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Re-discovering life with my camera.

What’s A Tea Towel Anyway?

Like their counterparts, the dining room cloth napkin, tea towels are a workhorse. And while their uses around the house are varied, so is their history — a lesson we learned … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Food for the Soul

I want to start the year by  sharing two beautiful documentaries that I hope will inspire you. Even though resolutions are always a possitive way to start a New Year,  more times … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dia de los Muertos. San Andres, Mexico. Four Families.

November 1st 2013 San Andres, Mexico On November 1st, all around Mexico families get together in commentaries to clean their love ones tomb and decorate them  with flowers and candles.  They stay … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Market Day.

Temascaltepec, Mexico.                

May 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Faith

Silence… a squeak,  whispers, someone’s cough. Silence again… the sound of turning pages, steps, silence… In a world of busy and loud, it seemed as if life had stopped, however, … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ahhh, Paella.

If you have ever cooked Paella  or have a wonderful friend  (in my case) that cares enough about food to prepare one, you know Paella is not all about the … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Five ladies, a stack of meatballs and a blue spoon.

It is fun to watch women working together.  There is always laughing, singing and , of course, a little gossiping as well.  In this group of  five, Doña Teofila is … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 6 Comments

Meet Maew

I met Maew while covering an assignment for Edible Austin.  (Check out her and her husband’s story at Edible Austin’s last issue. “When Harry met Maew” it is a wonderful … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

It is never divided it only multiplies.

I never quite understood the amount of love we are capable of producing until I had my own children. I remember thinking there was no way I could love my … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 9 Comments

Blooming….

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July 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

A little messy, but that’s ok.

At Mongolian Hot Pot  in Houston  the idea is to self cook meat and vegetables in a very hot and delicious spicy broth shared and placed in the center of … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

Inspired by the past

If there is such thing as vacation blues, I am sure I have them.   Since I came back from Europe a week ago I have not been able to … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · 11 Comments

Everyone ate together at the same time.

Back when I was a little girl, I did not know my father would be the first foodie to influence my life. My father had  high standards about food as … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

One to give, the other one to receive.

“Do you want to be happy? Travel with 2 bags, one to give, the other one to receive”  Goethe. One of the things I love about Mexico is how some … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Time for good food, a hearty laugh and a great conversation.

When my sons were in pre-school their Montessori guide (today a dear friend) invited them to celebrate her daughter’s 5th birthday party at her family’s restaurant. La Tuna Grill was … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

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