Your Business Should Have Your Flavor

Over the years I’ve realized my business is an extension of who I am and for this reason when people see my business, they should see me. Everything in my business- logo, copy, colors, site theme, video, graphics, images and tag line, among other things, should represent who I am. BUT, this isn’t always easy.…

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What’s YOUR Great Quote?

Every morning as part of my business routines, I find a special quote or an inspirational story for the day and then post it on Facebook on my Shirley Solis business page (Have you liked our Facebook page yet? You should…) Finding a new quote is so much fun. I typically look for something inspirational in…

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A Mom’s Review of Everybody’s Fine (Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore)

After watching Everybody’s Fine, starring Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore, I recorded this video on Facebook. If you have children, you should definitely watch this movie. This film made me ponder the reality of parents who LOVE their children, parents who work hard to give them the very best education… Yet, they still fall…

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Easy and Delicious Turkey Recipe- Latino Style!

Even though I grew up in the United States, my mother did not cook turkey on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas. She didn’t know how to make turkey, because this is an American tradition. Instead, we used to go to a restaurant and eat lobster or shrimp! (Hey, I’m not complaining). However, when I got married,…

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Easy Dinner Idea – Authentic Tacos Recipe

Are you looking for easy dinner ideas? Try this authentic Tacos recipe from my book, Not Just Tacos. Serves 4 to 6 Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 30 minutes We start our journey with authentic Tacos. Contrary to popular belief, tacos are not a hard shell with ground beef, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, and…

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How to Handle Sibling Rivalry

Learning how to handle sibling rivalry is one of the most difficult tasks of parenting. In an effort to provide you with practical tips, I “borrowed” this post from my great friend Renee Ellison. She is the author of  Homeschool How To’s Domestic CD. Her post is regarding sibling rivalry. I know you’ll learn a…

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Why I Wrote Not Just Tacos- The Embarrassing Truth

Many people ask me why my first book is Not Just Tacos (a cookbook on Latin American food) and not a book on character…Trust me I am equally shocked,  because I was the worst cook ever! I literally burned everything and food was always either too salty or too plain. So, why did I write…

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Get an ‘A’ Everyday

One of the joys of homeschooling has been understanding I am in charge of my own education. Like many, currently in the educational system, I took my education for granted. I had learned to pass a test for the sake of the grade, and to have a high GPA for the sake of scholarships. All the…

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Serve without Depleting Yourself

I recently found this great post that inspired me. So, I asked the author (Louix Dor Dempriey) if I could post it here for you to learn too. It served as a great reminder that I need to be rested and replenished before I help others. I’ve highlighted the parts I like the most. Here it…

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Great Music to Get You Up in the Morning

A regular alarm clock just does not get me up in the morning anymore! I need music that invades my soul and makes my body move (it’s the Latin in me!). It’s amazing how our mind can shut off the alarm clock and completely ignore it! The next thing you know… the kids are up…

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