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Worked in film and TV for several years before having my two wonderful children. Now I try to bring that creative input into my home to raise my kids. Hope you enjoy following this journey!

Alternative Princess Picture Books

Giving girls an alternative to Disney Princesses Ever since my daughter started preschool, at the tender age of 2, she fell in love with Disney Princess craze. I love fantasy, and I love fairy tales. I just couldn’t sit down and see how everything around my house turned into pink … Continue reading

Ballad, a minimalistic book for great imaginations

Last Christmas I learned about this book by a list of the most beautiful children’s picture books. I don’t recall who had put that list together, but I got this book as well as another one I already reviewed, called “Gobble you up” Blexbolex is a well known French graphic … Continue reading

Spicy Somethin’ Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

Last month, for kid’s cooking class, we tried and make Pumpkin muffins, after reading a really cute Halloween book called Somethin’ Pumpkin, by Scott Allen and illustrated by Jimmy Pickering. The book is a very funny romp on all the different uses pumpkins can have during the spooky month of … Continue reading

Dia de Muertos

Today, November 2nd, in Mexico we celebrate the day of the dead, or Dia de Muertos. It is a pre-Hispanic tradition that was adopted and transformed by the Catholic missionaries, so now the festivity has a lot of religious aspects to it. However, religious or not, it is a day … Continue reading