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Marta Darby
Works at My Big, Fat, Cuban Family
Attended Platt College-Los Angeles
Lives in Mission Viejo, CA
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I'm giving away a custom piece of jewelry on the blog this weekend. Perfect for Mother's Day. Come check it out! #mybigfatcubanfamily
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I had the distinct honor and privilege of meeting Senator Marco Rubio a few months ago. I wrote about that today. 
(Also, I'm not looking for a political debate. I'm just telling my own story. Be kind.) http://bit.ly/1FGEu5b #MarcoRubio   #ANewAmericanCentury  
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I'm always saying "but that's not important right now." Today I took the time to make a list of all the things that ARE important to me right now. #mybigfatcubanfamily  
I really am so very grateful that I have so many wonderful opportunities come my way. I seriously get to go to some fun places and do really fun things. Like that time I went to Pixar and Skywalker Ranch. (I told you. Insufferable.) But my real life moves at a much slower and more reasonable pace. I still make dinner every night (mostly) and have mountains of laundry to do each week, but that's not important right now. What is important right now...
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What do you get your mother when she turns 101? Here's Luza on her 101st birthday. Isn't she beautiful? 
I came up with a very meaningful and delicious gift. 
Buen Provecho! 
Here's the link: http://bit.ly/HomeMadeMayonnaise
#luzais101   #mybigfatcubanfamily  
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I was pleasantly surprised by what's coming up "from the mind of George Lucas." Here's the interview.
http://www.mybigfatcubanfamily.com/my_big_fat_cuban_family/2015/01/about-love-and-strange-magic-with-george-lucas.html #strangemagicevent  
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I'm super out-of-my-skin excited to share that I get to visit SKYWALKER RANCH AND PIXAR next week. I know. Shut up. #StrangeMagicEvent #PixarInsideOut
You know that thing we Cubans do on New Year's Eve? Not just the eating of the 12 grapes and throwing the bucket of water out into the street, but the one about carrying a suitcase out into the middle of the street at midnight if you want to travel in the coming year? If you are confused about any of these Cuban New Year's Eve Traditions, read all about them right here. So, back to the suitcase at midnight. I was one of the many Cuban Faithful wh...
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Today I'm sharing the secrets to my beautiful garden. I'm a giver that way. #Mijardinidad   #sponsored   #mybigfatcubanfamily  
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Bacon. Guava. Cream Cheese. Bites. You're welcome. #FarmlandGameTimeRecipes
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This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. But, of course, all opinions are my own. Recipe Development - let’s discuss this for a moment. When I hear the term, “Recipe Development,” I think of scientist types in an expansive, pristine kitchen, clothed in white lab coats and safety goggles. Because “Recipe Development," you see, is probably something that's best left to the professionals. At least t...
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This is what heaven smells like. Am I right? #itsacubanthing   #mybigfatcubanfamily   #royalviolets  
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Guys! Elijah Kelley! Interview on the blog today. #elijahkelley   #StrangeMagic   #strangemagicevent  http://bit.ly/ElijahKelley
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Here's where I dish about my visit to Skywalker Ranch. Another item crossed of my Bucket List! #strangemagicevent   #skywalkerranch  
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I have some serious news fatigue, but if you are curious, here's my take on the news about Cuba. #Cuba   #mybigfatcubanfamily
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I'm Marta. Blogger. Mother. Documentor of Life. Cooker of Cuban Food. Wearer of Red Lipstick.
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Hola! My name is Marta Maria Darby, and I am passionate about telling stories.

Designer, blogger, Cuban cook, scrapbooker, photographer and mother of four, I wear many hats which may or may not include seasonal fruit (but that’s not important right now). I have been blogging for seven years - sharing my life, my culture, my family, and my recipes in my own Cuban-American style.

I tell the stories of my extraordinarily ordinary Cuban-American life. I believe in celebrating the “everyday.” Often. And well.
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  • Platt College-Los Angeles
    1988 - 1990
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May 21
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