Spanglish Sunday 8

Happy Sunday!!! Here are some more Spanglish memes to tickle your funny bone and two new vocabulary words for you: bear: el oso wave: la ola Bear those words in mind… 😉     Check out my Hispani-centric Memes Pinterest Board for more jokes like these.   Enjoy the rest of your weekend.  Wishing you good things for the […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Frío Frío by Juan Luis Guerra

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to my first Friday Canción for 2019. Today I’m in a bit of a romantic mood.  Let’s get a head start on Valentine’s Day with a love song written and performed by Latino musical favourite, Juan Luis Guerra.  Frío Frío is wonderfully poetic in its description of love.  Love […]

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A Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

  After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country’s […]

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Spanish Lesson 16: Christmas Greetings in Spanish

    Hola mis amigos.   You already know how to wish someone Merry Christmas in Spanish…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  !Feliz Navidad! But perhaps you’d like to say a little more to your Spanish speaking friend or family member.  I’ve put together a short list of possible greetings you could use:   10 Christmas Greetings in Spanish   […]

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Día de las Velitas and other Christmas Traditions in Colombia

  On the night of December 7, every year in Columbia, across towns, cities and country-sides, people go into the streets filling them with lights… millions of candles, in fact.  This is how they celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the virgin Mary. It is a very colourful affair. Multicoloured candles and lanterns […]

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SPANGLISH SUNDAY (7)

Happy Sunday once again. I’m back with some more Spanglish memes to tickle your funny bone.  But, I’m going to make you work a bit harder for it this morning.  Before we get into the memes, here are two new vocabulary words for you: candle: la vela scarf: la bufanda These words just may  come […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Christmas Songs

6 Christmas Songs from Latin America

  Hola mis amigos.  Es viernes de nuevo.  Welcome back to my Friday Canción feature. Christmas music is another fun part of the season.  Today’s Friday Canción celebrates some fun Latino/ Hispanic Christmas songs. I’m sure you all know the iconic song “Feliz Navidad” but in case you don’t, I’ve included it too.  There are so many more to […]

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10 Traditional Latino and Caribbean Christmas Foods… and drinks!

Feliz Navidad! 12 more days to December 25th!!!!!  Are you getting ready? Are you actually ready?  Wow and hats off to you, if you are! There are lots of things I love about this season and over the next couple of weeks I’ll share some of them, but, for today, I’m going to talk about […]

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