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. Churrasco Tacos With Chimichurri Sauce — August 10, 2017
  2. Chase Slate’s 2017 Survey Shows That Hispanics Are Motivated To Improve Their Credit Score — July 31, 2017
  3. Getting A Sneak Peak At Disney Pixar’s COCO Movie #PixarCocoEvent — July 30, 2017
  4. How To Get Your Kids Excited About Going Back To School — July 28, 2017
  5. 5 Ingredient Carrot and Zucchini Bread With Cherries — July 24, 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

Churrasco Tacos With Chimichurri Sauce

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with ViveMejor and DIME Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Summer is almost at an end, the kids are going back to school but we’re trying to stretch those summer days with family as much as we can. One of our favorite things to do in …

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Chase Slate’s 2017 Survey Shows That Hispanics Are Motivated To Improve Their Credit Score

This is a sponsored campaign with Mom It Forward Influencer Network. #ChaseSlate When I moved to the United States with my family nine years ago from Guatemala I didn’t have credit history. I have slowly been building up my credit and improving it and to accomplish that it’s very important for me to stay on top …

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Getting A Sneak Peak At Disney Pixar’s COCO Movie #PixarCocoEvent

I received an all-expenses paid trip to San Francisco for the coverage of this press event for Disney•Pixar. However all opinions are my own. Disney Pixar’s animated movie COCO, which will be in theaters on November 22, will bring to life the Mexican celebration and traditions of El Dia De Los Muertos. As I have shared …

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How To Get Your Kids Excited About Going Back To School

This is a sponsored post in partnership with JCPenney. However all opinions are my own. #SoWorthIt #HazValerTusPenneys Going back to school can be an exciting time but it’s also a difficult transition. My daughter will be starting middle school this year and it will be a big change for her. That is why it’s so important to …

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5 Ingredient Carrot and Zucchini Bread With Cherries

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PerfectionWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias I have always been believed in having breakfast anytime, especially when it comes to cereal. Yet my husband takes this to another level, for him a bowl of cereal as an afternoon snack or for …

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Celebrating Success At Red Lobster’s Crabfest

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. #Crabfest #CrabfestSummer #CollectiveBias. The Crabfest event at Red Lobster is something I wait for every year. It’s the opportunity to indulge in so many delicious crab …

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Creativity And Fun For Kids This Summer At Painting With A Twist

Painting With A Twist can be a fun activity to do with friends or for a date night. We found out that it’s also my kid’s favorite thing to do this summer! I have always loved the concept of Painting With A Twist. It’s such a fun activity and I love that there is no …

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Top 3 Tips For A Fun Road Trip With Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marinela for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As a child, growing up in Guatemala one of my favorite things to do was walk to the corner neighborhood store to buy snacks after school. My mom would give me money and I walk to …

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Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellsShortcutMeals  #CollectiveBias These chicken fajita enchiladas and Mexican chicken soup recipes are so easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner. To make these, I got creative in order to save time and used products we get …

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Tips For Working Out at the Beach

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SootheYourSoreSpots #CollectiveBias We’re spending lots of time at the beach this summer. Since we didn’t plan a long vacation we’ve been doing short road trip to check out beaches around Florida’s gulf coast. It’s very important for me …

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