The beauty of Chicano Park

I realized this week that I never got around to really explaining what it was that impacted me so strongly about San Diego’s Chicano Park. You know how when something just speaks to you on a deeper level? Well that’s exactly what happened between me and Chicano Park. I had […]

The beauty and sound of Huichol Musical

The song made famous by Gael Garcia Bernal in the film Rudo y Cursi was first recorded by this Mexican group. In 2008, their album Desde México was nominated for the GRAMMY® for Best Mexican Regional Album, after spending 42 weeks on Billboard’s Top Latin Album Chart. Yet for many – ourselves included – the […]

12 Gift Wrapping Days of Christmas: Pretty in Lace!-Day 4

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel now also on craftythrifter) I think this one is my favorite so far!  It’s such a classic holiday look and so easy to make too.  Lace is one of one of those fabrics that I have always loved.  For as long as I can remember, every […]

12 Gift Wrapping Days of Christmas: Day 3 – Ribbon and Sass!

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel now also on craftythrifter) Because there’s always that one person on your shopping list who is anything but subtle.  They like big beautiful things and they’re not afraid to own up to it.  That’s probably me on everyone else’s shopping list come to think of it… […]