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. Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Onion Rings — April 17, 2017
  2. Protein Packed Vegan Key Lime Pie Popsicles — April 12, 2017
  3. Quick And Easy Mole Tostadas — April 9, 2017
  4. Tres Leches Carrot Cake In A Jar — April 6, 2017
  5. Latino Inspired Easter Picnic Brunch Ideas and Recipes — April 6, 2017

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Author's posts listings

Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Onion Rings

This post is sponsored by Vidalia Onions. However all opinions are my own. #OnlyVidalia Filled with spicy cheesy goodness these jalapeño popper stuffed onion rings take onion rings to a whole new level! This appetizer will have everyone licking their fingers. Not all onions are created equal. Vidalia onions’ sweet and unique taste is like no …

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Protein Packed Vegan Key Lime Pie Popsicles

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlantBasedGoodness #CollectiveBias These key lime popsicles are so easy to make and are the perfect sweet treat for the warmer weather. Spring has arrived which for us here in Florida means that the weather is starting to get …

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Quick And Easy Mole Tostadas

This quick and easy shredded chicken mole tostadas recipe is perfect for family get togethers or to make any day. Mole is not only delicious but unique and once you try it you won’t be able to get enough of it. Eating mole always brings back great memories of growing up in Guatemala. Because we …

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Tres Leches Carrot Cake In A Jar

This carrot cake tres leches in a jar is perfect for a spring picnic or for an Easter brunch. We like to create not only traditional foods but also like to experiment blending traditional foods with our new Ameriacan favorite flavors. With Spring here I decided to combine two of our favorite things: carrot cake and …

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Latino Inspired Easter Picnic Brunch Ideas and Recipes

This is a sponsored post in partnership with JCPenney. However all opinions are my own. #SoWorthIt The weather outside is gorgeous and this year we have decided to celebrate Easter outdoors with an Easter brunch picnic at the park. I just love picnics and eating al fresco and having a picnic for Easter is perfect as …

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Baked Lamb Empanadas Chilenas

Empanadas are a staple at our home. I like making a big batch of them and because they are easy to transport we will use them throughout the week to take to the office, put them in lunch boxes or take them for a weekend road trip or picnic. This recipe is a variation on …

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5 Things That Make Filing Taxes Last Minute Easier

Thanks to TurboTax for sponsoring this post, and for empowering Latinos to file their taxes with confidence and ease by providing bilingual information and support! Whether you have been procrastinating, have been too busy or plain forgot, the deadline for filing your taxes is almost here! But don’t despair, filing your taxes can be easy …

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7 Ways To Enjoy The Guatemalan Jungle At Las Lagunas Hotel 

Located just minutes from the city of Santa Elena and the island of Flores in Guatemala, Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to stay when visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal in Guatemala. Set in the rainforest, on the shores of a small lagoon and surrounded by hundreds of acres of private …

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5 Tips For Preparing Your Car For A Road Trip With Your Dog

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FRAMFreshBreeze #CollectiveBias Taking your dog with you on a road trip can be a lot of fun, but it’s important not only to ensure that you have everything you need to make your pooch happy and relaxed during …

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Luxurious And Magical Jungle Getaway At Las Lagunas Hotel in Guatemala

If you are looking to experience the Guatemalan jungle in a relaxed and magical setting Las Lagunas boutique hotel is the ideal choice. Just 15 minutes away from the Santa Elena airport and the Island of Flores and 45 minutes from the Mayan ruins of Tikal, Las Lagunas is the ultimate jungle getaway. After having …

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