Exactly six years ago, my parents and I adopted two puppies who needed a home. These two adorable girls changed our lives for the better and have made us so happy throughout these past six years. They have taught me how to be responsible for someone else, made me laugh, made me worry, and even … Continue reading Six years with Indy and Sandy
I tried to make my grandma’s famous arroz con salchichas or rice and sausages. It’s always been famous to me because it’s my favorite, but Her famous dish is actually her flan. I don’t like flan but from what I hear, she makes a really good one. My grandma is a great cook and almost … Continue reading Trying to imitate grandma’s cooking
Thanks to everyone who helped me celebrate my birthday, from just wishing me a Happy Birthday on a text message or social media, calling me or by helping me celebrate. I had a wonderful birthday weekend at the beach with my friends, a great day at work and an even better dinner with family. The … Continue reading Happy Birthday!
I don’t think I had been able to take a break and relax for the last three days until this afternoon. First there was Thanksgiving on Thursday when, even though it was nice seeing family again after at least two years, it was still a lot being a co-host to the celebration. If waking up … Continue reading Intense Thanksgiving weekend
My brother just published his second book. I can’t say how proud or how happy I am for him. He’s not just a writer, he’s an author. His book, Mangle, is historical fiction set here in Puerto Rico during the Spanish colonization. He has spent years doing research about Puerto Rican history, the Taino Indians, … Continue reading My brother published his second book
I had a weird feeling today. I wanted it to be special because it wasn’t only my birthday, it was a big one, my 30th. I thought it wouldn’t be because of the quarantine and COVID19 situation were facing right now, but it didn’t. My family didn’t miss the opportunity to have yet another reunion … Continue reading Birthday in quarantine
What a day. Today I left my house for the first time in almost two months. At first it was kinda scary but I had to go out, I can’t stay trapped in here forever and I didn’t go anywhere where I would be infected. I just went to my grandparents’ house. If we wanted … Continue reading Almost normal Saturday
Happy New Year! So here I am looking forward to this year, hoping great things happen and trying to ignore the bad. I started off the year at the beach with my family, like I usually do, which always fills me with hope for the new year. This year however, I'm scared because we ended … Continue reading Positive mind for 2020
I can't end the year without thanking everyone for reading and/or following my blog and for liking what I post. This means the world to me and makes me so happy. I hope you stay with me in this new year as I keep expressing myself. I also hope you all have a fresh start … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas! Even though I'm two days late in my Christmas post, I think you know by now that I'll be celebrating until January, that is the tradition in Puerto Rico. But it's been a busy Christmas this year, since the holidays this year are right in the middle of the work week. But it's … Continue reading I hope it’s not too late but Merry Christmas!
After trying but failing to get everything ready weeks ahead of time for Christmas, I finally finished my Christmas shopping four days before Christmas Day. Once I had everything I felt like it was about time I started wrapping the presents. As much as I hate wrapping presents, because I'm no good at it, I … Continue reading I’m ready for Christmas!