Select Page

HOLIDAY

Seven Awesome Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

Dads are pretty great. They kill spiders and check for monsters under the bed. Dads fix broken bikes and help build forts. Dads are great with tools and grills and hugs.  Dads are just all around great guys .But they can be really, really hard to buy for! Father’s Day is a month away, and I’m already stressing. What do you get the dad who owns more screwdrivers than the hardware store sells and couldn’t possibly cram another tie on his tie rack?  

Read More

Celebrate Memorial Day with Kids

Memorial Day, the unofficial kick off to summer in the U.S., is a time when many of us get together in the backyard for cookouts and pool parties, often celebrating the end of the school year and to toast the warm days that lie ahead. But Memorial Day, celebrated in the United States on the last Monday in May, is an American National Holiday meant to commemorate servicemen and women who died while serving our country in the US Military. In 2021, the holiday will be observed on Monday

Read More

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Kids

May 5, or Cinco de Mayo, is a big deal in Texas. Cinco de Mayo is a day we put on the calendar and celebrate together as a family. My girls attend a Fine Arts and Dual Language Academy, where they learn Spanish as part of their coursework and study other cultures as part of the curriculum. We love learning about holidays that are celebrated in other cultures, and Cinco de Mayo is no exception (although it’s been suggested that Cinco de Mayo is celebrated more in the US than in Mexico!).  

Read More

Easter Dinner Ideas with a Latin Twist

Some of my fondest memories while growing up are during the holidays, especially during Easter Sunday. Right after church we walked home alongside my aunt and cousins. They stayed over for the duration of the day. While my mom and aunt cooked Easter dinner and told stories in the kitchen the kids would play, create art works, and watch the traditional cartoons and Easter movies that were played year after year.

Read More
Loading

Recent Tweets

Pin It on Pinterest