Although Puerto Rico is a small island it is huge in heart!  On November 19, the island celebrates Día de la Cultura Puertorriqueña y el descubrimiento de Puerto Rico (Day of Puerto Rican Culture, and the Discovery of the Island). However, in good Puerto Rican spirit, the celebration extends toRead More →

In the middle of the night, many Puerto Ricans during the holiday season gather together with musical instruments and sneak up at the doorway of unsuspecting homes to give them a “parranda!”   ♫♫♫♫ ¡Asalto! ¡Te traigo esta trulla pa’ que te levantes! ¡Te traigo esta trulla pa’ que teRead More →

I have seen so many wonderful lists of children’s books to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month that I was inspired to create a list of our top five Puerto Rican children’s books to celebrate throughout this month.  We have these books at home, and they are my child’s favorite. 1. KikiRead More →

Although we’re living in the US little one has been fortunate enough to celebrate a Noche Buena in Puerto Rico. Noche Buena is celebrated on Christmas Eve (December 24th) with a huge family gathering, food,  music, singing aguinaldos Navideños (similar to Christmas carols), and at midnight everyone goes to theRead More →