Tips and Tricks: Facial Moisturizer, Thyroid, and Irises (Weirdest blog title ever? Maybe.)

My skin has gone crazy this winter. This could be the result of many things. Age. Winter and the the dry, heated air that comes with it. Could also be the dumpster fire that is my TSH levels. TSH are the thyroid hormone levels; I have hypothyroidism because my thyroid gland basically stopped working after …

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Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda… no Offend-a

  Now when it comes to talking about Dia de los Muertos... as a white, middle aged, blond haired, green eyed guera, I consider myself no entitled-ass expert over here or anything. But know this- while I am not Mexican by birth I married one, we're raising three, AND I made alters for Dia de …

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The Texas Garden in August aka Picante’s Inferno

The garden in August is a lesson in survival and non-survival. Miss a day's watering and your three year old spirea is toast. (Not a hypothetical example). It's cut to the ground and is starting to leaf back out- that was touch and go though, it was in no way a given that it would …

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