What Really Happens at the Water Park (Family Blooper Reel)

Last weekend, I went to a Great Wolf Lodge Water park with my family and I took my GoPro HERO4 Black. I got it for my birthday last year and I know everyone was wondering what the heck a “mom” was going to do with that camera. I mean no one wants to see first […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Categories: Featured, humor, Review, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |5 Comments

Family Spring Break Style

Last Thursday our family spring break started. The Big Guy, the girls and myself jumped into the Rally Red Mitsubishi Outlander that I was driving for the week and headed to my mom’s house in Chicago. I was excited because after a week trapped in the house with a husband with bronchitis and two very […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post, Travel|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

5 Ways to Have an Amazing Spring Break on a Budget

Our life is always hectic and spring break is one of those times of year that I prefer to NOT go running off on a family vacation to some place awesome like Disney World because, you know, the rest of the world is doing that. I just want to sleep in and enjoy not having to […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post, Travel|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Doesn’t Every Child Deserve a Full Belly?

Every once in awhile I get the opportunity to use my piece of the Internet for something good. I love when that happens because it makes me feel like I have a higher purpose than just documenting my life online. It gives me a chance to actively make the world a better place for my […]

By |March 7th, 2015|Categories: Social Good, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A Little Pampering Goes a Long Way #LlevalaSuave

This week I left the frigid below zero temperatures of the Midwest bound for LA and 70 degree weather to attend the #WeAllGrow Summit for Latinas. To say that I’m excited is a gross understatement. I’ve been doing all the usual fun conference stuff like obsessing over what to wear (in LA since I’ve never […]

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

Making Memories When You Least Expect It #SoMuchMore

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Johnson’s® and Latina Bloggers Connect but all opinions are my own.

Remember when your children were tiny and they depended on you for absolutely everything? Those first couple of years felt like they lasted forever. They were arduous and while down in those trenches of motherhood, I’m pretty […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dog is My Co-Pilot #StreamTeam

My dog, Lola, is more than just a pet. She surpasses anything I would have ever imagined that a family pet could be. She is part of our family. In fact, with the girls in school all day now and the Big Guy at work, she is my closest companion.

Lola came into our lives one […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Categories: Entertainment, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Because Your Family Deserves An Affordable Vacation Home

The Big Guy and I love to travel with our girls. We drive on a lot of family vacations just so we can share the world up close and personal with them. We are very Griswold in that way.

We fell in love with Florida on our honeymoon and it’s always been my dream to have […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Categories: Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |12 Comments

American Girl, Grace Thomas, Giveaway!

Whose little girl doesn’t love an American Girl Doll? Valentine’s Day is in little less than a month and that means time to gift the people I love something they will love. Obviously, it’s not about the gift but I really do love giving my girls something that makes their face light up. I’ve partnered […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Categories: giveaway, Raising Girls|Tags: , , |32 Comments

Good Food, Good Family & Good Health & a Giveaway #CookMexico

As the year comes to an end this week, I’ve been taking stock of what my life has been up to this point and planning forward to where I want my life to go. I find myself thinking about where I come from and what that all means to me.

Being Latina is about more than […]

By |December 29th, 2014|Categories: Latina, Recipes, Review|Tags: , , |0 Comments