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Sep 15, 2016

Mexican Independence Celebration/ Celebracion de la Independencia de Mexico

I was born and raise in Mexico and every year in school there was a celebration for the Independence. One thing I remember is how colorful and happy it is. School cover their hallways with colorful paper and decorations resembling the flag.

Naci y me crie en Mexico, cada año habia una celebracion en la escuela por el dia de la independencia. Una de las cosas que mas recuerdo de las fechas es lo colorido que es y feliz. Las escuelas se llenan de coloridas decoraciones que asemejan a la bandera de Mexico.

Papel Picado Tutorial, 2 Ways / Tutorial de Papel Picado de 2 Maneras

Growing up I was always involved in some sort of craft class or activity, it was a way to express myself and just be creative. I remember one of the things that we always around September and November was papel picado.

Creciendo siempre estuve involucrada en algun tipo de clase o actividad de manualidades, era una manera de expresarme y ser creative. Recuerdo una de las cosas que siempre haciamos cerca de Septiembre y Noviembre was papel picado.

Easy Paper Pinwheel Tutorial / Facil Rehilete de Papel

 Pinwheels are so cool, they amaze kids when the wind starts blowing and they make a great addition to a party or even in your garden.

Los rehiletes son padrisimos, impresionan a los niños/ niñas cuando el viento empieza a volar y resaltan muy bien en una fiesta  incluso en tu jardin. 

Sep 14, 2016

Tutorial: Tissue Paper Garland / Guirnalda de Papel de China

Planning a party can be stressful and a little expensive, but there are always ways to cut down the amount of money just spend. This garland can be a great solution to create eye popping decorations.

Planear una fiesta puede ser un poquito estresante y caro, pero siempre hay maneras de cortar la cantidad de dinero que se gasta. Esta guirnalda puede ser una gran solucion para crear decoraciones que llamen la atencion.

Sep 12, 2016

Hair Bow Tutorial, Mexican Celebration / Como hacer un moño para las Fiestas Patrias Mexicanas

Mexican independence celebration it's around the block and as a tradition many school close to the border celebrate allowing the kids to dress up in traditional Mexican outfits, and what better way to complement your daughters outfit that with a cute set of hair bows.

La celebracion de la independencia de Mexico se acerca y es tradicion que los niños se vistan con trajes tradicionales Mexicanos, y que mejor manera complementar los trajes de tus niñas que con unos hermosos moños.

Sep 8, 2016

Shrimp Cocktail Recipe, easy meal for the family

 Summer is pretty much gone but I still have the cravings for cold foods and beverages since where I live tends to get pretty hot even on winter.

While I went grocery shopping I found myself right by the frozen aisle and saw the shrimp and I couldn't resist to get some and make myself shrimp cocktail. 

Sep 2, 2016

Baby blanket tutorial

I've been so busy sewing through my whole pregnancy because I would like to be ready when the baby arrives and since I stopped working early on, sewing for me it is a good way to be save some money and make something cute for my little one.

Aug 27, 2016

Sweet and Sour Sauce for cooking or dipping

Every once in a while I get a really strong craving for sweet and sour chicken and most of the time I don't have the sauce at hand which means going to the store to get it. So I decided to start experimenting with ingredients until I found the one worked.

Aug 4, 2016

Spring Rolls filled with teriyaki pork and vegetables

You know when you cook everyday for you family how fast you run out of their favorite meals and kind of get bored of the same things? Well that happens in my house and from time to time I like to introduce to them new meals to change it up a bit.

This time I introduced to them spring rolls and they turned so good most likely they would become part of the rotation.

Jul 28, 2016

Quick Lasagna for the family, even for picky eaters.

Lasagna is one of my favorite dishes out there, and I wanted to make this for my whole family to share with them but it can be hard with a picky eater. So I decided to modify the recipe a little bit to adjust to my son's approval.