Total newbie to Flagstaff. I’m still finding my way here with the help of my 4 year old, my husband, and my pets. I grew up in Los Angeles and moved to Orange County for a few years before moving back to L.A, and then to Flagstaff. In my free time, I enjoy the company of a cup of coffee and thrift stores. I like talking about travel, food, culture, traditions, trying to go green, motherhood struggles, random subjects, and memes.

5 Ways to Show Up for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hey,Flagstaff! It’s me, ya girl who procrastinates and writes her articles in between other things. What’s up? Well, it is almost the end of September/beginning of October, and I have kept pushing out my article....

Mom! Why I No Speak Spanish?

Confessions of a bilingual mom without a bilingual child. I have been speaking Spanish my whole life. My parents, being from Mexico, spoke Spanish. I learned to pray in Spanish, and my lullabies, cartoons, stories….all...

Shirley’s Q+A – Meet The Contributor

Family: My husband and I have known each other since we were kids. We got married in 2019 when I was just 19. Ah, young love, haha.   We just celebrated our 11 year...

Let’s Stop the Mom Shaming

I was mindlessly scrolling through Facebook when I came across a meme about motherhood. It really got me thinking “is this what people really think?” Here is the meme, courtesy of Google Images (because the...