José Campeche is Puerto Rico’s first and most significant painter of the 18th-century.  He was born on January 6, 1751, to Tomás Campeche a freed-slave who purchased his freedom and to María Jordán originally from the Canary Islands.  Of Afro-Caribbean descent, Campeche learned his father’s trade of decorator and gilder asRead More →

Every year as summer comes to a close, I start looking forward to Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated from September 15th through October 15th.  This year, I’m thrilled to introduce a new series:  “Notable Hispanics: A Hispanic Heritage Month Series for Kids.”  Each Monday, I will be featuring a notable Hispanic,Read More →

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and do I have a treat for you!  Hispanic inspired crafts for kids from countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain!  With 30+ kids craft, you’re sure to find a favorite for your kids to make. It’s a great way to learn about each country.Read More →

Hispanic Heritage Month is about celebrating the history and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans. For the past couple of  years we have been celebrating it at little one’s school and community.  If your school and/or community doesn’t celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month why not bring it to them?   Celebrating HispanicRead More →