Category: blogging

We All Grow Storytellers

We All Grow Storytellers

Over the years, I’ve embraced the title: storyteller. From a young age, I’ve always felt the need to document my experiences in life. From a little girl with a diary to a college student with a journal to the woman…

We All Grow Summit: “When one grows, we all grow”

We All Grow Summit: “When one grows, we all grow”

Blogger conferences can be anxiety-inducing, but the We All Grow Summit by Latina Bloggers Connect in L.A felt more like a reunion of familia. I confess that I’m a total spaz when it comes to conferences. Having to travel to…

Blogging: Why I won’t work for free anymore

Blogging: Why I won’t work for free anymore

Warning: If you’re not a blogger, then you might want to sit this one out. Please come back tomorrow when I’ll have a fun post up about a cute back-to-school hair style for girls and I’m feeling less salty. If you’re…

Video: Incorporating DIY Into Your Blog

Video: Incorporating DIY Into Your Blog

I consider Pearmama to be a lifestyle blog but the fact is, I love me some crafts and diy. Crafts and diy are things I’ve done my entire life–when I started blogging seven years ago, it didn’t occur to me…

My time in NYC | LATISM’s Top Blogueras

My time in NYC | LATISM’s Top Blogueras

Back when I was a young pup and eager to enter college and conquer the world, I believe I was on the fast track. I was writing essays and receiving scholarships from local and national Latino organizations. I was the…

Proud to be an American Latino Expedition 2013 winner

Proud to be an American Latino Expedition 2013 winner

Last month I discovered that American Latino Heritage Fund – ALHF.org – of the National Park Foundation were seeking bloggers to apply for a cool trip to one of their selected national parks, called the American_Latino Expedition. I immediately wanted…

Tales of a Font Hoe: 10 Favorite Fonts

Tales of a Font Hoe: 10 Favorite Fonts

Fonts are my jam. Like, for reals. Tall, skinny, bold, handwriting, cursive–you name the font and I’ll be like…install. I know there are a lot of you out there, lusting after new fonts. I see you creepin’ on Pinterest. Just…

Video: Making Licorice Friendship Bracelets

Video: Making Licorice Friendship Bracelets

Together with the Crafty Chica, Boifromipanema and Maya in the Moment, we got to invade the home of my favorite Latina food blogger, Nicole from Presley’s Pantry. Sometimes you just have to knock on a person’s door with four pounds…

Craft of Blogging: Blogger basics

Craft of Blogging: Blogger basics

I had the chance to sit on a panel and share the basics of blogging at the Craft of Blogging workshop with Xenia from Raised by Culture and Ruby from Growing Up Blackxican last month. It was such a cool…

Tales of a Font Hoe: 19 favorite fonts

Tales of a Font Hoe: 19 favorite fonts

5th Grade Cursive Cinnamon Cake A Year Without Rain Clair de Lune Raja Drama Frenchy Vermilion Jicama Seriously Cocobella Sue Ellen Francisco KG Call Me Maybe Fascinate Learning Curve KG Ways to Say Goodbye Stefanie Dots ZebraSuecos Locos Elsie Tall-N-Skinny…