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Apple Empanadas + Video

My grandmas home in El Paso was a small three bedroom home with lots of fruit trees in the backyard—apple, apricot, peach, and membrillo...

Day of the Dead Altar Elements

November 1 is “Dia de los Inocentes” (Day of the Innocents) and also known as Día de los Angelitos (Day of the Little Angels)....

Fig-Spiced Turkey

I think I blinked and missed October. I’m embarrassed to admit that my Halloween decorations never made it up this year. I was so...

Vintage Paper Pinwheel Garland

For my recent Day of the Dead party we decorated our little hearts out. You might have noticed the paper flowers, but did you notice...

What to Teach Your Children About Day of the Dead

I’ll never forget the first time my son saw my daughters face painted for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). It was...

Sugar Skull Decorating Party + Video

You have no idea how excited I am to share this blog post and video with you. I’m guessing some of you have seen it, but...

Mexican Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal

When I think of avena (oatmeal) I feel like a kid again. Slow-cooked old-fashioned creamy oatmeal is so comforting. This recipe is very similar...

How to Make Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead + Video

I love to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). When I celebrate this holiday I feel my ancestors closer. As I...

Spooky Witch Finger Cookies

Are you looking for a fun baking project with your kiddos? These creepy looking witch finger cookies are fun for a ghoulish Halloween party....

Mexican Paper Flowers

I’m excited to announce that I have partnered with my talented friend Kirsten from Thrifty Rehab to share easy DIY (do it yourself) craft projects that...