things I Find in My Boobs

by Claudya Martinez September 24, 2013
Things_I_find_in_my_Boobs-unknownmami

I’m thinking of starting a new series called, “Things I Find in My Boobs.” Nothing pornographic just random stuff inspired by the fact that I do indeed find random things in my boobs like popcorn or a dead ant. Anyway, here’s the first episode. Watch if you dare. Have you ever found something random in […]

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Keeping My Kids Safe While I’m Gone #SafeConBritaxFamilies

by Claudya Martinez September 23, 2013
#SafeConBritaxFamilies

I could stay home and never go out because so many things terrify me. I could keep my daughters constantly at my side. I could say no to opportunities for travel and growth because I am too afraid to leave my daughters for what seems like an eternity. I could let fear get the best of […]

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Against the Lawn (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez September 21, 2013
Shoe_in_Central_Park-unknownmami

This might look like a picture of my shoes on grass and yes that is in fact what the picture shows you, but what makes this picture special in my life is that the grass my shoes are laying on is grass found in the Great Lawn in New York’s Central Park. Put that in […]

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My Immigration Story: I Didn’t Cross the Border, I Was Born Here

by Claudya Martinez September 17, 2013
American Flag drawing

“American citizen” is what I always said as a child  whenever we crossed the border, back in the day when you could cross the border between the U.S.A. and Mexico with just your word and not a passport. I was proud to be an American citizen, to live in a country where the running water […]

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AcroSports (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez September 14, 2013
Birthday party at AcroSports San Francisco

A young friend of ours had a fantastic birthday party at AcroSports. San Francisco, CA I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think of this as a photography carnival or photography meme (with or without words) that not only lets you share your part of the world, but lets […]

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