La voz de Frida

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m obsessed with Frida Kahlo. But the last two months haven given me such unexpected Frida Kahlo magic… that I’m still in disbelief. Last month I got to attend Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, the largest U.S. exhibition of Frida’s work in the last ten years. And just…

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Chuga chuga choo choo 2!

Two years ago, I threw my son Elías a Thomas the Train themed birthday party. I’ve shared images from some of my kid’s birthday parties in the past, but I’ve never done a full breakdown of all of the pieces involved in making the event happen. So for the first time, I’m giving this a…

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El Mundo de Elí

Here are some photos from Elí’s first Elmo birthday. I guess Elmo is becoming a trend :). Party prep: Elías Sesame Street Crayons and Dorthy royal icing cookies The birthday boy and his abuelito The birthday table Rainbow pound cake with Italian buttercream frosting Birthday brother eating cake The Sesame Street birthday family Chocolate Elmo…

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Feliz Cumpleaños Frida Kahlo

As many of you know I am obsessed with Frida Kahlo. So are my sons. Today we celebrate this magnificent woman’s bday. View this post on Instagram The big one wanted to join his little brother. #saturdayreading #fridakahlo #mommyoftwo #lacasadeloswellscobars A post shared by maya escobar (@mayanoemi) on Dec 5, 2015 at 2:03pm PST View…

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Fourth of July Buttercream Ombré Pinata Cake

This year we celebrated ‘Murica to the fullest with a Fourth of July Buttercream Ombré Piñata Cake. Truth be told, after last year’s massive flag cake I wasn’t planning on making anything too crazy. But my family seemed so disappointed and I ended up caving. I’m happy though that I went for it. I had…

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Fourth of July Flag Cake

Last fourth of July I was SUPER pregnant.  And like any rational minded soon to be mami of two, I decided that I should spend my last days of freedom on my feet, for hours, baking a flag cake. I started by making a 5 layer red test-cake with buttercream filling.  But I wasn’t happy enough with…

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FC Barcelona Bday!

Welcome to Messi Madness aka my son’s third birthday.  I was a year behind in posting last year’s pictures, so this year I am getting on it right away. My little man is absolutely crazy about soccer and of course Lionel Messi. He runs through our home yelling “Mama soy Messi y mi hermano es Neymar Jr.”…

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My little guy’s GRRiffic 2nd birthday

He LOVES Daniel Tiger and this was his last rendezvous as an only child*, so I figured we’d celebrate him to the max. And celebrate we did… I went way overboard on all the little details and decorations but I was so busy chasing around my toddler and making sure everyone was having a good…

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Sesame Street 1st Birthday

Adán loves Elmo and I love Adán. So needless to say, his 1st birthday had to be an Elmo/Sesame Street extravaganza. And believe me, I worked my butt off to make it happen. I know I am 4 months behind, but here are some photos of his big day. My only regret is that I…

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