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An Adventurous Year Challenge- 12 Months of Exploring Your City

Start off the year right with an “Adventurous Year” Challenge- 12 Months of Exploring Your City! I encourage you to enjoy a staycation and explore your local establishments and discover the history and culture in your area. When we first arrived to our host country we did not do very much exploring on our own. We […]

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How the Modern Family Celebrates Three Kings’ Day

This is How the Modern Family Celebrates Three Kings’ Day! I grew up in a very traditional Mexican home in the middle of cosmopolitan Houston and though I didn’t see it as a blessing as a child, I definitely do as an adult. Watching my parents spend time to keep our culture alive in the […]

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Family Activity: Simple New Year’s Goals Printable

This Family Activity: Simple New Year’s Goals Printable is fun and helps our kids think about setting goals. When our kids were younger we did this fun craft: New Year Goals for Kids: Wishing Wand. If you’re seeing this in March just remember you can always take time and reflect at any point in the year! It’s never […]

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The Perfect Healthy Cheesy Fauxtato Egg Casserole

It’s that time of the year where we are eating nonstop sweets and treats so I came up with this The Perfect Healthy Cheesy Fauxtato Egg Casserole that is guilt free and healthy. So I’ve served this egg casserole various times to guest and everyone raves about how good it is and I must say I […]

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How to Practice Self Care as a Busy Mom

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with LALA® Yogurt Smoothies and WeAllGrow Latina. As moms we must learn How to Practice Self Care as a Busy Mom. A few years ago, I was lying in bed after a full day of non-stop going and all I could think was– Something has gotta give! But what? I […]

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12 Must Read Christmas Books and Activities for Kids

We love the fluff that comes with Christmas like reindeer, elves, gingerbread men but one of my goals every year is to focus on the real reason for this season. Below I share 12 Must Read Christmas Books with Activities for Kids. One of the ways we focus on the real reason for this season is through […]

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Simple and Cute Kid Handmade Christmas Card: Rudolph the Reindeer

I’m really bad at making Christmas cards, sending Christmas cards and even when everything is ready to go they still don’t make it out in time. Can anyone else relate? Here’s a Simple and Cute Kid Handmade Christmas Card:Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. You can use this Christmas card to give to any person but my kids made […]

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Bring Back the Joy of Christmas with This 3 Gift Challenge

We all wish for a relaxed Christmas holiday. Here’s my Simple Christmas 3 Gift Challenge to help you stay focused on what is important this season.   All of the parents in the room had hoped in some way to share with their children that Christmas is more than presents. As we sat around the living […]

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Make Your Own Easy Reindeer Cookies From Gingerbread Men

Would you believe me if I told you that The Secret to Christmas Joy is Found in Cookies?  Well, keep reading to find out what I mean. One of our family Christmas traditions is our Christmas ADVENTures and each day we have scripture reading, a Christmas carol and an optional activity. Throughout our advent days […]

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Your Kids Will Love This Easy Christmas Ornament Craft

I have a simple craft to share that takes less than 5 minutes to put together. Your Kids will love this Easy Christmas Ornament Craft! One of my favorite Christmas traditions in our home is our Advent Book Countdown. I have lots of Favorite  Christmas books for children, last year it was Mortimer’s Christmas Manger and […]

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The Indoor Winter Activity that Will Make You a Hero With Your Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser and all opinions are mine alone. Now are you ready for some simple family fun–The Indoor Winter Activity that Will Make You a Hero With Your Kids. #WinOverWinter #CollectiveBias I have received information and materials from Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division. […]

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4 Simple Ways to Fill Your Home with Love and Respect

I’m so excited to bring to you this lovely article 4 Simple Ways to Fill Your Home with Love and Respect by Brenda Berger a guest writer here at our blog today. In the realm of real estate, the key phrase for a home buyer is often “location, location, location.”  Once the house is purchased it […]

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How to Love the Home You Have

The key to Loving the Home You Have starts with looking at our heart.  Let’s remember that comparison is the thief of joy.  So I challenge you to– Stop that! Now onto other things. One year I tried to do copy the magazine style homes with white walls and basic solid hues but I just couldn’t […]

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The Family Table an Extension of Our Heart

The Family Table an Extension of Our Heart~It’s where I become a student of my children and husband and look into their eyes to really know how their day has been.  It’s where we lavish them with encouragement after a hards day of battling the pressures of the outside world. Sadly, the meaning of meal sharing is […]

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Teach Gratefulness in 5 Minutes a Day

If a mom with little ones would ask me, “What are three things I should focus on teaching my kids while they are little?” I would say, these are the three seeds we’ve planted and are continuously watering in our children–faith, integrity, gratitude and service. I know she asked for 3 but these are the 4 we’ve […]

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The ABC’s of Gratitude for Adults

The ABC’s of Gratitude for Adults A is for answered prayer. B is for blessings in abundance. C is for children who bring joy into our life. D is the for Jesus defeating darkness. E is for eternal life. F is for forgiveness. G is for the gift of Jesus. H is for beauty of hospitality and […]

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That One Thing That Keeps Your Family From Being Happy

That One Thing That Keeps Your Family From Being Happy —Oh, how I wish I could tell you that only my kids do this annoying thing. I’d be lying if I told you I don’t struggle with this one bit, but I do. Just last week, I sat in a jacuzzi overlooking the glorious rolling Andes […]

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10 Ways to Create a Positive Home Where Your Kids Thrive

Inside: Belonging means creating an environment where we all feel like a tight-knit tribe, we’re all equal and we’re rowing in the same direction to reach our goals. In this article, I’ll share 10 Ways to Create a Positive Home Where Your Kids Thrive, so that we can build a strong emotional connection with our children.  According […]

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