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Posted: May 25, 2016 ...by
Learn more about why you might want this easy, healthy recipe as a DIY alternative for the much-used and loved  Sazon. This recipe is for one meal, but it can be made in large batches, to store. It actually tastes best a few days after being made.  Mix, or grind together 1 TBSP each of coriander, cumin, annato or achiote, garlic...Read More »Read More
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Posted: May 21, 2016 ...by
There isn’t a hispanic cupboard in the world that doesn’t contain Sazon. Not one. My mother cooked with it. As did hers. As ubiquitous as salt, Sazon is the Spanish version of…well, salt. I never read its ingredients, as I would always mindlessly toss a box of Sazon in my grocery trolley as one might...Read More »Read More
Posted: May 21, 2016 ...by
When buying carseats there are two additional green options to consider. 1. The toxins in the carseats. Read more. 2. The plastic and waste in the carseats themselves (which are hard or impossible to recycle and can also be associated with the toxins above.) Read more. How to find a greener carseat  Check out the...Read More »Read More
Posted: May 13, 2016 ...by
This is actually a rather difficult post for me to write. Not literally, but, culturally, and as someone who doesn’t want to offend her partner or family – and who is trembling with indignation at her fellow Hispanics whom have created these chemical abominations. At first, I was going to share what was, hopefully, a...Read More »Read More
Posted: May 3, 2016 ...by
As a good Cuban Catholic, my first child was, obviously, to be baptized. He would first wear the family gown, before a costume change into the gown that I had made for him to pass down to his future children, (remade from an antique Edwardian wedding gown that I had found on Etsy), before changing...Read More »Read More
Posted: May 2, 2016 ...by
Violets are Blue 1 (CI42090) If you are Cuban, and old enough to read this, you have smelled like “Violetas.” You were doused in it from the moment that you came from the hospital, wearing red booties to ward off the “evil eye.” The only time you weren’t smelling of violets, is when you were...Read More »Read More
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Posted: April 9, 2016 ...by
Leaving Is A Playground Is Not Love  It is the indecision of a seesaw. The wood chips. You told me never again live in  tender. The wood has grain as if I could engrave. For you a monkey bar. For me  straw and light. For you the scurry of an ant. The sky spreads out...Read More »Read More
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Posted: February 15, 2016 ...by
Sleep. Ah. It can seem so allusive for parents of young children. Yet, increasingly we are understanding just how important it is. Sleep is a time of regeneration and growth for all humans and a time of great brain plasticity and development, especially for babies. Sleep is also a particularly vulnerable time. As one doctor...Read More »Read More
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