How You Can Help

These are just some of the ways to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.  Any little bit helps. Living in Florida, I have experienced a few hurricanes but have always been fortunate and never as affected as those in need right now. My sister is one of the ones assisting those in need via telephone … Continue reading How You Can Help

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  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

Healthy Valentine’s Day treats for toddlers

Yesterday I spent my evening making these healthy Valentine's Day treats for my daughter's daycare.  Here is what you will need. applesauce (I used strawberry flavored) juice box (I bought an assorted case of Juicy Juice) mini boxes of raisins (I bought packs of 6 for $1 at Dollar Tree) 1 pack of Crafter's Square … Continue reading Healthy Valentine’s Day treats for toddlers

Decorating Inspiration for the Holidays

We just got through Halloween, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I love to have decorations throughout my home for my Thanksgiving celebration.  As I get ready to plan out my holiday decorating I find myself always looking to my very talented friend Christopher Todd for inspiration. He's truly one of the most creative … Continue reading Decorating Inspiration for the Holidays