• Pansexual Pride Day

    Pansexual Pride Day

    Today is Pansexual Pride Day. Pansexuality is a sexual orientation which is not limited by gender, and is defined as an attraction to all genders, including non-binary and gender non-conforming people. By recognizing Pansexual Pride Day, we are acknowledging the importance of creating space for all gender identities and sexual orientations. It also serves as […]

  • Is a Flag Just a Flag Anymore?

    Is a Flag Just a Flag Anymore?

    I’ve been struggling whether to share this story since last week. I have gone through several emotions, from shock to sadness to disbelief to anger. I’m not part of the LGBTQIA+ community; I’m an ally, just like Lauri Carleton was, and just like her, I am very vocal about my support because I believe it’s […]

  • Three Kings Day: How We Celebrate in Puerto Rico

    Three Kings Day: How We Celebrate in Puerto Rico

    In Puerto Rico, the holiday season does not end on Christmas Day, it continues into January. We call it “Día de Reyes”, but it is officially called “Día de Los Tres Reyes Magos”. Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, is a religious holiday on January 6 that commemorates the visit of three Wise Men to baby […]

  • Realistic Goal Setting

    Realistic Goal Setting

    Last night, while I was waiting for the year to end, I decided to get a jump on the new year and took out my brand-new planner from Get Organized HQ. One of the things that intimidated the most was goal setting. I am horrible at setting realistic goals, and even worse at breaking them […]

  • New Me, Same Goals

    New Me, Same Goals

    “The best day to start something is the day you want it.” Lara Casey I posted this quote almost 2 months ago. I was very motivated and excited to work on ME, and I did. I was changing many aspects of my life, especially my mind and my way of looking at myself and treating […]

  • About Starting Goals

    About Starting Goals

    This quote by Lara Casey has stuck with me for months. I have been in a rut for the past few years, trying to get out of it unsuccessfully. I have started new goals SO. MANY. TIMES. But I couldn’t stick with it. I always blamed external sources or my own circumstances, but the truth […]

  • The Solution for the Stuff Kids Lose #MabelsLabels

    The Solution for the Stuff Kids Lose #MabelsLabels

    Mabel’s Labels are the best labels I have found, by far. They’re gorgeous, they don’t fall off and are water and heat proof.

  • Orange Cranberry Pecan Bread (Bread Machine Recipe)

    Orange Cranberry Pecan Bread (Bread Machine Recipe)

    If you want to try a soft, fluffy bread in your bread machine using regular flour and yeast, you HAVE to try this Orange Cranberry Pecan Bread!! This year, Santa gave me a bread machine, and I am in love!! The only thing that surprised me was that almost all recipes recommend bread flour and […]

  • 12 Must-Do Experiences During the Holidays at Walt Disney World

    12 Must-Do Experiences During the Holidays at Walt Disney World

    Do you like visiting Walt Disney World during the holidays? I absolutely love it!! Between the lights, decorations, music, special events, and let’s be honest, great weather, it’s the best time to visit in my opinion. During this time of year, Walt Disney World transforms into a wonderland of holiday sights, sounds and tastes. Whether […]

  • My 8 Favorite DIY Cleaners for the Entire Home

    My 8 Favorite DIY Cleaners for the Entire Home

    All my life, I have been fortunate to have had professional help with the heavy duty cleaning in my home. All I needed to do was light cleanings of counters, mirrors, bathrooms and floors in between cleanings. My cleaning supply consisted of a lot of single-duty harsh cleaners that were expensive and bad for the […]

  • Puerto Rican Mezcla Sandwiches

    Puerto Rican Mezcla Sandwiches

    Mezcla sandwiches are very traditional in Puerto Rican kitchens. “Mezcla” means “mix”, which is exactly what it is: a puree of ham and cheese for sandwiches. Ok, so “puree of ham and cheese” doesn’t sound very appetizing, but stay with me, I promise it’s worth it! We make mezcla sandwiches all the time. For family […]

  • Hello world!

    Hello world!

    Hi there! My name is Zelma, welcome to my brand new blog! Before we start, let me tell you a bit about myself. I was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and aside from a brief move to Caguas (literally the town just south of San Juan), and the year I spent in […]