50 Famous Women Laughing

If laughter is contagious, I hope you catch a good hearty dose of it from these women and then spread… [more]

50 Famous Women Laughing 50 Famous Women Laughing

Backyard Fun (Sundays In My City)

A bit of fun in our backyard. San Francisco, CA I showed you mine, now show me yours. Share your… [more]

Backyard Fun (Sundays In My City) Backyard Fun (Sundays In My City)

Wednesday Wishes

You have no idea how much I need to manifest not only abundance, but positivity in my life right now.… [more]

Wednesday Wishes Wednesday Wishes

SEE: Women Eating Cake

I made this caketastrophe, that still tastes delicious by the way, on the same day that I decided to… [more]

SEE: Women Eating Cake SEE: Women Eating Cake

Our First Time (Sundays In My City)

We went to Chuck E Cheese’s as a family for a first time ever. I have no doubt it will NOT be the last… [more]

Our First Time (Sundays In My City) Our First Time (Sundays In My City)

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

by Claudya Martinez April 16, 2014
L4LL Día Blog Hop Latino literature for kids

I am thrilled to once again be participating in Latinas for Latino Lit’s 2nd annual  Día Blog Hop. Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros is a yearly celebration that occurs on April 30th meant to focus on children, books, and the importance of diversity in literature.  For this year’s blog hop, which takes […]

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

by Claudya Martinez April 15, 2014
Healthy Essentials Logo

April 20th is Earth Day, my fellow Earthlings! What’s there not to love and celebrate about our beautiful planet? It’s the home that we all share and it’s up to all of us to keep it well and tidy. A great way of doing that is by recycling. Recycling has become such a regular part […]

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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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