Let The Games Begin: Summer of Soccer!

Certain things are just better in Spanish. Not that they’re not equally as satisfying in English, but there is just something a little extra special about them in the language of your preference. One of those things, of course, is fútbol! The excitement of an announcer yelling ¡GOOOOOOOOOL! just can’t […]

No te achicopales 

Lately we’ve been having a lot of conversations about thinking big. As in thinking beyond the limitations placed on us, either by ourselves or by others.  In truth, the subject is one that resonates with me very much. It does because I think it really speaks to some of the […]

Cuando la vida te da limones...

Cuando la vida te da limones…

Well the saying goes that you make limonada… but what about if you decide to take a completely different detour? I mean quien dice that going down the beaten path is the best way to go anyway? Who knows? We may be feeling a bit too existential lately, so toma esto with a grain of salt. Or several, […]

Agua de jamaica, not jicama

It’s the first day of spring in Texas, and this first day of spring was a lot cooler than usual. We took the opportunity to hit up the local pulga (one of our favorites in town). Pero con eso that it was under 70 degrees and pretty windy, well you know all of us Tejanos were […]

1, 2, 3 Missed dates

1, 2, 3 Missed dates

Doing the first date thing is now very foreign. Not that it is was ever anything other than awkward. You know, meeting someone new, working out the nerve to ask them out, carefully making a decision as to what to order to make the right impression, and then at the […]

I'm just so awkward

I’m just so awkward

I am about to call a spade a spade. I am awkward. There I said it. I am well aware that I am awkward. I am always second-guessing myself because I know how odd I can be, and seem, to other people. For instance, I can be visibly awkward. Exhibit […]

Yes, I know where to get a goat

Yes, I know where to get a goat

Yes, I know that is a random thing to say. This weekend that question came up. “Do you know where to buy a goat?” Mind you we live in Houston, and contrary to popular belief, Houston is one of the largest metropolises in the country. The fourth to be exact. […]

Solar Mariachi Band Men

Solar Mariachi Band Men

We found these little guys at the 99 Cents Only store and couldn’t leave without them. They’re solar-powered and they dance, meant to be displayed in the dashboard of your car. Proudly displayed, we should add! You see… you can find awesome little treasures at the dollar store. Have you […]