Eva Longoria Wants You to Vote and so do I

There are 26 days until the presidential election and Eva Longoria and I have an important message to send to you: vote. This could be the most important election of our lifetime - as women and latinos. So please vote. I had asked Longoria why it's so important for Latinas to vote last week at an event at The London in West Hollywood for...

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An Echidna, an Australian porcupine, at the San Diego Zoo

Sleepover at the San Diego Zoo for The Wild Life Movie

One thing that has been on my California bucket list since I moved to Los Angeles nearly 11 years ago has finally… Continue reading »

Wildflowers in Joshua Tree National Park

Instagram and Mom.me

I’m not an Instagram star. I don’t have tens of thousands of followers and I don’t make a million dollars… Continue reading »

Yvonne Condes at the We All Grow Summit (photo courtesy of Robson Muzel and ‪#‎WeAllGrow‬ Summit)

The White Mexican

This is the full version of the story I told at the #WeAllGrow Summit 2016. To watch the video, visit… Continue reading »

Mountain biker Eric Porter jumps over a mushroom boulder in Moab, Utah. Courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman Films. Photographer: Barbara MacGillivray ©VisitTheUSA.com

National Parks Adventure Review

As a family, we love the National Parks. We try to visit one every year to hike, camp and explore…. Continue reading »

Pies (photo by Yvonne Condes)

Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe

A friend just asked me for my pie dough recipe and I thought I would share it here. I use… Continue reading »


Why Gluten Free Cheerios Matter to Me

The call from the doctor was short but devastating: “We think you have cancer, we just can’t find it.” My… Continue reading »


Kamloops, Revelstoke, and Banff National Park #ExploreMore

Many years ago when I was still in college, I spent a summer working in Alaska. I had managed to… Continue reading »


KCRW Sound in Focus and CicLAvia

One of the best things about living in Los Angeles is all of the free events happening around town throughout… Continue reading »


MomsLA Podcast

Hey, there. I haven’t been posting much here because it’s been very busy over at MomsLA. I’m excited to say… Continue reading »


Fall Road Trips

We’ve done a bit of traveling in the last few months. We’ve been to Carmel to try out the dog-friendly hotel, Hofsas… Continue reading »


Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Saturday, Nov. 1st is Dia de los Muertos, the day when families celebrate their loved ones who have passed away,… Continue reading »


My Head in a Crystal Ball #HalloweenTime

I’m already a geek about Disneyland and Halloween and I don’t care who knows it. I love Halloween at Disneyland… Continue reading »