Last year, I was chatting with a friend after Mother's Day. Our conversation went a bit like this: How was your Mother's Day? It was fine . . . Yeah, it was okay. We were working on a home improvement project...
One of my favorite foods to make during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is lumpia. Lumpia is a type of spring roll from the Philippines and Indonesia. It can be either sweet or savory and is always...
I'm sharing pictures of my mom and me in honor of Mother's Day. I know what you're thinking: "Cute! I see where she gets her good looks from." Okay, probably not that. Maybe something more along the lines of: "They...
One of my favorite easy, last-minute meals after a busy day is “breakfast for dinner.” Throw together some pancakes, bacon, and fruit, and everyone is happy. Pancakes are easy but kind of a pain to make. No matter how...
Let's Make Chili I love making chili! Truth be told, I just learned how to make it this year--kind of embarrassing to admit--but it’s better late than never. And let me tell you, I don’t know how I’ve gone this...
Environmentalism was not something always at the forefront of my mind, but since becoming a mom I can't help but think about how we can all do more to reduce our footprint to make sure this Earth is still...
There is an old adage that states: “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” This is just as relevant today as the effects of climate change are already beginning to show....
Before I moved to New Mexico in 2013, I'm not sure if I ever had a burrito for breakfast. How did I make it 22 years without eating a breakfast burrito?! Now it's my go-to breakfast, especially when I...
Origin of El Día del Niño It is no surprise that the Mexican culture loves any excuse to celebrate. “El Día del Niño” or “Day of the Child” is a celebration that originated in Mexico and dates back to 1925....
Last summer we brought home six babies. They were soft, fuzzy, and oh so adorable. These babies grew up and still have the cutest fuzzy bottoms and give us eggs every day. Our whole family has fallen for our...
We have all been there. It’s a warm and beautiful day. You have offered your offspring endless fun activities . . . outside play, creative crafts. Maybe you caved and pulled out the iPads for some screen time! But...
No Ground Beef? I never thought the day would come when I would have trouble finding ground beef and chicken breast in the grocery store. I was wrong, and that time is now. The panic buying that came along with...
Are you overwhelmed with your yard? Is it really, well, ugly and embarrassing? If your yard is a hot mess, you may believe you have to spend a ton of time and money to get it looking presentable. But...
Easter baskets are a beloved tradition for many families. Children everywhere look forward to the goodies left by our favorite bunny. Premade store-bought baskets are readily available. However, these baskets are usually filled with easily breakable toys and very...

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2022 Summer Park Hops :: A Series of Summer Play Dates

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School is out, and summer is here. It's the perfect time to get outside and make new friends! We'd love for you to join...