DIY Life | Why you should make your space beautiful

DIY Life | Why you should make your space beautiful

RIP Carrie Fisher | First Princess in the Galaxy

RIP Carrie Fisher | First Princess in the Galaxy

2016, you are so savage. Carrie Fisher is gone, a massive heart attack took what us little girls in the late 1970’s have always known as our first princess in the galaxy. We didn’t have Mulan or Princess Jasmine or…

Daughter, your hair is beautiful

Daughter, your hair is beautiful

Teach your daughter to love her hair. It’s my job as a mama to celebrate her beauty, to teach her to be strong & love all aspects of herself. Even her hair.

Riverside Local: Mission Inn Festival of Lights

Riverside Local: Mission Inn Festival of Lights

I’ve raised my family in Riverside for the past twenty years and every year, we’ve headed to downtown Riverside and enjoying the Mission Inn’s Festival of Lights. So many happy memories of bundling up my boys with puffy jackets and…

DIY Painted Concha Christmas Ornaments

DIY Painted Concha Christmas Ornaments

What are the holidays without sweet treats? When the family gets together, I love to see the familiar pink box filled with delicious Mexican sweet bread, or pan dulce. Conchas are my favorite (elotes come in a close second). Pink…

Celebrating Christmas | Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Celebrating Christmas | Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

As a Southern California native, visiting Disneyland was a  yearly event. When I was a little girl, I couldn’t even sleep the night before because the excitement and anticipation was so great. Teenage years at the park meant looking for…

For Cold Brew Coffee Lovers

For Cold Brew Coffee Lovers

My husband tells me I am a difficult person to shop for but I don’t believe it. If you pay close attention to what a person likes, then you’ve won half the battle of gift-giving. I guess the key is being…

Holiday DIY: Paint a Festive Front Door

Holiday DIY: Paint a Festive Front Door

Nothing says “welcome to our home” than a freshly painted front door. It’s the first thing your guests see as they enter in. My door was such a basic Becky — a boring old wooden door that was this way…

Winter Wonderland Vibes: Winter Fest 2016

Winter Wonderland Vibes: Winter Fest 2016

I don’t know about you but my December calendar is already packed with so much good stuff it’s hard to pick and choose. So many celebrations, so many tamales to make, so many wonderful things to do with my family….

DIY: Painted Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

DIY: Painted Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

One of my favorite things to do as a kid was making salt dough ornaments. It was our first Christmas in San Diego and I was in kindergarten. I remember my teacher helping me roll out the dough, putting just…

Netflix: Cuddle Game Too Strong

Netflix: Cuddle Game Too Strong

I spent the Thanksgiving holidays at home with my babies doing absolutely nothing but snuggling on the sofa, eating leftovers (my mama’s stuffing is to die for) and watching Netflix. Why do I feel so guilty? Doing thangs and crossing…