How to: Hot Chocolate Bombs! #craftychica #hotchocolatebombs

Try this: Mexi Hot Chocolate Bombs!

Have you heard about hot chocolate bombs? I hadn’t, then one night while scrolling on TikTok I came across a tutorial. Not even 10 seconds in, I was like – OMG, I HAVE TO MAKE THESE! This recipe reminds of the whole Dalgona coffee craze that happened last spring. Yup,

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Free printable: La Catrina pop-up card #craftychica #dayofthedead

History of La Catrina + Free Muertos Printable

  Not only are we talking about the history of La Catrina, but I also have a free muertos printable! I’ve created and compiled all the design elements you need to make a super cool pop-up card. All you need is a blank card or cardstock, glue stick, scissors and

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Free printable: Sugar Skull Paper Banner #craftychica #printable #muertos

FREE PRINTABLE: Sugar Skull Paper Banner

You are going to love these free printables I created in honor of Dia de los Muertos! This one is the Sugar Skull Paper Banner and what makes it such a fun craft is you can download the free printable and follow along with my directions to make it however

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Pizza Box Crafts - DIY Frankenstein Mask!

PIZZA BOX CRAFTS: DIY Frankenstein Mask

Looking for some recycled pizza box crafts? I have a good one for Halloween: DIY Frankenstein and astronaut masks! You’ll love this project because the end results are gasp-worthy, and they are a cinch to put together.  When it came to brainstorming ideas for this new campaign I’m doing for

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3 reasons to watch Hubie Halloweem, plus other fun movies! #craftychica #halloweenmovies

Easy pumpkin carving, no struggles + ideas!

I finally found an easy pumpkin carving method! The last time I carved a pumpkin was…ohhh, more than ten years ago. We all know it’s a high level art form that requires lots of patience and practice. Rather than dedicate my time, I have always gone for the foam pumpkins

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How to Make a Day of the Dead Ofrenda

  Here is how to make a Day of the Dead ofrenda! An ofrenda (offering) is an altar filled with items dedicated to a loved one who has passed on. It’s an essential component of any Dia de los Muertos celebration. Built to honor specific family members, they can be

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Cucuy conchas

Cucuy Conchas!

These cucuy conchas will be the STAR of your  Halloween treats, trust me! They are super fun to make – the kids will have a blast

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DIY Artful Pumpkins

I wanted to paint some artful pumpkins this year rather than embrace the traditional concept of fall. I bypassed the foam pumpkins at the craft store

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Know Your Culture: My Immigration Story

  Today I’m off to New York City to partake in the Latism conference. This will be the first time I’ve attended this gathering, I’ve always wanted to, but something always came up date-wise. This is definitely a good time to go. I’m one of 100 Latina bloggers invited to

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A Fusion of Traditions

  The holiday season. This is a topic that is very sensitive to me. I even wrote about it last year in the post, When Traditions Change. I had a really difficult time emotionally adapting to breaking tradition since my dad passed away five years ago. The ripple effects of

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