• Free Printables,  Make

    Montessori metal insets tracing tray DIY

    I came up with this DIY Montessori tracing tray, to help stabilize the insets while my daughter traces shapes. My daughter is ready to start writing, in fact she can already trace a couple of letters. So I bought  this wooden, smaller, cheaper version of metal insets but I couldn’t find a tracing tray for this smaller version.  What is exactly a Montessori metal inset?  The Metal Insets are used in preparation for writing, to help control of writing movements and changing directions. You can learn more about how to use the insets in this article from How we Montessori   and on this other link from Info Montessori you will…

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    Alfajores Recipe + A Spin to serve them

    This are the traditional Argentinian Alfajores recipe. Well I didn’t add any coconut or lime zest, but I accidentally discover a new way of eating alfajores that take this cookies to a whole new level of yumminess.  This Alfajor recipe I have been improving it for a long time, changing some measures of the original recipe, until I got the most delicious of all. This is one of my favorite cookies, I love them as much as my Pecan snowball cookies  and my lemon shortbread cookies I bought all the ingredients to make alfajores, because I really was craving for one, but couldn’t find time to make them. So my…

  • Recipes

    Coconut Popsicles recipe

    This coconut popsicles recipe is really easy, because you just need a few ingredients and they are delicious, refreshing and so creamy! So good this is the third time I make them in a month. This pregnancy has keep me craving for ice treats, specially the refreshing ones not so much the super sweet ones. This coconut popsicles are perfect because they are not on the super sweet side. If you would like them sweeter just add more sugar just be aware that when the popsicles will freeze will loose a little bit of the sweetness. Make the mix a little bit more sweet than you would like the popsicles to…

  • Texas,  Travel,  visit

    Dinner with Elmo and Friends SeaWorld San Antonio

    Our Dinner with Elmo and Friends experience at Sea World San Antonio, was our favorite from all the other activities! You can read what we did the rest of the day at Sesame Bay of Play on this post. You get to see, hug and interact with all the characters inside a restaurant (that means no hard sun or sweating involve lol) What to Expect? Dinner with Elmo and friends takes place at Rosita´s cafe before the parade. Advance reservation is required because space is limited. It´s recommended that you reserve with time, especially if you are going on a weekend.   Upon entering the restaurant the buffet is ready…

  • Recipes

    Lemon cookies Recipe

    This lemon cookies recipe is full of flavor, refreshing and simply delicious. Crips lemon shortbread cookies covered and topped with lemon icing and peanuts.  When I was a little girl, on the first level of the building where we lived there was a bakery. I used to collected all the pennies under the sofas to buy these delicious cookies from the bakery. I tried to look everywhere for the recipe (well, to be honest, I google it ) and I could not find it. The closest one I could find was a Martha Stewart lemon pistachio wreaths.   After some tries, I think I finally got something similar, at least…

  • Favorites

    Toddler gift guide

    Here is a list of out favorite things. Lately We’ve wanting more of the simple and basic toys.  I can testified how toddlers are more engage with things that have a reaction with their actions. So you will find most of the things in this list are open ended.   “The more ways a child can play with a toy, the more he will learn”  1.Cow Bouncer. Inflatable hopper that will bring hours of joy and will drain some of their energy really fast. About $16 on Amazon. 2. Magna Tiles.We wanted to try these for a while, but I thought they were very expensive. I know you can find cheaper…

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    Pecan Snowball cookies recipe

    This is the classic Pecan Snowball cookies recipe. I really don´t know the origin from the snowball cookies but I do know EVERYONE loves them. Whether they called them Mexican wedding cookie, Russian tea cake or butterballs, they are basically the same yummy buttery cookie. Although you will find variations that some use almonds or walnuts instead of pecans.   This cookies are easy to make because you just need a few ingredients and the directions are quite simple: mix everything and scoop them on a cooking sheet. It´s a great recipe to make with kids during the holidays. Plus the smell of butter and pecans in your house it´s a…