5 Classic Blog Posts for Cinco de Mayo

This Cinco de Mayo we have decided to celebrate the occasion with a little bit of a list. This list, as you might imagine, is all about the sometimes devise U.S. holiday known as Cinco de Mayo, which takes place every year on the 5th of May. Now wether you celebrate the […]

Cinco de Mayo

It’s the celebration of Mexico. Only it’s not. There’s a lot of debate these days. Is Cinco de Mayo an actual Mexican holiday? Do Mexicans in Mexico celebrate this date? Is it an American holiday more than a Mexican holiday? The short answer is: Yes, Yes and Yes. Now that […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo… NOT Mexican Independence Day

So y’all know today is NOT Mexican Independence Day verdad?  Just want to make that absolutely clear as it always seems we do a lot more celebrating for Cinco de Mayo than we do for el actual Día de Independiencia on September 16th.  September also happens to mark the beginning […]

Five Things to Know About Cinco de Mayo

5.  No!  It’s not an international holiday or even a holiday celebrated across Latin America.  Cinco de Mayo, while it has been adopted as a cause for celebration and as good a reason as any to enjoy a couple of margaritas, is actually a Mexican holiday. 4.  In the United […]

Celebrating “El Grito De Independencia” Everyday

¡El Grito! Of Mexican Independence that is.  This year to commemorate this very special day in history for all of us mexicanos around the world I thought about writing something that would explain a little more about what this day means… only I had already done that in this post […]

Dias De Mucho, Visperas De Nada

Days Of Wealth, Eves Of Nothing Maribel, pronounced Mary-Bell instead of the traditional Ma-ri-be-l, that is what she called herself.  Short black wavy hair, almost curly, but not – just enough to get wildly tangled after being touched by even a single drop of rain.  Dark brown eyes – a […]

Because My Mexican Mother Said So: Ballet Folklórico Is Beautiful!

So this weekend we got to see the Leyenda Dance Company perform in Houston for Cinco de Mayo.  It was really quite a treat because the whole thing felt more like a production instead of just an expression of culture in dance.  There were high kicks and body movements reminiscent […]