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12 + Christ-Centered Easter Activities

As a family we’ve always found ways to weave into our Easter celebrations silliness and fun things like the Easter bunny or Easter Egg hunts. But I definitely like to use those things not as an end in itself, but as a means to an end–Christ. One of the most cherished memories I have is for […]

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DIY Terrarium

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SienteGlade #CollectiveBias Mi mami (mom) has a green thumb, I do not.  I’m pretty sure she can revive a dead plant that been dead for weeks. When we were out and about, she was always looking at the […]

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Simple Christmas Entertaining Tips

The holidays are filled with lots of friends and family gatherings!  Our family loves to entertain so I’m always looking for ways to simplify our Christmas gatherings.  There are so many things you can do to add a personal touch without spending a lot of time on them. Here are some of my frazzle free […]

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Christmas Nativity Craft Stick Ornament

My Christmas Tree was missing a nativity ornament. We’ve made a few nativity type of crafts in the past but not an ornament.  Last year, I made toilet paper tube nativity that turned out great and it has made it through lots of little hands.  Oh, and my kids did make a really cute manger […]

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Recycled Ornament Craft

Cute recycled crafts makes my heart happy!  This Recycled Cupcake Ornament Craft turned out so cute that I’m making them with my kids so they can give them as gifts to their teachers! If you’re back for our 7 Days of Homemade Christmas Ornaments we are now on our 4th day! I think they’ve all […]

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Craft Sticks Gnome Santa Ornament

Are you back for our 7 Days of Homemade Christmas Ornaments! We are on our 3rd day now and I think they’ve all turned out absolutely adorable and not to mention so easy for the kids to make. These can all be made in 10 minutes or less! Here’s the schedule, you’ll want to check […]

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Bottle Cap Christmas Ornament Kid Craft

We made these a few years back and I love them so much and they’ve lasted for over 3 years so I wanted to share it with you because they were easy and cute. The cute little rudolph the red nose reindeer is my 11 year old son who was 4 in that picture. The […]

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Craft Stick Ornament: Christmas Carolers

You want to get some quality time with your kids this busy Christmas season, craft with them.  Seriously, your creations don’t have to turn out amazing. I’ve had quite a few of those experiences and it’s okay.  I have boys and when we are doing something together it’s when they open up and talk to […]

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Circus Party for Mateo

I’ve been planning a circus carnival theme party for years. I bought the party decorations years ago when my two oldest were younger because they wanted a circus party but then of course they changed their mind at the last minute. Apparently, I was a lot nicer then because I would not let them change […]

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Santa Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids

Follow along via your favorite social network so you don’t miss any of our fun family articles :Pinterest Facebook or Twitter and our readers preferred way via email. The animals find Santa asleep in the woods and wonder if Christmas is coming early or not at all. Santa assured his friends that he has just been taking a snooze after a long hike. […]

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Gratitude Prompts Family Activity

Honestly, some evenings, I’m not thinking about how to instill gratitude in my children, much less feeling thankful myself. By dinner time I’m in task mode. I’m thinking get them food, get homework done and get them in bed.  My task oriented self forgets about what my soul longs to do–instill gratitude in my children […]

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Day of the Dead Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateLosMuertos#CollectiveBias Dia de los muertos is what we call this holiday in Mexico and other parts of Latin America, but you’re probably familiar with the name–Day of the Dead. Many people equate Dia de los Muertos to Halloween, but […]

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Halloween Finger Food

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Armour Vienna Sausage and Latina Bloggers Connect. These Halloween fingers are not your ordinary fingers because they come with an amazingly easy chipotle dipping sauce.  One of the things about growing up in the U.S. as a third culture kid is that we had fun adopting certain American […]

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Fall Home Decor Mixing Traditional & Modern

This morning I woke up to crisp autumn air. It inspired to complete the finishing touches of my fall decor in my dining room area.  I wanted fall decor in my home but without the pumpkins.  If I put my pumpkin decor up this early then two months into it I’m sick of them. So, […]

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My Souls Cry to Create: DIY Painted Mug

It’s interesting what my heart and soul gravitates to when I’m searching for something more. When I’m seeking rest. When I’m needing to process. When I’ve found peace, love and comfort and I’m needing to express it. I’m pulled towards my souls inner craving–no it’s not chocolate. Though some days you can find me curled […]

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Kid Made Father’s Day Gift: Decorative Bowl

It’s time to celebrate our dads and the father of our children!  My boys love making things for us and though they aren’t always the most eye pleasing gift it always means a lot to us. My husband has his own office so we were looking for a something that he could put on his […]

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Simple Christmas Home Tour

Simple Christmas Home Tour So I’ve hesitated to write a post like this because all of the home tours I’ve seen on blogland that are amazing. But I thought others might feel the same way, who are also looking for ways to decorate their house–simply.  So here’s our simple Christmas décor! A lot of our […]

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Handmade Gifts: Diaper Clutch

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. Both of my boys had the privilege of having the same 1st grade teacher.  When my first son had her she was dating someone and by the time my 2nd child was in her class she became Mrs.! I recently […]

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