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Three-Day Weekend Craft Ideas!

An extra day to relax, party, and CRAFT? *Finger snaps in the air* Here are the BEST ideas for three-day weekend crafts! Let’s party! You can’t tell, but I’m raising both hands. Even during a pandemic a three-day weekend is welcome. I feel like there’s so much more you can

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How to make beautiful marbled polymer clay earrings! #craftychica

DIY marbled polymer clay earrings

  Polymer clay earrings have come a long way. I’ve been inspired by all the beautiful terrazzo-inspired designs I’ve been seeing on Instagram and knew I wanted to give it a try. Terrazzo tiles are spotted with contrasting colored inlays, they are such a classic look for homes, offices, hotels,

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Our favorite Latina moms on TV! #craftychica #latinx #mothersday

Our Favorite Latina Moms on Television

In celebration of Mother’s Day we thought it only fitting to celebrate the best Latina moms on television. As Latinas were raised watching telenovelas with our moms and abuelas and maybe even our tias. I recall going to visit my tia and if it was after dinner, she’d be relaxing

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How to make milk jug earrings! #craftychica #siempreleche

DIY milk jug earrings using alcohol inks!

  Check out these milk jug earrings I made! I never would have thought to cut up my milk jug until I was invited to participate in this fun Mother’s Day campaign with Milk. Love What’s Real – Amor por lo verdadero. How to make milk jug earrings – click

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Memories: Rock N Roll High School

When one of the most well-respected editors in the city asks you to write a first-person story for one of the biggest publications in town, you almost faint from the anxiety. That was my scenario, anyway. A few months ago, Amy Silverman, managing editor of Phoenix New Times offered me

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A Date With Nana

It’s been a while since I’ve visited my nana. I traveled so much last year, and then all the deadlines for work and such, I haven’t had time to see her as often as I like. So when my 96-year-old nana called me other day to take her out to

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