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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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Gingerbread Man Theme Christmas Tree

Do you have a Christmas tree tradition?  Do you cut your own?  Decorate together?  I love the scent of a fresh tree so our tradition has always been to either cut our own or pick out a fresh tree.  Here in this picture we are bringing it home. It’s taller than my 6.2 hubby.  I was […]

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Cinnamon Salt Dough Ornaments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The scent of cinnamon is one of the aromas that whisks me away to my childhood.  I can see my mom stirring the Ponche (a festive punch around Navidad) and flipping the Buñuelos (crispy cinnamon sugar fried dough) in […]

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Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger

Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger This book by Jane Chapman is such a sweet and funny story of a mouse looking for a home.  I seriously, got teary eyed reading it through this sweet book. So we made a manger ornament craft to go with our book! Before kicking off our […]

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Easy Christmas Wreath: Santa Ho! Ho! Ho!

One of the things I learned from growing up with little money is how to make things look good on the cheap.  I hate spending money on wreaths so one year I made this Mod Square Wreath . Last year, I made this wreath and it turned out so cute but, unfortunately, I couldn’t pucker up […]

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Dollar Store No Sew Christmas Tree Skirt

This is me at the store in the Christmas aisle: I pick up one of those beautiful eye candy Tree skirts and I admire it. I look at the price tag and I think to myself– ”I will keep this until I die so it’s okay to spend $65 on this.” I stick it in my […]

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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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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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88 Really Awesome DIY Costume Ideas

DIY Halloween Costumes make me nostalgic?  I remember the days when my mother was trying to help us quickly come up with a DIY costume that didn’t involve too much work.  It was the day we saw our neighbors that didn’t have kids. Have you watched the movie from Meg Ryan, You’ve Got Mail?  It’s […]

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Cute Fall Home Decor That Your Kids Can Help Make

It’s time for fall home decor! With these cute fall home decor idea your kids can help make. These home decor crafts are: Simple.  Cute. Kid friendly.  What more can you want? From our Mom’s Library I’m featuring: Our Little House in the Country‘s Pumpkin decor made from  cornstarch dough. Glam and Grace blog has […]

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How To Make Tissue Paper Flowers

Hispanic Heritage month is upon us!  So let’s get to making some fun Tissue Paper Flowers! I love this craft because it’s a simple way the kids can get involved and learn a little bit of the Mexican paper art which can get as complex as Papel Picado. I have a simple tutorial here on […]

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9 Must Do’s to Instill Creativity In Your Child

9 Must Do’s to Instill Creativity In Your Child My toddler was in the living room quietly playing while I was in the kitchen hesitantly creating in my own way–dinner. He was enthralled in his creative world. Dinner was over and I put them to bed. I went down to the living room and noticed he […]

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Simple & Inexpensive Summer Bucket List Ideas

It’s summer! Well we actually still in school with two weeks to go but we are so ready for it.  I’m sharing with you a list of fabulous and fun simple & inexpensive VISUAL summer bucket list ideas.  Who says fun has to have a big fat price tag on it?  I love that it’s a visual […]

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DIY Baskets From a Cereal Box

Originally I made these baskets for our guest bathroom which is right next to our front door and it gets used a lot by little boys who are still learning to aim in the toilet.  On top of that the guest bathroom is a dreadful country blue, help! Needless to say, our guest bathroom needed a little […]

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Home Decor with Kids in Mind Tips

When my little one was first born, I had a hard time finding a balance with my style and the fact that I had a little one cruising the house.  I new there were things I needed to put away that were possible dangers but I also didn’t want to get rid of my pretty living […]

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