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Black Velvet
December 16, 2012 – 3:09 pm | 17 Comments

Childhood memories are vivid, almost indescribable in their detail, and impossible to forget. A Christmas memory I have is that of a black velvet dress  a family friend gave to me for my seventh Christmas.
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Even Our Gift Tags Speak Spanglish! – Free Download
December 15, 2010 – 6:15 am | One Comment
Even Our Gift Tags Speak Spanglish! – Free Download

I get so inspired at this time of the year. Seriously. I want to make everything myself.
My current reality is that I can’t do it all (so much for the Bionic Woman fantasy. *sigh*), but …

For You: Feliz Navidad, Merry Christmas and Dulce de Leche
December 13, 2010 – 4:03 am | 19 Comments
For You: Feliz Navidad, Merry Christmas and Dulce de Leche

Giving Dulce de Leche and Crema de Vie
I’ve been busy cooking up Christmas gifts in my kitchen. Cookies? No. I like to give gifts with a little more flair (and lots of leche condensada).
I usually …

How-to: Creative Thanksgiving Placecards
November 7, 2010 – 9:52 pm | 3 Comments
How-to: Creative Thanksgiving Placecards

Editors Note: I don’t know about you, but my creative juices start flowing when the holidays approach. I will be sharing some of those fun ideas in the coming weeks. Disfruten!
I am the youngest of …

How to Make Easter Cascarones
March 29, 2010 – 4:38 am | 4 Comments
How to Make Easter Cascarones

by Tessa Lemos
In our casa, the real joy on Easter Sunday came when you found a cascaron (confetti egg) in your hunt. And it wasn’t just for kids. Children and adults alike searched …

Day By Day
September 4, 2009 – 3:23 am | One Comment
Day By Day

If you look up “busy” in the dictionary, you’re bound to find a photo of me, looking harried while I try to keep up with my own chosen lifestyle. Ironic, isn’t it? I totally wanted …