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Bilingual Living

We are a bilingual family raising bilingual kids. Both my husband and I are fluent in Spanish and English, he hails from Costa Rica and I was born and raised in Colorado, United States. We are a multicultural family in all senses of the word- and proudly raising Latina girls in the USA.

 

Being bilingual isn’t just about speaking two languages- it’s a mindset that encompasses everything we do. Every mixed culture family you meet will speak about duality- the way we are always trying to teach two languages, two cultures, two identities. Our homes are a melting pot.

 

And that’s where this section of the blog was born- bilingual living encompasses everything we do in pairs. If a movie or show doesn’t encompass our multilingual life, we find one that does. If a product doesn’t recognize multiple cultural identities- it’s not going to work on our homes.

 

Here are a few of our most popular bilingual living posts:

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    Costa Rican Holy Week Foods

    In Costa Rica during the week before Easter, a lot of cooking happens. That's because most Costa Rica Easter traditions center around food- and sharing holiday dishes with family and friends. I…

  • Tamal Mudo Recipe Costa Rica

    The tamal mudo is a vegetarian and vegan version of the traditional Costa Rican pork tamal that is made during Lent and especially Holy Week. Most all Costa Ricans who stay…

  • Our top 20 Costa Rica Pacific beaches list includes everything from Costa Rica's cleanest beach, to the biggest party beach, and a beach whose coast is made entirely of small shells. There's a beach for every personality on this list! #costarica #beachlife #familytravel #traveltips #costaricatravel #tmom #beachvacation #vacation

    Do You Share Your Kid’s Photos Online?

    When I began blogging almost 4 years ago,  I  made the decision to rarely, if ever, post my kids' faces on the internet. Even if I miss out on a specific…

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    Why Do You Want A Blog Post?

    Brands often ask me to write them a blog post, and then are greatly taken aback when either I won't do it for free, or they see my rates.  I'm going to…

  • These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things….

    I'm rounding up a bunch of my very favorite things- from zero waste products to travel gear, health and beauty to clothing, and kitchen and parenting essentials.  Every single product on this…

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    5 NSVs I Celebrate On The Daily

    Getting dressed each morning for me is something that happens in stages. Half the time the clothes I put on are on the floor of my room, my jacket is on…

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    Totally Addicting Christmas Crack Recipe

    A few years ago I was invited to a very hip Hannukah party at a coworkers house, and I took along this Christmas Crack Recipe.  My coworker is Jewish, and she had…

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    Make Bath Time Fun- Tips For Busy Parents

    I've got one kid who would jump in the bath every minute of every single day. I've got another who throws a tantrum worthy of an Oscar when we announce bath time. Myself?…

  • Celebrate Day of the Dead, Halloween and Disney Pixar's Coco movie with this gorgeous DIY Coco T Shirt! Includes instructions on how to create the shirt using Cricut or other cutting tool.

    DIY Coco T Shirt Idea

    Celebrate Day of the Dead, Halloween and Disney Pixar’s Coco movie with this gorgeous DIY Coco T Shirt! Includes instructions on how to create the shirt using Cricut or other cutting…

  • Halloween Time brings out some of the best Disney cuisine- and it's only at Disneyland and California Adventure for the spookiest time of the year! Here's a recap of our favorite Disney Halloween Time treats!

    Disneyland Halloween Time Treats

    Halloween Time treats are some of the best Disney cuisine- and they’re only at Disneyland and California Adventure for the spookiest time of the year! Here’s a recap of our favorite…

  • Halloween Time at Disneyland is a frightfully fun and magical time for all ages- from a Halloween edition of Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, to a decked out Haunted Mansion, to delectable Halloween Time treats- Halloween Time is the best time!

    5 Reasons to Visit Halloween Time at Disneyland

    Halloween Time at Disneyland is a frightfully fun and magical time for all ages.  Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, a decked out Haunted Mansion and delectable Halloween Time treats? Halloween Time is…

  • Tips for keeping school uniforms clean, stain free and fresh smelling during Back to School time and year round!

    Back To School Uniform Care Tips

    Tips for keeping school uniforms clean, stain-free and fresh smelling during Back to School time and year-round! There’s just something so magical for me about Back to School and Fall time.…

  • This printable homework tracker for high schoolers will make back to school easier. Includes customizable date, inspirational quote, and plenty of extra room for homework assignments, notes, and extra curricular activities.

    Printable High School Homework Tracker

    This printable high school homework tracker will make back to school easier. Includes customizable date, inspirational quote, and plenty of extra room for homework assignments, notes, and extracurricular activities. Nothing- and…

  • 20 Date Night Questions For Married Couples

    20 Questions For Couples’ Date

    I’m excited to present these fun 20 Questions For Couples’ Date which has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This content is intended…

  • Ultimate DIY Frozen Birthday Party

    A roundup of the best and easiest Frozen birthday party activities- perfect for busy moms on a budget. This ultimate Frozen birthday party will make your kids and your wallet happy!…

  • Disney Pixar's Coco 5 Reasons To Watch

    Disney Pixar Coco Movie Review

    Last week I had the amazing honor to view Disney Pixar’s Coco movie on the Day of the Dead. Here’s my (no spoilers!) review of the Coco movie- and a free…

  • Disney Pixar Coco Fun Facts

    Disney Pixar’s Coco – Danielle Feinberg Interview

    Colorado’s own Danielle Feinberg is the Photography Director for Disney Pixar’s Coco film- here’s 10 fun facts from our our exclusive Denver interview! Whenever a badass woman who is breaking barriers…

  • 10 Minute Ghost Decorations

    Easy DIY Ghost Decorations for Halloween

    These adorable DIY ghost decorations can be made in less than 20 minutes with things you have around the house- super easy! My older daughter is really into decorating for holidays-…