Familia Eats: Gelatina Tricolor


In honor of today being Mexican Independence Day and the second day of Hispanic Heritage Month, I have a special treat to share with you today…Gelatina Tricolor. Gelatina Tricolor, also known as Gelatina de Mosaico, is a very popular dessert in Mexico.  It’s even served in place of ice cream at birthday parties. During the […]

Familia Eats: Agua Fresca de Frutas

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  Agua Frescas are a very popular beverage here in Mexico.  They are traditionally served with the midday meal, which is our biggest and most important meal of the day, but they can also be served with dinner.  They are much better for you than sodas or those powdered mix drinks, because they are made […]

Multicultural Celebrations: 4th of July Carne Asada

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Even though I have been living in Mexico for the last 10 years, I always celebrate the 4th of July.  After all, you can take the girl out of America the beautiful, but you can’t take the proud American out of the girl. Whenever I think of the 4th of July, three things come to […]

A Fun Language Game for Older Kids and Adults

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  Having a multicultural family can often include learning a new language.  As a former English as a Second Language teacher, I thought I would share with you one of my favorite games to play that helps improve language vocabulary. The game is called BASTA! A simpler, budget-friendly version of  Scattergories.  It is best played with […]

Familia Eats: Mexican Rice (Jalisco Style)

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One of the greatest perks of living in a multicultural family has got to be the food.  Not only do we discover a whole new world of flavor, but it’s also a chance for us to learn the history behind the dishes and what they mean for our family and our new culture. In some […]