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About Erika

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!

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