Cinco de Mayo Part II

I had a lot of fun celebrating Cinco de Mayo. My girls looked adorable in their dresses! 🙂 The embroidery is gorgeous! We made colorful flowers made out of tissue paper to decorate for dinner and had show-n-tell about the pottery we bought on our past trips to Mexico. I'd love to go again to buy more.   … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Part II

Cinco de Mayo Part I

I'm excited to have this opportunity in sharing with you a little bit of my Mexican culture. I was born and raised in South Texas; the second of 4 girls. My grandparents were from Mexico but my parents were born in Texas. They were pastors and annually, we would travel as a family for 2-3 … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Part I

A Visit With My Aunt Hilda

I will never forget the time my aunt Hilda had cooked a meal for my family. She sat with me and we talked about life, food, and family. If I could describe her, she always seemed proper to me; giving her all in whatever she did. She loved her husband and children immensely, and had … Continue reading A Visit With My Aunt Hilda

Tex-Mex Beef Tacos

When my youngest sister got engaged, she requested Tex-Mex Beef Tacos with all the fixings for her engagement party. It was going to be held in Tulsa, OK and I was ecstatic about the whole event. Between my other two sisters and I, we made it happen. At the end of the day we were … Continue reading Tex-Mex Beef Tacos

Albondigas (Mexican meatballs)

Albondigas are my youngest sister's favorite. She puts in a request whenever we are visiting. This dish has a special place in my heart because my mother would make them when she knew I was having a rough week at school. My mother would plate the meatballs in a wide soup bowl. First serving black beans *(below this … Continue reading Albondigas (Mexican meatballs)