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Northgate Market’s Mercado Project

Northgate Market’s Mercado Project

Imagine shopping at a Mexican mercado where you can find everything you need under one roof — that’s what I discovered at Northgate Market. Spending time at the grocery store is not my idea of fun, but juggling a large…

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DIY: Mexican Serape Pillows

DIY: Mexican Serape Pillows

If you’re a sentimental mama like me, then you’ll love this simple diy: Mexican fabric pillows that I repurposed from serapes I bought my sons on a camping trip to Baja California. I have to tell you the story of…

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Why My Latino Christmas Was Anything But

Why My Latino Christmas Was Anything But

My Mexican-American family enjoyed the tradition of tamales but our holiday celebrations were as American as apple pie. Growing up in a small rural community dotted with orange groves and horse trails and a predominantly white presence, I was acutely…

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Riverside Local | Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Riverside Local | Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

We celebrate Dia de los Muertos by painting our face like calaveras¬†and heading to our local Day of the Dead festivities with our family in downtown Riverside. Dia de los Muertos was such a lovely celebration this year. Since it…

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