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Growing up Latina

Celebrate Día de los Muertos with M&M’s!

While the vast majority of Americans celebrate Halloween, there is another holiday that’s rising in popularity:  the traditional Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos.  And much like in Halloween, candy and confections plays a big role in the festivities.  As you prepare stories on Día de…

Growing up Latina

Día de los Muertos Cultural Festival!

I personally don’t celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) but I know and recognize the significance this special holiday has on my culture.   This is the reason why I want to share this with you. If you live in Southern California then you have to know…

Growing up Latina

Officially done: My first Passport!

On Wednesday of last week, for the very first time EVER, I applied for my U.S. passport.   I’ve never had one before.Back in the days of international travel, all that was needed was a birth certificate (yes, that was the last time I traveled abroad).  Since I…

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Just Google it!

**Spanglish post**On Sunday we had a Carne Azada/B-day party for my son. It’s his birthday tomorrow. 11 years! For those of you who are Latinos, you know what this means. Get together, eat, talk, laugh, and then we eat some more! Por eso estamos, como estamos…