About: Paula

Paula was born in Guatemala and raised bilingual. She moved to Florida with her husband and together they are raising their two children to embrace their Latino culture and discovering what it means to live life between two languages. Paula is a recovering architect turned freelance writer, translator & marketer. She is the founder of www.GrowingUpBilingual.com where she shares insights, tips and bilingual resources along with Latino inspired recipes. She can also be found at www.365thingsswfl.com where she shares her family travel adventures.


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Holiday Movies: Mickey’s Christmas Carol and Winnie-the-Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year {Giveaway}

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Mickey’s Christmas Carol Just in time for the holidays Disney has released the 30th anniversary special edition of “Mickey’s Christmas Carol.”  The original has been digitally enhanced and this classic story sparkles like never before.  This animated version of Charles Dicken’s classic features all of your favorite Disney characters with Mickey as Bob Cratchitt and Scrooge McDuck as Ebenezer Scrooge.  The movie delivers a heartwarming and timeless message of kindness and generosity and it reminds us that the real meaningRead More ...

Día de los Muertos Traditional Dish from Guatemala : Molletes {Recipe}

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In Guatemala there are many dishes that are traditionally made for the Día de los Muertos celebrations, one of my favorite is the molletes. Very different from the Mexican molletes, Guatemalan molletes are similar to French toast. They are stuffed with custard and accompanied with syrup made with panela or raw sugar and rum. However, you can leave the rum out for a kid-friendly version. Molletes and torrejas are sometimes used interchangeably but they are different dishes as the torrejas areRead More ...

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