Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

Author's details

Name: Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz
Date registered: August 16, 2011
URL: http://growingupbilingual.com

Biography

Paula moved from her native Guatemala to SW Florida with her husband and two children and together they are discovering what it means to live life between two languages. Paula studied architecture who now makes a living as a freelance writer, traveler and amateur photographer. She started her writing & publishing career as the editor of Bebé y Mamá, the first parenting magazine in Guatemala. She is the founder of www.GrowingUpBilingual.com and www.365thingsswfl.com and writes articles in Spanish and English for both magazines and the web on travel, food and bicultural and bilingual parenting . When she is not on a plane or road trip she likes to create recipes inspired in the flavors of her native Guatemala.

Latest posts

  1. Habanero Michelada And Mango Seafood Salad Tostadas — June 27, 2017
  2. Mango Beer Chelada And Mango Beer Braised Tacos: The Perfect Summer Celebration — June 23, 2017
  3. How to Sneak Learning into Playtime to Prevent Summer Slide — June 23, 2017
  4. Why Visiting Zoo Miami Is A Must For Families! — June 19, 2017
  5. Spicy Coconut Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Slaw — June 18, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Cheesecake Parfaits — 70 comments
  2. Win A Family Four Pack to Disney On Ice Show at Germain Arena — 70 comments
  3. Lobsterfest: Paradise for Lobster Lovers – Win $50 Red Lobster Gift Card — 62 comments
  4. Gourmet Snack & Appetizer Recipes with Sargento String Cheese — 56 comments
  5. Plan Ahead for an Unforgettable Holiday Party with Family Size Meals from Nestle — 51 comments

Author's posts listings

Habanero Michelada And Mango Seafood Salad Tostadas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #MyMicheladaMatch The Michelada is a beer cocktail that originates in Mexico and is very popular throughout Central America, specially during the hotter months of the year. …

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Mango Beer Chelada And Mango Beer Braised Tacos: The Perfect Summer Celebration

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Constellation Brands. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #SummertimeCerveza #CollectiveBias A tropical twist on the popular michelada beer cocktail this recipe adds mango and a little heat. Combined it with mango beer braised street …

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How to Sneak Learning into Playtime to Prevent Summer Slide

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UltimatePitStop #CollectiveBias Interested in finding new Disney•Pixar’s Cars 3 merchandise? Hover over the photo to click through to Amazon.com and buy them! This weekend we got to see the new Disney•Pixar’s Cars 3 movie at the movie theater …

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Why Visiting Zoo Miami Is A Must For Families!

Zoo Miami is a must visit attraction if you are traveling to Miami with kids. Filled with interactive opportunities there are lots of ways in which you can get up close and personal to many of the animals as you learn about their natural environments and about conservation. We have been to Miami countless times and I …

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Spicy Coconut Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Slaw

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CreateWithOil #CollectiveBias These crispy coconut shrimp tacos with pineapple slaw are filled with tropical flavors and are easy enough to make any weeknight. It has taken me a while to get into a summer mood but I’m finally getting into …

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Pueblito Viejo: A Fun And Authentic Family Friendly Restaurant In Miami

Combining authentic Colombian fare with a fun, festive and unique ambiance Pueblito Viejo in Miami is a fantastic family friendly restaurant you will not forget. We travel to Miami often as a family and I am always on the lookout for new restaurants as we don’t have a great variety of good restaurants where we live. …

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Disney Pixar’s “Coco”: Why This Animated Movie Means So Much To Latino Families

It’s hard for me to describe my excitement when I first heard that the new Disney•Pixar movie Coco would be released this year. I have actually been following the story of the making of Coco for a while and it fills my heart with joy to see Disney embracing my culture and pulling together the …

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Unique Experiences at Jungle Island in Miami

Jungle Island is one of Miami’s most iconic attractions offering a wide array of exhibits, animal shows and unique animal interactions. I remember going to Parrot Jungle as a kid and watching the parrot shows, a lot has changed since then! Not only did Parrot Jungle change its name to Jungle Island, it also changed …

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Easy And Quick Garlic Shrimp And Chorizo Rissotto

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with ViveMejor and DIME Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. There is just something about risotto that makes it the perfect comfort food. It has been rainy and gray the last few days here in Florida as we enter the rainy season and the first of …

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Best Things To Do In Miami With Kids: Amazing Animal Encounters!

From feeding tortoises and swimming with seals to playing with lemurs we uncovered the best places to experience animal encounters and learn about wildlife in Miami. We had the opportunity to tap into the wild side of Miami, and by that I don’t mean the party and nightlife scene. Florida’s sub-tropical weather makes it a perfect place …

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