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Easy and Edible Sugar Skulls

Day of the Dead is just around the corner and one of its most distinctive symbols is the sugar skull. Today, I’d like to share how I make edible sugar skulls quickly, easily, and without eggs. Now that the Day of the Dead or Día de Muertos has become…

Day of the Dead Lanterns

While interest in Day of the Dead has grown in the United States in recent years, the celebration has always been a part of my family’s tradition. We see it as a particularly special, family time. We do things like making crafts, such as these Day of the…

Spooky Fun Halloween Foods for Kids

Colorful, yummy, spooky and fun Halloween foods for kids. Check out the step by step instructions. Boooo! Driving through the neighborhood these last days of October, I’m struck by how my boys are drawn in by the Halloween houses. I can see their feelings are complex, perhaps a…

7 Day of the Dead Activities to Do with Kids

Thanks to the great folks at Target for underwriting this post. As always, my comments, opinions, and love for celebrating Day of the Dead are my own. Each year I like to share about our Day of the Dead festivities. I hold this celebration particularly close to my…

Day of the Dead Focaccia Style Cheese Bread

While this is in no way a traditional Day of the Dead bread, the kind, for instance, you would put on your Day of the Dead altar, this delicious focaccia is still my own special Day of the Dead loaf. It includes yummy Mexican cheeses, olive oil, salt,…

DIY Day of the Dead Flower Pots

Bring some color to your garden with these Day of the Dead flower pots. This is a great activity to share with your family. One of the challenges of living in a bicultural family is the calendar gets pretty full, especially when the holiday season rolls around. October…

Displays for Day of the Dead in Mexico

  Today is Day of the Dead and in cities all over Mexico families are going to cemeteries to visit their loved-ones who have passed. In Mexico, many believe that on this day our dearly departed return from the world of the dead to be with, and comfort, our…

¿Tacos para Halloween? ¡Sí! / Tacos for Halloween? Yes!

ENGLISH VERSION BELOW ¿Qué es lo que comerás en Halloween?  nosotros regularmente comemos pizza, sin embargo, dado que somos mexicanos, este año vamos a cambiar el menu y haremos tacos, si, ¡tacos!  ¿Qué opinas sobre hacer de la noche de Halloween una noche de tacos? a nosotros nos encantan…

Espejo Mexican Cookie Recipe

This espejo Mexican cookie recipe is very easy. Espejos, Spanish for mirrors, are a popular Mexican pan dulce. Learn how to make them at home step by step. They are easier than you might think. Cookies are a popular type of Mexican pan dulce, which can be found…

Macadamia Bacon Chicken Salad with Date Sandwiches

Macadamia Bacon Chicken Salad with Dates features a delicately balanced blend of sweet & savory flavors and textures. As delicious as it is, it’s even better on a Parkerhouse style roll, making this sandwich combination ideal for brunches or any other special occasion. In partnership with Bridgford Avoid the…

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