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Happy Fiestas! Bilingual Greeting Cards {Giveaway}

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I’ve always been pretty disappointed with the lack of options there is when it comes to greeting cards in Spanish. Unfortunately, so many companies don’t seem to understand that using an online translator just doesn’t cut it. Enter: Cultúrame – Feel the Culture! a bilingual greeting card company, the brainchild of Debra Del Toro-Phillips. Cultúrame – gotta love the name! – was born when Debra decided to combine her experience doing fundraising work and her creative self-expression into a businessRead More ...

Between Me and You: A Keepsake Journal in Spanish {Giveaway}

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Editor’s note: When Sand Dune Books contacted us about doing a review of their products, both Ana and I felt neither of our daughters were old enough for us to fill out these keepsake journals and do a fair and truthful review. But, we absolutely loved the idea behind the journals, so we decided to give one to my sister, Gloria, to fill it out for her 19-year-old daughter (mi ahijada, Veronika) who goes to school in Florida. There areRead More ...

Javier Doll Sings in Spanish {Giveaway}

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When Javier arrived at my door, I was curious to see what my son would do. I pulled this adorable little doll out of the box and Isaiah smirked. He seemed curious,but confused, until I squeezed Javier’s hand and he started singing a familiar song: “Había una vez un barquito chiquitito….” That was all it took for my boy to become a fan of dolls. Javier, the latest in the line of plush dolls from Baby Abuelita Productions, sings fiveRead More ...

Two Día de Muertos Finds You’ll Love {Giveaways}

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We’ve dedicated this whole week to a wondrous Mexican celebration called Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). We hope you’ve enjoyed it and that you’ll find ways to incorporate such a special celebration into your own traditions. To wrap up this week-long series, we’d like to share with you a couple of original Día de Muertos’ finds and give you a chance to win one of them. Rosita y Conchita – A rhyming storybook in English and SpanishRead More ...

Bilingual Laugh & Learn Learning Kitchen {Giveaway}

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It’s so true what they say about second children. They don’t get as much attention as the first one…for obvious reasons. I hate to say it, but it’s happened in our home with my little boy. He’s barely gotten any new clothes because I’ve used a lot hand-me-downs. In terms of toys, besides the handful of cars and trucks he’s received as gifts, he’s inherited all of his sister’s baby toys. So when Fisher Price came asking if we wereRead More ...

Books + Libros: How Tia Lola Learned to Teach {Giveaway}

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Today we’re doing something a bit different for our monthly ReadMe series. We’re so excited to be part of the talented Julia Alvarez‘ blog tour for her brand new book How Tia Lola Learned to Teach, the much-awaited, second installment in her The Tia Lola Stories. The books feature cuentos about familia and culture and center around two young siblings, who move from the Dominican Republic to Vermont, and their eccentric and magical aunt, Tía Lola who follows them laterRead More ...

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