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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Uneven Terrain (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez December 7, 2013
At Duboce Park playground

At Duboce Park Playground. 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 the world virtually. […]

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Ramblings in the Cold (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez December 6, 2013
Ice_on_the_playground-unknownmami

When I heard the news that Mandela died, I cried in the car as I drove my daughter home from school. At home, via text, a friend reminded me that MANDELA LIVED and how great is that? The next morning there was ice on the playground of my daughter’s school. That’s unusual for San Francisco. […]

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Newborn to Toddler Apptivity iPad Bouncy Seat Should be Called a Capptivity Seat!

by Claudya Martinez December 3, 2013
Bouncy iPad Seat

  Listen, I get it! Parents of newborns and toddlers NEED some not-holding-baby-time to do things as basic as bathing or eating. That’s why I say hallelujah to products like swings or bouncy seats that will give you a blessed 5-20 minutes of time to use your arms for yourself. I recommend these types of […]

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DIY: Snowflakes Out of Toilet Paper Rolls

by Claudya Martinez December 2, 2013
DIY toilet paper roll snowflakes

My eldest, who is five, wants to see snow up close and personal. We live in San Francisco, where the chances of getting snow in the winter are pretty darn slim. I’m hoping this is the year that we introduce her to the real deal, but in the meantime, I thought we could make some […]

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A Walk Around the Block (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez November 30, 2013
Booze on the street

A few things that we saw on our walk around the block’’. 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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I’m Thankful For My First World Problems & You Should Be TOO!

by Claudya Martinez November 28, 2013
First World Problems #ThanksgivingConBritax

It’s that time of the year when we take time to be thankful for all that we have. I know that, but what I’m going to do is complain instead. Sure it might not seem becoming to list my problems this time of year, but it’s actually the perfect time to do so because my […]

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10 Kids’ Gifts for under $10

by Claudya Martinez November 25, 2013
10 Gifts Under $10

10 Great Kids’ Gifts for Under $10 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 11 These gifts are wonderful and affordable, which just goes to show that you don’t have to spend a bundle to put a smile on a kids face.

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Sprinkle Overload (Sundays In My City)

by Claudya Martinez November 23, 2013
Decorating cookies

House specialty: sugar cookies with sugar frosting and way too many sprinkles. Help yourself. 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, […]

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Let’s Talk About Love (Fragmented Fridays)

by Claudya Martinez November 22, 2013
Marilyn Monroe quote about deserving her at her best

Do you think romantic love is a choice? I don’t mean at the very beginning when it takes ahold of you even when you are trying to fight it. I mean later, when your pulse stops involuntarily racing at the sight of the person who used to make your pulse involuntarily race. Then does it […]

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DIY: Toilet Paper Roll Turkeys

by Claudya Martinez November 20, 2013
Toilet paper roll turkeys

Empty toilet paper rolls used to just be empty toilet paper rolls to me, but now they are a world of crafting possibilities. I’ve made beautiful toilet paper roll wreaths out of them, I use them to create all sorts of craft projects with my kids like these adorable toilet paper roll turkeys. My kids […]

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