This year has been nothing if not unexpected. Earlier this month I was meticulously cleaning up the photo albums on my phone for about three or four hours. To be honest, doing so was not something I had planned to do – especially not over the end of year holidays, but once I got started I couldn’t stop. Soon enough the word purge entered my mind and I decided that is precisely what I was doing.Read more
Two years ago I did honestly think this blogging thing was behind me. There were a lot of things happening in my life and none of them seemed to be perfectly aligned. Never mind the fact that a global pandemic had just stared wreaking havoc on all of our lives. At varying degrees wherever we were stationed in life at that given moment.Read more
It is almost second nature for us, and until recently we had forgotten that the actual term for what we were doing was code switching. We talk about this, and about getting vaccinated for COVID-19 on this episode.Read more
What does this expression actually mean? Apparently it has shifted over the years, and in this episode we get into our own interpretations of this common phrase. We also talk about “selling out” and who gets to decide how that label is used.Read more
Or nightmares in some cases. I recount a vivid dream I had recently that has stayed with me for the last few days, which leads us into a conversation about interpreting our dreams and nightmares. We also touch on our first impressions of the new social media audio app Clubhouse. But first we go into what happened at the Capitol on January 6.Read more
Communication has definitely been key in our relationship. Since we first got together and decided to share our lives, let’s just say getting to a better place where we didn’t have to get into yelling matches over silly things has been a work in progress. Let’s be honest. It is still a work in progress… but we have definitely made strides.Read more
Dr. Cindy Cedillo-Ruiz is affectionately known as simply Dr. Cindy. As the first in her family to pursue a career in medicine, on this episode of the podcast If Not You Then Who? with Anjelica, she shares what the journey of pursuing this career was like for her as a Latina.Read more
Sleek. Sporty. And a lot of fun to drive. That is how we have been describing the new 2021 Chevy Blazer ever since it first arrived on our driveway earlier this year. It was a loaner sent to us by Chevrolet for our mini-road trip across Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas this past November. We had it in our possession for a total of 14 days, and I don’t mind telling you we weren’t ready to let it go.Read more
We have been customers of Comcast here in Houston for quite some time now. I don’t remember exactly which year we switched over to their internet service, Xfinity Internet, but I do recall it was a tremendous improvement. In those days, we were starting to rely a lot more on our connectivity for the day-to-day tasks we were taking on as budding entrepreneurs.Read more
Por mucho tiempo hemos sido clientes de Comcast aquí en Houston. No recuerdo exactamente en qué año cambiamos a su servicio de internet, Xfinity Internet, pero recuerdo que fue una mejora tremenda. En aquellos días estábamos empezando a depender más de nuestra conectividad para las tareas cotidianas y estábamos empezando a tener éxito como emprendedores.Read more
The numbers are staggering. Specifically in the Latino community. COVID-19 has devastated so many parts of our daily lives in the last several months, and now, as we prepare for what promises to be an even more difficult winter season in terms of the number of deaths and hospitalizations related to the global coronavirus pandemic, things are even more serious than ever before.Read more
On week two of our self-isolation experience in Houston, the city has officially issued a Stay Home, Work Safe initiative through April 3, 2020. On today’s episode we share how we are coping with the “new normal,” what we are noticing on social media from brands, individuals and influencers, and our overall thoughts on saying something when it counts.Read more
People are talking about trends, expectations, goals, aspirations, etc. As […]Read more
This year, I haven’t written very much about Hispanic Heritage Month. Well, I haven’t written very much at all. But for the first time in as long as I can remember the month known as Hispanic Heritage Month has arrived and it hasn’t inspired so much as a second thought from me.Read more
It’s getting no, and not taking it for an answer.
It’s being told that you can’t, and figuring out how to do it anyway.
It’s being willing to work.
It’s being willing to sacrifice.
I loved our family trips more than anyone else. The older I get the more they mean to me still. I think I love them even more now because I understand just how important they were to my development as an individual and an adult. On those long road trips across the border and into Mexico I grew up so much, somehow managing to discover myself in the midst of all the chaos of traveling with eight other people – my parents and six siblings.Read more
No matter how many times you tuck them away in the back of your closet, underneath all the newer pairs of shoes you’ve accumulated over the years, there’s just something that nudges at you to pull them out and put them on every once in a while.Read more
A lot of times the things that make us who we are have been there all along.
We tend to spend so much time trying to discover ourselves, or trying to define who we are. But often it is the case that when you achieve that pivotal moment where you understand who you truly are, you realize that deep inside you knew it all along.
We are constantly in search of ourselves, and we seldomly ask ourselves this question: Do I really need to look that far?Read more