Pop Up at the Tobin Center Art Market - December 5th

ChickRocks will be at the Tobin Center Art Market on December 5th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  See you there!  For more info on the market click here.  For the map to the Tobin Center click here

Pop Up at Liberty Market - November 29th

 ChickRocks will be at the Liberty Market on Sunday, November 29th from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Stop by! 

RBG Masks Restock

Ruth Bader Ginsburg masks are back in stock in my ChickRocks Etsy shop.  Click here.



Christmas Dangle and Stud Set of Earrings

Christmas season is almost here.  With this set, you'll get a pair of dangle and stud earrings for the price of 1.


Christmas Dangle Earrings

Who's counting down for Christmas?  

I am!  It's my favorite time of the year.  Nobody will judge you if you start celebrating a little early.  This has been a crazy year!  These are earrings are lightweight, super cute, and bring the right amount of Christmas bling to any outfit.


New Mask Necklaces

Check out my shop for the latest additions to the mask necklaces section.  They have been a bestseller with teachers!  

Grab one before they are gone!

Books Read - September 2020

These are the books that I read during the month of September 2020.  Click on the links to learn more about the book on Amazon.

Books Read - August 2020

These are the books that I read during the month of August 2020.  Click on the links to learn more about the book on Amazon.


Mask Necklaces

I will miss crafting once school starts. 

I am a middle school AVID Excel ESL teacher.   When I'm alone in my classroom, I plan to take off my mask and won't have a problem losing or misplacing my mask with this lanyard.  In addition, this mask necklace will help your face mask avoid contacting with other surfaces and risk contamination. 

 #comolaflor #selena #bidibidibombom #chiflada #chismosa #inspire #teach #Latina

Back to School Sale!'s time for me to get back in the classroom. I love sewing and crafting, I'll still continue to sew to do those things but at a much slower pace.  

I have some new projects and ideas in the works for the upcoming Christmas season.   So be on the lookout! 

So from now until the end of the month (August 31st) 20% off anything in my Etsy shop. The items will already reflect the sale price.

ps...If you're a teacher friend of mine and we work together, don't worry...I will refund you the shipping cost.


Books Read - July 2020

These are the books that I read during the month of July 2020.  Click on the links to learn more about the book on Amazon.


Books Read - June 2020

These are the books that I read during the month of June 2020.  Click on the links to learn more about the book on Amazon.


Pan Dulce Children's Masks

¡Qué delicioso es el pan dulce!

I recently collaborated with a local San Antonio shop to make some super cute children's masks.  No. 9 is a shop focusing on unique floral, speciality chocolates, and artisanal gifts located on Blanco Road and Fulton intersection.  Grab a burger at Chris Madrid's and then walk 2 short blocks to No. 9.  :)
Unfortunately, it's currently closed due to Covid-19 but you can visit their website to purchase a fabric face mask or call them for curbside delivery.  

Each fabric mask is 2-ply cotton with a pocket, so you have the option to also use an insert for additional protection.  It's only $10!!! 

Here's a link to the online shop and a direct link to the "Ducle Sueños" children's face mask.  While you're there, make sure to also look at the other super cool items they have available.  Support local and handmade! 

Make sure to also visit them on Instagram at @no.9floral

Books Read - May 2020

So much has happened these past few weeks.  I've had my post in draft form for weeks and finally decided to publish it.  :( 

These are the books that I read during the month of May 2020.  The Wives by Tarryn Fisher, Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, The End of the Affair by Graham Greene, and The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben.  Click on the book covers to learn more about the book on Amazon.



Vintage Mannequin Torso

My husband and I love antiquing!  

Walking into an antique shop is like taking a trip down memory lane.  Well...most of the items in an antique shop have been around for much longer than I've been alive but you get the point.  :) 

It's thrilling to treasure hunt.  I never know what I'll discover.  Even though my house is tiny, there's always room for another piece of mid-century furniture or lamp, the bookshelf has space for one more vintage book, the kitchen cabinets can hold additional plates and cups, and my jewelry collection has space to grow.  

Now, due to my newfound devotion to sewing, I make a beeline to anything fabric and sewing notions.  This vintage adjustable mannequin torso caught my husband's eye.  It was hidden under a fur coat.  Several days later, he took me to the antique shop and it was love at first sight.  My mannequin has a new loving home where it will be treasured for many years to come. 

ps....I also bought lots of vintage lace and fabric. :)

vintage adjustable mannequin torso

vintage lace and fabric


Packing My Classroom

The last time I walked out of my classroom (Friday, March 6th), I was eager for Spring Break.  Little did I know that it wasn't a typical break. 

