Family, Family time, Mexican Cooking, Mexican Holiday food, Mexican Vegan food

Beginning a New Tradition with Tamales-Vegan Style!

Five years after my youngest became a vegan, I now have another vegan son who has a wonderful girlfriend who is also vegan. I began cooking vegan style for the youngest some time ago. My oldest son, David and his girlfriend, Laura 'veganize' all sorts of foods while educating people on their YouTube site titled… Continue reading Beginning a New Tradition with Tamales-Vegan Style!

Family, Family time, Inspiration, Latino Family Traditions, poetry, Poetry Month

Poetry On Wednesday-Nostalgia

  Warmer weather has me thinking of summer. Summer, when I was a kid. A long time ago. We were poor in funds, rich in family, and too young to know or care that some kids went away to summer camp. We camped too, by the river or at Salton Sea (my least favorite place),… Continue reading Poetry On Wednesday-Nostalgia

Disappointment, Encouragement, Faith, Family, Family time, Healing, Kids growning up, Parenting, Travel

My Five Reasons to Celebrate

  Spring has sprung and flung the blanket of gloom from my shoulders. I'm excited!   If you've followed my posts, you know that I've been in the valley with some serious family problems, relationship issues, and missing my two YA kids who live in Colorado. I was in sad poetry mode. The great news is… Continue reading My Five Reasons to Celebrate

Books, Christmas books, Cyber shopping, Family time, LA Times 2011 book list, The Night Before Christmas book

The Christmas Rush

Have you had enough of circling the parking lot, standing in line, and walking the mall for Christmas gifts yet? The Norman Rockwell up there is from his Christmas series and was the first to feature a woman, solo on the cover. It is 1947. Yes, I know, things haven't changed that much. Is that… Continue reading The Christmas Rush