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]

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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)

DIY Magnetic Board out of Canvas Art

Last month I showed you how I made lace spray paint art on canvas using a super easy technique. I was… [more]

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Morning Dew (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez July 21, 2012
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        Morning dew in 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 of […]

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Just for U Launches App

by Claudya Martinez July 21, 2012
Safeway Just 4 You

This week I attended a blogger event hosted by Safeway in honor of the re-launch of their just for U program. I had a great time mingling with Safeway reps and fellow bloggers. (Pictured: the gorgeous bloggers of Northern California. I’m in the back row. You can see the top of my head and glasses.) […]

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How to Know When Enough is Enough (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez July 20, 2012
Enough is enough

Recently, I wrote a post on Saying No and yet I’ve been finding myself saying yes far too often lately. Yes is a good thing if it brings good into your life, but how do you know when enough is enough? How do you know when some of your yeses need to turn into nos? […]

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Why is Education Important? #WaveForChange

by Claudya Martinez July 19, 2012
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We’re always being told of the importance of a good education, we are encouraged to get one, we encourage our children to get one, but why? Why is education important? Does an education really make your life better? Here’s my perspective. I am the daughter of an immigrant Mexican mother. My mother was born and […]

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Cute Kitten Pictures and a Riddle

by Claudya Martinez July 18, 2012
Cute-Kitten

What’s cuter than cute kittens? My kids petting cute kittens!  

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On Trend? #DoveBeauty #spon

by Claudya Martinez July 17, 2012
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Last week, I shared the following beauty advice: the best way to avoid beauty disasters is to stop them before they even happen. Today I share another bit of wisdom that will help you avoid beauty disasters : BEWARE OF TRENDS! Just because something is in style or popular does not mean that it will […]

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Caring for our Elders: Latino Caregivers #CaregiverComfort

by Claudya Martinez July 16, 2012
Caring for elders at home

I am going to discuss something that makes me extremely uncomfortable: caring for our elders. Perhaps I’ll sound heartless, unkind, or extremely selfish, but this is my truth: as long as I can remember I have been terrified by the thought of having to care for my mother when she gets old. Growing up as […]

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At the Legion of Honor (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez July 14, 2012
View of Golden Gate Bridge

                These pictures were taken on a Sunday in early May at the Legion of Honor and have been waiting patiently to show themselves. 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 […]

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Am I Funny? (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez July 13, 2012
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Would you like to butter me up, put me in a good mood, make me your BFF? It’s pretty easy to do. All you have to do is tell me that you think I’m funny and mean it. Don’t say it sarcastically, like Unknown Papi does sometimes. If you tell me I make you laugh, […]

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Beauty Advice: Stop Disasters Before They Start #DoveBeauty #Spon

by Claudya Martinez July 12, 2012
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I think the best way to solve beauty disasters is to stop them before they even happen. Keep things simple, the less you do, the less you have to worry about. That’s my beauty advice and I’m sticking to it. Don’t want your pantyhose to run, don’t wear any! Bare legs or tights are acceptable. […]

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