Today was the first time back in my classroom.  I was there about the same hours as a typical school day.  However, today the bells didn't ring.  Students didn't walk into my classroom.  Nobody asked me for pencils or permission to charge their phones.  There weren't conversations about their vacations or the newest blockbuster movies or latest video games.  The student notebooks remained vertical aligned and my classroom library books were still standing spine out.  I didn't have to remind anybody to put their earbuds away.  My coveted Flair pens didn't magically disappear.  

One day we'll be together again, but for now, even the annoying little repetitive things in a middle's school teacher's daily life is what I truly miss.  


350 Sales!

WOW...I can't believe that I just made 350 sales.  From the bottom of my heart --> THANK YOU!  

¡Besos y gracias!  

Add caption


I love Stitch Fix

Do you Stitch Fix? 
I was reluctant at first but I'm so glad that I took the plunge.  I just received my 11th Stitch Fix last week!  I've been adding cute quality pieces to my wardrobe for the past 2.5 years.
If you haven't heard of Stitch Fix, it's a NO subscription and NO hidden fees, online personal styling service.  The first time you sign up, you complete a styling quiz which provides your likes and dislikes, measurements, price points and how many times you want to receive a Fix.  They match you with a personal stylist and a few weeks later, you receive a personalized selection of clothes in the mail.  It's fun trying out new clothing in YOUR bedroom.  If you love an item you pay for it online and if you don't (which rarely happens), you return the pieces in a pre-paid mailing envelope.  
I have set up my Fixes for 4 times a year, one Fix per season.  I often visit the Stitch Fix website to view how to style certain pieces or add additional items to my wishlist.  

If you're interested, click here and use this code to receive $25 off your first Fix. 



I am a bibliomanic... a book lover... an avid reader.  I love books! 

If you search my previous posts (label = BooksRead), you'll find a multitude of book cover collages.  Every book that I read is a special reminder of a story lived, a journey traveled, and hours spent immersed in somebody's reality.   Last year, I read 75 books!  My 2020 Book Challenge is 80 books!!!  Every month, I inch closer to my goal.  

It is only fitting that I create a bookmark.  Not just any bookmark, but a glitter filled bookmark to celebrate and shine a sparkly light on my love for books.  Visit my ChickRocks shop to snatch your bookmark. 



Heart Mini Cards

I love cards!  ❤️
These cards are so cute and perfect to give to a loved one or use as a gift tag.  Each card is designed, printed, folded, etc by me. The cards are 2.5" x 2.5" in size, printed on cardstock, and comes in a clear cellophane sleeve.  Cards come blank on the inside for your own personal message!  Visit my ChickRocks Etsy shop for more info.

mini cards, little greeting cards

mini cards, little greeting cards


Books Read - April 2020

I did not read as many books as previous months because the demand for fabric face masks have been at an all time high.  I'm not complaining, I get to listen to hours of my favorite podcasts while I'm cutting fabric, ironing, or sewing.  I will share some of my favorite podcasts in a future post.  

These are the books that I read during the month of April 2020.  Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore, Children of the Stars by Mario Escobar, and The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell.  Click on the book covers to learn more about the book on Amazon.

300 Sales!

Thank you! I can't believe that I just made 300 sales.  I love making things, whether it's fabric face masks, bookmarks, jewelry, etc.  I'm very humbled and grateful anytime that somebody purchases ChickRocks!  ¡Besos y gracias!

ChickRocks 300 sales on Etsy


Shout out from San Antonio Magazine

The San Antonio Magazine did a shout out to ChickRocks.  If you need a mask, I still have some available at my Etsy shop.

San Antonio Magazine Where to Buy Fabric Face Masks ChickRocks

Fabric Face Masks with Pocket for Filter For Sale

Back during the Christmas break, I took out my brand new sewing machine from a closet at my parent's house. I bought this sewing machine 7 years ago and it was still brand new in it's box with tape, never opened! 
I became the crazy shopper at Joann's buying sewing notions (thread, scissors, needles, fabric, dress patterns, etc.) without knowing how to sew. Thankfully, Joann's offers sewing classes...I eagerly signed up and I learned a little...enough to troubleshoot on my own. Who knew that several months later, we'd be in a pandemic and masks would be a requirement when out in public.  So in March, I became an online 'distance learning' teacher by day and sewist in the evenings. 
The face masks are handmade with 2 layers of the same cotton fabric. The pleated mask is about 9 inches in length by 7 inches in height after expansion, so it covers the nose and mouth. You choose of the mask with the elastic is 7 inches in length and be knotted to adjust size OR the ribbon is 36 inches in length, about 16 inches from each corner, ample length to tie behind the head. The mask has a pocket to allow for a filter insert.  The masks are sewn from 100% cotton fabric, washable and reusable. 
If you need a fabric face mask, visit my Etsy shop.   
Colorful Fabric Face Maks with Pocket for Filter For Sale

White Floral on Black Fabric Face Maks with Pocket for Filter For Sale

Pink Orange Mandela Fabric Face Maks with Pocket for Filter For Sale

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...