Last Minute No Sew Wizard of Oz Costumes

Last Minute No Sew Wizard of Oz Costumes I’ve been  trying to figure out what I’m going to wear tonight to our girls night out costume party. I received lots of ...

Easy Reward System That Works

Easy Reward System That Works Rewards systems have been used in the workplace, at school, in the home, in jail, in the hospital… all of these places have been known ...

Mexican Pizza Sticks

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. Mexican Pizza Sticks I’ve never actually had Mexican style pizza until today.  So before making ...

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3 Kid Friendly Restaurants in Quito Ecuador

First let me start off by telling you that kid menus are more of a U.S. thing.  A lot of countries around the world expect children to eat what everyone else is eating, therefore, a menu for little ones isn’t available.  This was shocking for me when we first went out to eat in Quito, Ecuador. […]

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Edible Science: Spider Web Snack

Edible Science: Spider Web Snack Easy fun snacks totally make my day and my kids day.  We’re studying spiders in science so I made these with my boys.  I didn’t go into too much detail for the spider’s body in our snack so it doesn’t have 8 legs or 8 eyes but the kids were […]

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Pumpkin French Toast Rolls

Amazing is the only word I can think of to describe these Pumpkin French Toast Rolls for breakfast!  Seriously amazing! I’m definitely making this again, they are perfect for brunch with the family or a special Saturday morning breakfast. And I would even venture to say they are sweet enough to enjoy as dessert. Though […]

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Nutella Stuffed Bread: Frankenstein, Mummy & Zombie

Holidays for our global nomad family  usually consist of a mix of many activities.  This past weekend we decided to incorporate most of them into one Sunday afternoon.  I know sounds crazy, but we did it! Ecuadorians enjoy Colada morada and Guagas de pan for Day of the Dead and Mexicans enjoy Pan de Muertos and Atole.  Then theirs our […]

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Fun Halloween Food

Fun Halloween Food I prefer the fun Halloween food that doesn’t have brains and blood. I just have a hard time getting past it. I bought a whole chicken from the store one day and when I got home I discovered that the brand I picked out included the head, feet and other guts with […]

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Fall Snack with Edible Paint

Fall Snack with Edible Paint Last weeks preschool theme which I haven’t blogged about (sorry it was a CRAZY week with lots of drama) was on All Things Fall and P is for Pumpkin.  It was also my week to host our preschool co-op so I made lots of pumpkin shaped pb & j’s for the […]

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How I Speak to Myself

How I speak to myself is related to what I believe about myself. I’ve been pondering a lot lately what’s in my thought box. I grew up with critical parents, they didn’t criticize me with harsh words or name calling but I rarely found myself doing things as they wanted them done.  I don’t think they tried to […]

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Halloween Food: Mummy Pizza

Halloween Food: Mummy Pizza Have you read the book Where’s My Mummy? by Carolyn Crimi?  It’s a fun little book about a mummy who can’t find his mama mummy.  We read it as we started our M is for Monsters (& Mummies) week!  We’ve also been studying Egypt with my older boys who’ve been fascinated by […]

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Fall Leaves Letter Learning Activity

When I used to teach preschoolers back in the day, this is one of the activities I did with them. They loved it! My son loved it!  I’ve left his tree up because we turned it into an educational letter learning activity and wrote the letters he’s been learning on them. I’ll share the fun song […]

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Pumpkin Investigation Activities

Pumpkin Investigation Activities {Science & Art} We went to the market and picked out our pumpkins!  The kids have been begging me to get pumpkins so we did, I’m not sure if they’ll make it until Halloween. This whole week we focused on all things pumpkin in our homeschool.  The kids loved it and hopefully […]

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Baby Shower Gift and Decor: Diaper Wreath

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect! Preparing for a baby is exciting! And I especially love celebrating mom to be with a baby shower.  I’ve always struggled knowing what to get a mom to be, that pretty much has everything. So my go to gift is diapers–practical […]

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100 + Things I Want My Boys to Remember

One minute he was holding my pinkie with all his introverted might, afraid to let go and in the next breath he’s running off and not looking back. Over the summer I happen to come across a few of my mini notepads that I would keep in my purse when I was in college. They are full of […]

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Epic Pinterest Fails in the Kitchen

I’m always sharing with you my delicious recipes with beautiful photos of the end product, but today I’m going to show you what happens behind the scenes. Warning–it’s not pretty. It all started with my persistence, determination or some would call it–stubbornness.  Some months ago, I got a srong desire to try baking something new […]

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer My husband has been raving about his homemade coffee creamer he made and since I’m not a coffee drinker I haven’t really paid attention to it. But tonight I wish I had because it’s a chilly fall evening and my bones are calling out for something comfortable and warm–pumpkin spice coffee or tea.  Have […]

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Halloween Decor: Boo Wreath

Halloween Decor: Boo Wreath You’re not going to believe what I made this wreath from.  You won’t believe that it only took me 10 minutes to put together and not only that but I had everything in my house to make it! I love all things fall so I don’t  do much Halloween decorating because […]

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Preschool Activities: Farm

Preschool Activities: Farm I should of bought a bigger bin for my son’s sensory play activities, because some days he tries really hard to fit his whole body in this small bin.  Even if you’re not homeschooling or doing anything on farms, I highly recommend you fill a bin with kernels, animals any other farm […]

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Halloween Chocolate Fudge

This is the perfect Halloween Chocolate Fudge! I’ll be first to tell you that no matter how easy the recipe says the fudge is to make, I haven’t been able to master it–until now!  This fudge was perfect!  And let me tell you after my last two fails–I ‘ve gotten really good at tasting not […]

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Age Appropriate Chores for Kids (clean floors & clean bathroom tips…)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I clearly remember my mom telling me when I was a kid, “Mija, I need you to help me today with making dinner or washing the dishes.”   She taught me how to do it, just like her mom taught […]

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