kathy cano murillo

Kathy Cano-Murillo

Crafty Chica
Kathy Cano-Murillo is an author, artist, and founder of the award-winning site, CraftyChica.com. She is known for spreading the gospel of glitter – literally through her art & craft, and metaphorically via her presentations & books! She is a former newspaper columnist and has authored nine books, two of them novels. Her mission is to spread positivity through creativity through DIY projects, recipes, entertainment and more. She is a third-generation Mexican-American, a native Phoenician, mom of two, wife, with five Chihuahuas!

Kathy's Latest Articles


Mexi-Style Fondue


Posadas Navideñas is a great time for family bonding and celebration. What better way to get the family together than by hosting your very own posada? If you are looking for great finger foods to impress your guests might I recommend some fondue forks? Here is a Mexi-twist to traditional fondue. It’s just as flavorful, […]


Sweet Cheese Halloween Conchas


We all love conchas – those delicious shell-shaped pan dulce from the panaderia. Well, here is a sweet little twist to the tradition. Use Cacique’s Queso Fresco, mixed with some Crema and powdered sugar and you have a delectable filling for these sweet breads. What’s nice is that the flavor is light and not too […]


Sweet Potato Chorizo Boats


Brunch is a time to break out with your most creative munchies, especially if you aim to impress. These Sweet Potato Chorizo Boats with cream and eggs will do just that. It’s all about the element of surprise! The sweet potatoes as a base for the chorizo and egg makes for a creative combo that […]


Pan Dulce Waffles


Here’s a tasty way to add a nice surprise to your Easter brunch, or even lunch or dinner: Queso Fresco-Filled Pan Dulce Waffles. Because they are already so sweet, you don’t need syrup or butter, just a drizzle of Cacique Crema Mexicana! You can serve them whole, or cut them into bite-size appetizers. The result […]

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