Nerd Home Improvement

Nerd Home Improvement

We are unabashed movie fanatics here at Casa De La Loma. (Click here for the story of how we named our home.) 

We spend our summer nights entertaining quite a lot here and having friends over to enjoy our Darby Outdoor Movie Theater. (We have our own Instagram hashtag for this: #DarbySummerMovies, but that's not important right now. Also, I'm martadarby on Instagram if you want to follow my own personal "relajo.")

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When Love Came to Town

When Love Came to Town

I have fallen in love many times before. The most obvious, of course, is with the man who shares my life and keeps my Cuban crazy in check. I appreciate my husband, Eric so much for that. 

And then there's always the day each of my four kids was born. Easy-peasy. There was no doubt that those love affairs would continue forever. (Except for the times when they make me crazy and I want to rip off their arms and beat them on the head, but that's sooo not important right now.)

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Ropa Vieja Pizza

Ropa Vieja Pizza

I have three words for you: Ropa. Vieja. Pizza. That's right. You're going to love me so much by the time you finish reading this. 

In my Cuban kitchen there are a few meals that are in constant rotation. I admit I tend to go for quick and easy. And delicious, of course. Because, as I often like to say to anyone who's listening, "Food should taste delicious." You may quote me if you like. 

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