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

The Best Way to Enjoy the Beach in Southwest Florida

This is a sponsored campaign, however all opinions are my own and based on my own experience. If you live in Southwest Florida year-round or are a seasonal resident you know that one of the best things about calling Southwest Florida home is our fantastic beaches. However, most of us don’t get to spend as …

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Piña Colada Split Ice Cream Sundae

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with ViveMejor and DIME Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. There is no better way to celebrate the warm summer than by indulging in a delicious cool ice cream sundae bursting with tropical flavors. Inspired by the pineapple colada sundae recipe I found on the Vive …

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Tips For An Awesome Beach Road Trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Planning a summer road trip? What could be better than a family road trip to the beach? But before heading out to enjoy the fun in the sun you need to make sure you have everything …

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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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Sparking Curiosity With Noddy Toyland Detective

I have partnered with MomSelect for this sponsored program. Summer is here and we’re always looking for ways to keep kids entertained. In Florida the heat and the rainstorms can sometimes make it hard to spend as much time outdoors as we’d like to. So whether we’re taking shelter from the elements or embarking on …

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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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