Raising Bilinguals – La Librería

In our household, I speak to the children in Spanish, and my husband speaks to them in English. Also, we live in LA, so they get to hear both languages frequently from a lot of different people. They are being raised as bilingual kids. There are a lot of studies that point out the benefits […]

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What I See A Lot On Pinterest – Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

Do people know that there are more than 10,000 different types of interior plants? Apparently not, because the only plant that I see over and over again in every featured home on the Internet is the Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree. I see the appeal: big beautiful lush leaves, lots of volume, and easy to take […]

Ramble The World – Boutique Hotels

Boutique Hotels are in! Chain hotels are out! Simple as that. The only problem with this premise is that 99.99% of our population (including me) can’t even afford to knock on the door of one of these fancy hotels, much less stay for a couple of nights, but because blogging is dreaming and dreaming is […]

Garden Concerts for Kids at the Getty

Summer in LA is fun — so much fun that I wish we could stay here during July and August and go away on vacation during the winter. I have children so I gravitate towards kid-friendly events. For example, we really like the Garden Concert for Kids at the Getty Center (not to be confused […]