Interview with Luis Fonsi

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing International Artist, singer and songwriter Luis Fonsi. He spoke about St. Jude Children's Hospital Thanks and Giving Campaign taking place now. With only a few shopping days left, make sure you look out for the St. Jude logo at participating businesses. For more information on Thanks and Giving, … Continue reading Interview with Luis Fonsi

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Thanksgiving Thankful-Wreath with Ferdinand

Ferdinand is a movie about love, friendship, and believing in your own dreams. Since Thanksgiving is just a few days away we want to create awareness of the things we are grateful for by doing a Thankful-Wreath. The Thanksgiving Thankful-Wreath will have 24 leaves, each one representing a person or a thing you are thankful … Continue reading Thanksgiving Thankful-Wreath with Ferdinand

Contributors Wanted

  Are you a Modern Latina Mommy putting your own twist on traditional food, drinks, crafts, or celebrations? Do you have parenting advice, funny stories, fashion/make-up tips, or a message to share?  If so, I want to hear from you! Anything from DIY projects to family recipes welcome. Contact me at modernlatinamommy@gmail.com

Pulse Victims Remembrance Event – Orlando

We are soon approaching the one year mark of one of the darkest days our city has ever experienced. The outpouring of love and support from around the world is something that none of us will ever forget. While I didn't know any of the victims personally, I do know they were loved and continue … Continue reading Pulse Victims Remembrance Event – Orlando

Isabella’s Story – #Isabellawarriors

For the past several weeks my Facebook newsfeed has been flooded with posts about Isabella. I don't know Isabella, but her parents and I have a friend in common. Through this friends' persistence and dedication I was able to learn Isabella's story. The details, the status updates, and the fundraisers have struck my heart in … Continue reading Isabella’s Story – #Isabellawarriors

Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

I'm always looking for ways to personalize gifts, right down to the wrapping. Here are some creative gift wrapping ideas you're sure to love. Using Yarn  - The Shady Acre Santa Suit - eHow DIY Christmas Light Wrapping Paper - Boxwood Avenue  DIY Mini Wreath Gift Tags - Design Sponge Tissue Paper Pom Pom Topper - … Continue reading Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

  Growing up in El Paso, Texas,  I was surrounded by rich Mexican culture. One of the celebrations that was prevalent in my childhood was Dia de Los Muertos. It wasn't just a holiday celebrated by my grandparents, it was a holiday that I participated in by dancing with the Folklorico group around the city. … Continue reading Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

Brown-Butter Apricots with Pound Cake & Ice Cream

Here is a  simple delicious dessert perfect for a hot summer evening. I've made this several times and it's always a hit. Here's what you'll need: 5-7 apricots 1/2 stick of butter 1/4 cup of brown sugar Pound cake Vanilla ice cream Cut up the apricots Melt butter over medium heat Once butter is melted … Continue reading Brown-Butter Apricots with Pound Cake & Ice Cream