Category Archives: Domestic Diva

The Homemaking Side of Mommon Sense

Rainbow & Pot o’ Gold Fruit Platter: St. Patrick’s Day Party Pleaser

Today my little preschooler has a St. Patrick’s Day party.  And this time we signed up for fruit.  Figured that one shouldn’t be too bad. Brainstorming our options, this is what we came up with… A rainbow of strawberries, oranges, … Continue reading


St. Patrick’s Day Preparations: Corned Beef & Cabbage

Although my Puerto Rican genes have seemed to override the rest, truth is…I’m just as much Irish! Shocking, I know. Growing up, we enjoyed many mouth-watering Puerto Rican dishes like arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas) and pernil (roasted … Continue reading


Mommon Sense for Valentine’s Day

Okay, I admit it…I have this horrible tendency to OVER-plan things.  And unfortunately, my over-planning has an adverse affect on not only myself, but my little ones…especially the three year old. I wanted Valentine’s Day to be EXTRA special this … Continue reading


Comfort Food: Spinach and Tortellini Soup

It was a day where you reach to the back of your drawer and pull out those old worn-thin jeans that are either totally faded or have holes…or both. You know, the ones you should have thrown away two years … Continue reading


Making Life Easier #6: Kid’s Laundry Corner

So taming the chaos within our home has been an ongoing project for some time, but recently I’ve become slightly obsessed with it. Nothing has been a major undertaking, but just little changes/additions here and there to make life a … Continue reading


Just ‘Cuz Cupcakes

Maybe its because it just seemed like fun…or maybe its because my body’s going through withdrawals after all the Christmas holiday treats!  But whatever the reason, last week I decided to break out the aprons and bake some cupcakes! Now … Continue reading


2-in-1 Christmas Cookie Recipe (12 Days of Christmas: Day 8)

‘Tis the season for baking and since I’m not much of a baker, I limit myself to our very favorites! I present to you Chocolate Mint Cookies and for those crazies that do not like mint, like my husband…Chocolate Peanut … Continue reading


A Fall Family Favorite: Iced Pumpkin Cookies

So today on the spur of the moment I decided to tackle some pumpkin cookies with my kiddos. These are a fall favorite in our household. And best of all, they make the house smell FAAAB-ULOUSly fall! The intoxicating aromas … Continue reading


Making Life Easier #4: Baskets & Bins

4) My Beloved Baskets and Bins! Okay, I admit it…I have an addiction. I am addicted to having a bin or basket for everything…but only because I’ve experienced the alternative (and still do)…having random toys, books, and games scattered about … Continue reading


When Dust Bunnies Mate…

So a few days ago, I dared to take a peak under our bed and thought hmmm…maybe it would be a good idea to go through everything “stored” (in other words, all those random things we’ve just shoved under there, … Continue reading