DIY Life | Why you should make your space beautiful

DIY Life | Why you should make your space beautiful

Celebrating Chinese New Year in L.A

Celebrating Chinese New Year in L.A

Chinese New Year’s Day is the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar and every year my family takes a trip to Chinatown in downtown L.A to enjoy the vibe of the city and eat some deliciously authentic Chinese food….

California coastin’ in the Kia Sportage

California coastin’ in the Kia Sportage

The beauty of California never ceases to amaze me. I’ve lived here my entire life and I never grow tired of its majesty. I recently had the chance to drive a 2017 Kia Sportage SX for a week so naturally,…

MLK Day | National Civil Rights Museum

MLK Day | National Civil Rights Museum

In my mind, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. has always been a man to honor. Learning about MLK Jr. was constant a favorite subject of mine in history class. His words, his essence, what he stood for — it…

New on Netflix | A Series of Unfortunate Events

New on Netflix | A Series of Unfortunate Events

When my teenagers were young, they loved the original Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events with Jim Carrey. They loved Count Olaf!The humor may have been a little darker than what they were used to watching, but they learned…

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…