About Deborah Cruz

I'm Deborah, my friends call me Debi, and the Internet has known me as TruthfulMommy. I'm a Latina Blogger, Mom, Wife, writer and I've been called a Social Media Influencer ( hey, I've been called worse ;), originally from Chicago. I have 2 girls and married my best friend, the Big Guy. I love travel, tech, fast cars, fashion and good food. I'm living unapologetically for the first time ever. Life's too short to sugarcoat the truth or be unhappy. Welcome to the TRUTH. Please feel free to leave a comment, I love fresh perspective and intelligent debate.

Avoid the Summer Brain Drain #UMIGO

This post is sponsored by UMIGO but all opinions are my own.
Does your child struggle with math? Or are you just concerned that maybe math will suffer next fall due to summer brain drain now? Like any body part, if the brain is not used it loses a little of it’s ability to react as quickly.

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By |June 27th, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post, Tech|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Marriage Equality and Being Human in America

Today, marriage equality became legislation nation wide. Today we got one step closer to human equality.
According to the Oxford dictionary a Human Being: A man, woman, or child of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other animals by superior mental development, power of articulate speech and upright stance.
That is all it takes to qualify us as human beings.
This is what differentiates us from the […]

Elote Casserole Recipe

Have you ever tasted elote? I make lots of Mexican dishes and have lots of favorite Mexican food recipes, my enchilada recipe is to die for. Seriously, but I also have developed a new take on an old favorite, elote! You may know it as esquites. I am calling it elote casserole because it’s not quite […]

A Life that’s Good

What do you think constitutes a life that’s good? It’s been a really weird couple of weeks. I’m not sure that mentally, I’ve completely returned from vacation. It’s difficult to get back into a routine when you’ve just spent 2 weeks living on vacation time. But when something unexpected like illness is thrown your way, well, […]

By |June 25th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Life|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Orange is the New Black Season 3 is the Best Yet of OITNB #StreamTeam

It felt like I was waiting forever for June 12th and season three of the Netflix original series  Orange is the New Black to begin. It felt like an eternity because it always does when you are an addict waiting to get your next fix and I, my friends, am a HUGE OITNB addict. Seriously, […]

The Only Limit to What You can Film with your Solo 3D Drone is Your Imagination

Have you heard of the new 3D Robotics Solo Drone at Best Buy? Solo, the Smart Drone arrived in over 400 Best Buy stores on June 8 Just in time to be the perfect tech gift for any dad.

You all know that I love tech. I have a sickness really. I can’t get enough of it […]

By |June 21st, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post, Tech||0 Comments

Adding the Perfect Pop of Color to Your Dining Room

My style is very minimalist but I crave a pop of color like the air I breathe. I need it. I like clean lines and bright colors but not a lot of “Stuff”. I am not a chochky kind of girl. Mess makes me insane and too much going on is just, well, “too much” […]

By |June 19th, 2015|Categories: Home, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Charleston Shooting is a Black and White Problem and We’re All Responsible

The Charleston Shooting was not an isolated case. It’s not even the first time RECENTLY that unwarranted violence has happened in Charleston. It was the brutal murdering of 9 innocent African Americans for no other reason than being black. The Charleston Shooting is not just something that happened to the American people. This is something that we […]

Hottest Father’s Day Tech Gifts

Can you believe that Father’s Day is in 4 days? Me, neither. The Big Guy is hard to buy for. He’s easy in the way that he is a complete tech nerd and loves all things gadget and tech related, especially if he doesn’t need it and especially if it’s out of the ordinary, extremely […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post, Tech|Tags: , |0 Comments

GoPro this Father’s Day @BestBuy #GoProatBestBuy #ad

Do you have a GoPro? Father’s Day is coming up this weekend and some dads, like the Big Guy, are complete techies. He loves to have all the latest and greatest gadgets. Believe me when I say there is a list a mile long of great Father’s Day gifts that my husband would like to […]

By |June 17th, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post, Tech|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments