My Summer in Texas

This past summer, my husband and I packed our two girls in our van and headed down to help a group of people start a church. We did hard work everyday for 6 weeks: building, cleaning, landscaping, and eating! Boy, did we eat! We enjoyed lot's of authentic Tex-Mex food, Texas-style BBQ and burgers, Valley tamales … Continue reading My Summer in Texas

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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

Happy New Year!

I hope y'all are getting ready to bring in the new year with the ones you love and with lots of food! Growing up in south Texas, my beloved state, my family would serve Tamales, mashed pinto beans, Abuelita hot chocolate, and my favorite Buñuelos. Buñuelos are flour tortillas rolled out thin, deep fried and … Continue reading Happy New Year!