Wednesday Wishes

Got the midweek blues? Perfect time to make some Wednesday Wishes. The idea is that the Universe is abundant,… [more]

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Strawberry Banana Batido con Leche…Like Mami Used to Make (Recipe)

My mother taught me that batidos made with milk in the morning are a healthy, quick and delicious breakfast… [more]

Strawberry Banana Batido con Leche…Like Mami Used to Make (Recipe) Strawberry Banana Batido con Leche...Like Mami Used to Make (Recipe)

Once Upon a 6th Birthday (Sundays In My City)

Put Pie, my eldest, turned 6 last week and we celebrated with a very famous mouse. San Bruno, CA. I… [more]

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Wednesday Wishes

Well, hello mi gente! This week finds me feeling really good. Like I’ve gotten into some kind of positivity… [more]

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Street-Find Redo: Paint without Sanding

My cuñado found this side table that looked like it had made a run from decades past. It was on the… [more]

Street-Find Redo: Paint without Sanding Street-Find Redo: Paint without Sanding

DIY Easter Egg Dye with Food Coloring and Vinegar

by Claudya Martinez April 14, 2014
DIY Easter egg dye recipe

I have been a mother for over five years now and somehow this is the first year that I actually get around to dying Easter eggs with my kids. I have no idea what took me so long, especially since it is so dang easy to make your own Easter egg dye using nothing more […]

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That F on Fulton Street (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez April 12, 2014
F painted on garage door in San Francisco

This F stays on a garage on Fulton Street. What’s up with that? 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 […]

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DIY Magnetic Board out of Canvas Art

by Claudya Martinez April 6, 2014
DIY Canvas Art Magnetic Board

Last month I showed you how I made lace spray paint art on canvas using a super easy technique. I was really happy with the results, so much so that I wanted to do a little more with the project. I recently moved my home office space into what used to be my daughters’ bedroom, […]

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Green Chile Kitchen (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez April 5, 2014
Art at Green Chile Kitchen in San Francisco

We’ve been enjoying some meals at Green Chile Kitchen. I plan on eating my way through the entire menu. You’ve got to have goals in life. 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 […]

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I’m so Japi my Daughter is Happy in Spanish!

by Claudya Martinez April 2, 2014
Japi = Happy

My eldest daughter is 5 years old and goes to a school with a Spanish immersion program. She is most definitely English dominant. I tried to teach her Spanish on my own, but I’m the only one who speaks it at home and it became clear to me that I needed help. I was determined […]

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3 Quotes by Cesar Chavez & His Legacy in Less than 3 Minutes

by Claudya Martinez March 31, 2014
Cesar Chavez quote about the struggle

Cesar Chavez Day is not a federal holiday yet, but I am lucky enough to live in the state of California where along with the states of Colorado and Texas it is a state holiday. Cesar Chavez Day is observed on March 31, the day that this great man was born. Maybe you know all […]

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Rain on Camera (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez March 29, 2014
Plant in the rain

It’s so hard to capture rain on  camera. 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 you visit other parts […]

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I’m the Mother of Two Girls and I Love Lena Dunham

by Claudya Martinez March 27, 2014
I love Lena Lunham

I’ve been thinking about Lena Dunham a lot the last few days. Not because I’m obsessed in a creepy sort of way or anything, although I am a HUGE admirer. I’ve been thinking of Dunham because she is on the April cover of Glamour. I eagerly jumped into the accompanying interview because I cannot get […]

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The Sun is out @SFJapantown (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez March 22, 2014
Cherry Blossoms

Japantown San Francisco, CA. Someone really wanted a cool pencil case. What better place to look for one than at Japantown? 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 […]

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Mood for Thought (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez March 20, 2014
TOMSs Black Suede Platform Wedges

I’m in a mood. Not a good one. Maybe not a bad one either, just an I’m friggin’ tired can I get some quiet up in here?! kinda mood. The answer is no, there is no quiet to be had with a 3-year-old and 5-year-old, so deal with it and love it because the mood […]

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