bilingual, Spanish Culture and Language

Bilingual Fun with Window Crayons

Four years ago we bought Crayola window crayons to decorate with before our Día de los Muertos party. After the fiesta, I got thinking we could make art with them year round. We began a tradition of seasonal window decorations in our kitchen. Each change of season our child and I combine forces to produce […]

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Living Abroad, Spanish Culture and Language

A Chilean Christmas

What does December bring to mind? Snow drifts? Elves? Menorahs? Holiday lights? Most likely winter. Could summer arrive in December? As someone who grew up at 45ºN latitude, the question seems absurd. Although, later in Texas I experienced Decembers that were not very cold, they were still called winter. In Arizona and New Mexico, people […]

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