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. Tailgating Appetizer: Chipotle Shrimp Taco Salad Tortilla Boats — September 19, 2017
  2. Easy Chipotle Seafood Enchiladas — September 19, 2017
  3. Disney’s Pixar COCO: A Movie About Ancestors, Memories And Familia — September 19, 2017
  4. 5 Reasons Why Saint Augustine Is The Perfect Place To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month — September 17, 2017
  5. Back to School: Keeping Kids Safe Online at Home and In the Classroom — September 14, 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

Tailgating Appetizer: Chipotle Shrimp Taco Salad Tortilla Boats

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Old El Paso. However, all opinions are my own. It does not matter if you’re a football fanatic or just there for the food these Chipotle Shrimp Taco Salad Tortilla Boats are the perfect tailgating or homegating appetizer to celebrate every football game day gathering this season …

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Easy Chipotle Seafood Enchiladas

This post is sponsored by Seeds of Change. However, all opinions are my own. #seedsofchange    These shrimp and crab chipotle enchiladas are ready in only 15 minutes or less and are so easy to make! Enchiladas are one of my family’s favorite weekday meals, they are easy to make and so versatile. For this …

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Disney’s Pixar COCO: A Movie About Ancestors, Memories And Familia

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. El Dia de Los Muertos has always been one of my favorite holidays. Not only does this celebration bring back wonderful memories but it also brings our family closer. That is why …

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5 Reasons Why Saint Augustine Is The Perfect Place To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The charming city of Saint Augustine is located in the North-eastern part of Florida. It is the oldest European settlement in the continuous Unite States. The city was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century and still bears the mark of the Spanish culture and Hispanic heritage. The Spanish architecture, narrow cobblestone streets, cozy and small …

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Back to School: Keeping Kids Safe Online at Home and In the Classroom

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with McAfee. However, all opinions expressed are sincere and are my own.    Both of my kids are using electronic devices at school this year, and my son will also be getting his first cell phone. It was a tough decision, but we believe that the mobile phone is …

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Best Tips to Make the New School Year a Success

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Florida KidCare. However, all opinions are my own. As kids go back to school in Florida we’re often overwhelmed with all of the preparations and expenses involved. From buying school clothes and supplies to ensuring we do everything we can to ensure they have a successful year …

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Safari Party Ideas to Celebrate The Lion King Now Available on Digital and Blu-ray #TheLionKing

Today we are celebrating that one of my all time favorite Disney movies: “The Lion King”  is coming out of the vault!  It’s amazing to think that it has already been 23 years since “The Lion King” was released in theaters. The Lion King was one of my favorite films as a teenager and this Disney …

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Disney•Pixar’s Coco: A Universal Story Set In The Context of Mexican Traditions #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. During my recent press trip for Disney Pixar’s COCO I had the opportunity to attend a press conference with COCO Director Lee Unkrich, Writer, and Co-Director Adrian Molina & Producer Darla K. Anderson. As I …

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The Walt Disney Family Museum and the Art Of Andreas Deja #TheLionKing

As someone who grew up fascinated by Disney’s animated movies and who is also and art lover visiting the Walt Disney Family Museum during my recent press trip for Disney Pixar’s COCO was truly a fantastic experience. If you are a Disney fan, and even if you are not, the Walt Disney Family Museum is …

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48 Hours In San Francisco, How To Have An Extraordinary Time

This post was created in partnership with TripAdvisor as a TripAdvisor mAmbassador. However, all opinions are sincere and are my own. There’s so much to do and see in San Francisco, but how do you choose what to focus on if you have limited time? Here are my best tips for making every minute extraordinary …

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