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An Ode to La Villita

Here’s to the faces and places of Chicago’s La Villita. Paletas dripping with sweet fruit juice. The spice of tacos and tamales that shocks your tongue and burns your lips, but keeps you coming back for more.  344 more words

La Villita

One Tamal, Two Tamales

My friend and fellow blogger Simmi Isaac, who speaks multiple languages – although Spanish is not one of them – recently wrote that she had a “beef tamal” for lunch. 627 more words


Bogota, Booze and Blues

This is one of those blogs that it is more about images than words, which brings me to a confession. Several people have complimented me on the quality of the photography. 711 more words

At it again. Haha God!

Oh hi.

It’s been about 4 months since my last bit of foreign travel. Since then I’ve been distributing high grade cosmetics, again, I just love doing it. 284 more words


The Novice and the Arduino

Check out my adventures as a Maker trying to learn how to use and program my Boarduino. Check out my success with programming “Blink” at… 80 more words


Six, the Easy Way ~ Vegetable Tamales

Mexican Restaurants – Whether it’s the strength of the margaritas, the freshness of their chips, the scoville scale of their salsa, or just how “authentic” it all is; everyone has their own way of judging a good one. 745 more words

Side Dishes

Homemade Tamales

When I was a little girl, my parents were friends with a family that cooked the most amazing homemade Mexican food.  Tortillas, tacos, enchiladas and of course tamales were items that we would trade for our Italian cooking.   779 more words