Día de Los Muertos + Halloween Mashup

You don’t need to remind me – ya sé – Día de Los Muertos and Halloween are two different holidays, but they’re close together and share some similar elements, so even though I’ll be accused of confusing the gringos even more with this post, aquí está. Here are some of the most chévere things I’ve […]

Chévere Finds

Somehow I manage to find products with Latin sabor wherever I shop, even in places you wouldn’t expect it. I don’t buy everything I see, as tempting as that would be, but I’ve started snapping photos. Here are a few of the more chévere things I discovered. Shirt $5 at Five Below. Piñatas at K-Mart. […]

Bubu Lubu

When the piñata broke open, niños y adultos alike, scrambled to retrieve their favorites. (The adultos pretended they were just helping the niños but I saw them gleefully flee the scene, their hands and pockets full of dulces.) My husband kneeled down and plucked up a long candy bar in a shiny blue wrapper that […]


For those who aren’t bilingual English/Spanish and are wondering what something means, I will try to keep an alphabetical glossary here for some of the words or phrases I commonly use. Be aware that some of these words are slang and some are offensive. Some of these words are Mexicanisms (I’m particularly fond of Mexican […]