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    Connecting our Kids to South Texas Culture

    Connecting our Kids to South Texas Culture Even when we were in Michigan and South Dakota, we were thinking about Texas. It was hubby’s dream.  Ever since he left South Texas in 7th grade, he’s dreamed of going back.  Something that he wanted even more once we had kids. “I want them to know who their daddy is and where our culture comes from.” From birth, the kids were told stories of Ricky’s abuelo, his adventures with his cousins en…

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    Best White Chocolate Peppermint Holiday Snacks

    Best White Chocolate Peppermint Holiday Snacks Please note there are affiliate links in this post.  If you click on them and buy a product, there is no additional cost to you,…


    What to Pack When Flying with Kids

    What to Pack When Flying with Kids This post was previously published in May 2016.  It’s still a great post, so I’m resharing all of my favorite tips to help you…

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    Slow Cooker Shredded Pork (Pulled Pork)

    This slow cooker shredded pork is perfect for easy family dinners, lunches or appetizers.  Set it and forget it!  Create a variety of recipes from this one dish! Slow Cooker Shredded…


    Mexican Ice Cream by Fany Gerson

    Mexican Ice Cream by Fany Gerson I recently traveled to San Antonio, with my friend Vianney from Sweet Life, to attend a private party for Fany Gerson  Fany is the author…


    Raising a Feminist Daughter and Son

    Raising a Feminist Daughter My daughter is 9 and my son is 3.  Since they were born, I have been working hard to make sure that neither of them grows up…

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    Gift Ideas for the Holiday Hostess

    Disclosure: We received items of our choice from Uncommon Goods for review.  We were not compensated for this post.  All opinions expressed are our own. Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas When Uncommon…

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    American-Style Tacos

    These delicious American style tacos feature an amazing array of flavors and textures.  Crispy lettuce, cool sour cream, spicy guacamole salsa and a squeeze of lime make these tacos a mouthwatering…

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    Salted Caramel Apple Bites

    Salted Caramel Apple Bites Anybody who knows me, knows that I love caramel! From homemade caramel to cajeta, to goat’s milk candies sold at the local tienda, I’m absolutely obsessed. It’s…

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    Instacart Grocery Delivery (Free delivery + $10 off!)

    Rio Grande Valley Grocery Delivery with Instacart Have you ever tried Instacart?  The grocery delivery service brings groceries, fresh produce and household items direct to your door.  They started expanding to…