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Category Archives: Holidays

¡Adivina Adivinador! Day of the Dead Sayings

Category : Holidays Date : Sep - 15 - 16 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

Hay más tiempo que vida There is more time than life. Hierba mala nunca muere. Bad weed never dies. Se me subió el muerto. The deceased climbed on me!  Which means: “It really scared me!” Ya ni en la paz de los sepulcros creo. I don’t even believe in the peace of the tombs anymore. Read More

Amorcito Corazón Song Listen to this song

Category : Holidays Date : Jan - 29 - 16 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

Amorcito Corazon (My Darling Sweetheart) is a classic Mexican love song written by Pedro de Urdimalas. [embed]https://youtu.be/ST0ceoPeV1Y[/embed] Read the lyrics of this song in English and Spanish clicking here Read More

Grandes Romances Mexicanos

Category : Holidays Date : Jan - 08 - 16 Posted by : May Herz

El 14 de Febrero en México y muchos otros países se celebra  el Día  del Amor y la Amistad pero tal vez sea en Mexico en donde se festeja con mas fervor y tradición. Probablemente sea esta fecha en la que mas serenatas se lleven y mas chocolates y globos se regalen.  Y es que los Mexicanos Read More

Pavo Relleno de Navidad: Stuffed Turkey

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 30 - 15 Posted by : May

Pavo Relleno de Navidad: Stuffed Turkey 1 6-8 lb turkey 2 tb butter 1 onion chopped 1 clove garlic chopped 2 lbs ground pork 1 green apple, peeled, cored & chopped ¼  cup toasted slivered almonds ¼  cup raisins 2 medium tomatoes peeled, seeded & chopped 2 chiles jal Read More

Noche Buena Christmas in Mexico Copy

Category : Holidays Date : Nov - 03 - 15 Posted by : May

by May Herz What a wonderful season December is in Mexico: Piñatas, Pastorelas, Posadas.... We have just finished the Día de Muertos festivities, and now the market where I usually shop, and where the famous painter Frida Kahlo also used to get her flowers and food, is completely transformed Read More

Jose Guadalupe Posada: Creator of La Catrina

Category : Holidays Date : Oct - 10 - 15 Posted by : Alfonso Olvera

   José Guadalupe Posada, an ingenious and original artist, lived during one of the most turbulent times in Mexico.  He knew how to capture the essence of this turbulence in his lithographs to the point that they became the icon of Revolutionary Mexico.  Posada was born in Aguascalientes in Read More

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