Pastelillos de guayaba y queso are a guava and cream cheese pastry. Some people call them pastelitos, others call them pastelillos. Me? I call them pastelillos because that’s how I learned to call these tasty and delish treats. Nevertheless, we can all agree that whether they’re called pastelitos or pastelillos
I have sat on this post for many days, writing, re-writing and looking for a perfect title. I’ll be honest, I was at a loss for words. How do we have this conversation with our sweet 9 year old?
I’m Frances a native Spanish speaker, married to a Southern gentleman and a multicultural & Latina mamá to a tween. I started blogging when my son was 4 years old.
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Although my Black/Latino child is no longer a little kid I still love to share with him classics featuring a Black Santa Claus. Here are six children’s book featuring a Black Santa that your children will love! Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase I’ll receive
What’s a great way to get some kids together to celebrate the holidays and share your culture? You throw a Christmas party with a Latin flair! Throughout the years, I’ve been called the “hostess with the mostess.” You see as a mom of one and living away from family and
What to do with games that your child no longer plays with? I’ve had this box of Jenga (knock-off brand) hanging around the house for a while. I hate to throw things out so I repurposed it into these Jenga Christmas ornaments. Aren’t they cute?? What do you need? I
Aunque existan países que reclaman un postre o el otro como suyo, la verdad es que muchas veces ese postre existe en nuestro país de origen pero con otro nombre. O sea, que los postres “ni son de aquí, ni de allá” como decía la India María (de seguro alguien
While researching Native American food I didn’t realize how similar they are to South American cuisine. It comes to show that all of the indigenous tribes in the Americas are connected through food. Today I’m excited to share five tasty indigenous recipes you can make to celebrate Native American Heritage
If you’re ever visiting Puerto Rico during the months of November and December stores across the island will have available traditional jíbaro clothing. The jíbaro is a symbol of Puerto Rican pride, especially around the holidays. Children dress like jíbaros for school, church and community programs. I’ve dressed my tween
¿Sabías que hoy es el Día Nacional del Inmigrante? En el 1987, el Congreso de Estados Unidos reconoció el 28 de octubre como el Día Nacional del Imnigrante. Para celebrar este día les comparto un poema de la autora Mariana Llanos. Sobre la autora: Mariana Llanos es una escritora y
In our journey to discover our Taíno heritage, I planned a few years ago a trip to Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center. The center is located in Ponce, Puerto Rico and it is one of the most important archaeological discoveries made in the Antilles. The center has a museum that is
Remembering and honoring the dead in Guatemala is very different from other Latin American countries. In Santiago y Sumpango Sacatepéquez, on All Day’s Saints on November 1st, they celebrate el Festival de Barriletes Gigantes. You can read more on this celebration on Multicultural Kid Blogs: Guatemala With Kids: The Sumpango