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Lola’s Dining Room Makeover: Adding Color to My Comedor

Hola and Happy New Year! It’s been a hot minute since I’ve made time to sit at my computer and write, mainly because I’m currently in the final stages of a kitchen remodel and am in the midst of decluttering and trying to organizing my entire home and life, but today I wanted to share a little something different for those of you who are into home improvement projects.

¡Espero que les guste!

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Lola’s Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Ideas for Kids Who Don’t Need a Single Toy


¡Hola! I’m back this week with another holiday gift guide, but this one is for all of the little ones in your life. Like most kids, mine don’t need a single toy, so I created a list of some of my favorite finds – some of which were given to my children and others I discovered myself. I hope you find something you love in my holiday gift guide for kids who don’t need a single toy.  

Happy holidays,


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Lola’s Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Ideas for Comadres Who Love Comida, Cultura, and Self-Care

¡HOLA! This year I’ve created my first-ever holiday gift guide. My sisters like to say I’m somewhat hard to shop for, so I created a guide with some of my absolute favorite purchases – most of which were gifts to myself. I love gifting these items to my amigas, hermanas, and comadres. Hope this guide inspires you to buy a little something for yourself, or a loved one…or both. And stay tuned, because I have a kid’s guide coming up next. 

Happy shopping,

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My Familia’s Fall Bucket List: 20 Things to Do

On an eight-hour road-trip back to Denver from South Dakota, my niece and I each created our fall bucket lists. I’m someone who loves summer so it takes time for me to warm up to autumn, but thinking through all of the fun activities we can plan got me excited about the changing seasons. I hope this bucket list serves as an activity guide for you to enjoy before all of the holiday madness begins!

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Lola’s Salsa Negra: One of the Best Salsas from a Jar, According to Experts

¡Hola! I’m back with more good news today. This week my Salsa Negra was featured in Thrillist’s article, “The Best Store Bought Salsas, According to Experts.” Thrillist assembled a panel of Mexican food experts and asked for their salsa recommendations, then conducted a separate taste test with over 25 staffers, including Senior Food Editor, Adriana Velez. My Salsa Negra made the cut and is one of the “smaller, craft brands you’ve just got to try.”
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