Day of the Dead Catrina Makeup Tutorial

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Day of the Dead Catrina Makeup Tutorial by Carly Ryan, Makeup Artist Step 1: Go to your local Halloween shop or anywhere they sell a cream color wheel. Look for one that has white (as main color), black and red as those are the ones you’ll use the most for a Catrina look. For detailing, […]

Fun & Delicious Day of the Dead Recipes!

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Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Recipes Recipes and photos provided by NESCAFÉ Café de Olla and NESTLÉ Abuelita. Day of the Dead begins on November 1st and to prepare for the holiday, we wanted to share with you a couple of delicious Day of the Dead recipes by NESCAFÉ Café de Olla and […]

WATCH: The True Meaning of Día de los Muertos

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The True Meaning of Día de los Muertos Watch this beautifully animated, and heart felt, short film about a little girl who visits the land of the dead, where she learns the true meaning of the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos.  Student Academy Award Gold Medal winner, 2013. Produced by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, […]

WATCH: A Gringuito Who Makes Cuban Cafecito

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Being in a bicultural relationship myself, I love videos like this that show other Anglos trying to “be Latino”.  This Anglo in particular is showing off his skills by making a Cuban Cafecito, which reminds me of the first time I made Mexican Pastel de Tres Leches for my mother-in-law and she had to show […]

Teen Travel Summit & Extravaganza {Passport Party Project}

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Today we just had to share this awesome event from the The Passport Party Project! Check out the details below: is a super! fantastic! Weekend Extravaganza for tw/eens & their parents featuring travel workshops, travel chat, travel prizes & loads of travel fun! MISSION To encourage safe, educational & fun domestic and international travel for tw/eens and […]

Happy Valentine’s LIFE!

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It is said that February 14th originally became a lover’s holiday when the ancient Romans celebrated Lupercalia, an annual fertility festival. Circa 496 AD, the then Pope, Gelasius, declared February 14th to be St. Valentine’s Day, a Christian feast day. On St. Valentine’s Day in AD 1400, a court is opened in Paris. It’s a High Court of Love, dealing with affairs […]

Celebrating Los Tres Reyes Magos in the U.S.A.

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This article is part of our Multicultural Holidays series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here. Celebrating Los Tres Reyes Magos in the U.S.A. This story first appeared on Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes. When our baby was six months old he visited Puerto Rico for the […]

Fútbol, Football, le foot or soccer?!?

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Fútbol, Football, le foot or soccer?!? By Diana Limongi-Gabriele Growing up in a Hispanic household, I wasn’t watching “Monday night football” and the Superbowl is only something I remember coinciding with my birthday.  My dad watched fútbol. I remember asking him questions like; what are the rules?  What do they do?  How long does it go for?  I […]

Mix-up your Multicultural Holidays by Celebrating What’s Different

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This article is part of our Multicultural Holidays series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here. We’re Different, We’re the Same by Jen Marshall Duncan When my kids were littler, we read this book over and over again. Sometimes we turned the pages looking for noses that looked […]

Latino & Jewish: Why I chose Hanukkah over Christmas {LatinoMetro}

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This article is part of our Multicultural Holidays series.  You can submit your own story for publishing on Multicultural Familia via our submissions page here. Latino & Jewish: Why I chose Hanukkah over Christmas By Trina Hernandez “Somos judios sefarditas.” “Whaa… ¿En serio?” “Si, mira…” Hearing my Dad explain to me our ancestry was something that made my […]

Celebrate the Birth of Bahá’u'lláh {Holy Day Kids Craft}

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Celebrate the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh {Holy Day Kids Craft} This story first appeared on All Done Monkey. Scroll to the end for a video of my father singing a special holiday song! Do you know what we remember, on the twelfth day of November? If you were a Baha’i child growing up in the US in the […]

Day of the Dead Skull Craft for Kids

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Day of the Dead Skull Craft for Kids Syndicated from Kid World Citizen. As you may know, Day of the Dead- Día de los Muertos- is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, some other countries in Latin America, a few countries in Europe, and the Philippines. In Mexico, skeletons are a big part of Day of the Dead […]