3 Great Quotes from #BlogHer14

I made my way to San Jose last week for the BlogHer ‘14 Conference and although I’m not a conference… [more]

3 Great Quotes from #BlogHer14 3 Great Quotes from #BlogHer14

Wednesday Wishes

Can I be blunt? It’s time you stop playing the role of martyr and throw some generosity your own way.… [more]

Wednesday Wishes Wednesday Wishes

10 Signs You’ve Turned into Your Latina Mom

1. You shudder whenever you see someone out with wet hair. Don’t they know they are going to catch… [more]

10 Signs You’ve Turned into Your Latina Mom 10 Signs You've Turned into Your Latina Mom

Wait, Did I Just Tell My Hubby I’m Checking Out Other Guys?!

Guess who spent two nights away from her family? Me!!! I went to the BlogHer ‘14 Conference and had… [more]

Wait, Did I Just Tell My Hubby I’m Checking Out Other Guys?! Wait, Did I Just Tell My Hubby I’m Checking Out Other Guys?!

Wednesday Wishes

It’s the middle the week. Time for Wednesday Wishes, where I manifest abundance by unabashedly asking… [more]

Wednesday Wishes Wednesday Wishes

Best Cesar Chavez Quote EVER!

by Claudya Martinez July 15, 2014
Best Cesar Chavez quote EVER!

I finally got around to watching the Cesar Chavez movie. It came out in theaters on March 28 of this year and as much as I wanted to see it at the movie theater, it just didn’t happen. Then a few days ago, I noticed that the movie was available on digital, so I bought […]

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DIY: How to Make Tin Can Lanterns

by Claudya Martinez July 14, 2014
How to make tin can lanterns

I have a lovely little backyard that I never take for granted because when you live in a city like San Francisco where the homes butt up right against each other and your front door opens pretty much directly onto the sidewalk, having a little patch of earth in the back of your home that […]

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Locuras on the Sidewalks of San Francisco (Sundays in My City)

by Claudya Martinez July 12, 2014
 Diamond on the sidewalk in San Francisco

I love my city, you can look up, down, all around and always find something interesting. 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 […]

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Wednesday Wishes

by Claudya Martinez July 9, 2014
Wednesday Wishes

It is Wednesday and I like to use this midweek day to remind myself that the Universe is abundant, so I’ve made a practice of making Wednesday wishes. It’s pretty amazing to not only make wishes, but to actually commit them to writing because what happens is that when you go back and re-read your […]

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10 Free Handwritten Fonts

by Claudya Martinez July 8, 2014
Free handwritten fonts

I’ve told you before that I am a sucker for free fonts. Fonts do it for me and the fonts that come preinstalled on my computer are not enough, so I go searching for more. I visit dafont.com pretty regularly and find it easy to search for and download free fonts from them, but when […]

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My First Time Going All the Way with Ford #FordLocal

by Claudya Martinez July 8, 2014
Ford steering wheel in C-Max

I did it! I finally did it. It was my first time and I’m not gonna lie, I liked it. I liked it a lot. I finally got behind the wheel of a Ford and drove one for myself. I told you before, that although I’ve been in a Ford as a passenger, up until […]

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If you Want to be a Writer…

by Claudya Martinez July 7, 2014
write on

If you want to be a writer…WRITE! Write even when you don’t feel like it. Write even when what you’re writing isn’t good. Write for the sheer pleasure of writing. Write because writing feels so much better than not writing. Write because it is the act of writing that makes you a writer. Write because […]

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Black Bear Diner (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez July 5, 2014
Black Bear wooden carving

These are just a few of the bears outside of the Black Bear Diner in Emeryville, CA. I have to say that I don’t agree with their claim that the have the “beary best food,” but I do dig their bears. I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your city/town/suburb/you name it! Think […]

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Dad Sexted while Son Baked to Death in Hot Car

by Claudya Martinez July 3, 2014
Justin Ross Harris

My “day job” is as a staff writer at MamásLatinas. There I cover all kinds of stories and one of the stories I’ve been writing about and following involves Justin Ross Harris of Georgia, a 33-year-old father who left his 22-month old son Cooper in a hot car for over 7 hours on Wednesday, June […]

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Wednesday Wishes

by Claudya Martinez July 2, 2014
Wish-unknownmami

Wow, you know I’m busy if I can hardly stop being busy to make some wishes. That’s almost what happened today, but that’s utter nonsense, it’s Wednesday and I am committed to my weekly practice of Wednesday wishes because I know the Universe is abundant, but how can it give me what I want if […]

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