My family’s history is so special to me. I have always loved sharing my abuelito’s story because it paved the way for me to experience freedom, faith and being born a United States citizen. Before we dive in, I want you to know this is not a politically driven post. But it is a story I want to share about my Mexican-American family and culture, and why I am proud to be a daughter of an immigrant.
Mother’s Day has taken all a whole new meaning for me since becoming a mom. I love celebrating the day with my family, and because my love language is gifts I’m happy to be on the receiving end of this beautiful holiday!
This list is admittedly items I would totally want (there ya go, hubby…easy!) and includes things that inspire me. And they are wonderful for any gifting occasion – Birthdays, anniversaries and just “thought of you” gifts. (MEN: take note of that last one!)
10 Mother’s Day gift ideas from (almost) everyone’s favorite retailer, Target:
Y’all, Spring has almost sprung ! In Texas, we are already enjoying the warmer temps. The sun is out, the birds are chirping and we can finally spend time in the great outdoors.
In honor of the warm temperature and the fact that I finally got a pedicure (thanks, Liz!!) I wanted to share some of my favorite wedges for the Spring, featuring tons of styles and colors. And all under $50, cause I love a good deal!
Can you believe I just had my first churro this summer?
It’s important you understand that I grew up very in-tune with my roots. I am first-generation American (on my dad’s side). I grew up on the Texas-Mexico border. I spoke Spanish before English. My grandparents never even learned English. I went grocery shopping in Mexico. In fact, we did a lot of shopping in Mexico, ate at the restaurants, visited the doctors and picked up our prescriptions across the border.
Yup – I know my cultura well and I happily embrace it, albeit it wasn’t always that way.
This weekend Mi Amor and I had a craving for Pan Dulce. I’ve never been a huge fan (I mean, I like it, but I’d rather have ice cream or cake!) but after experiencing my first churro I had to have it. We left BabyCoolJ with my in-laws and picked up some goodies. Read More