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. Mango Beer Chelada And Mango Beer Braised Tacos: The Perfect Summer Celebration — June 23, 2017
  2. How to Sneak Learning into Playtime to Prevent Summer Slide — June 23, 2017
  3. Why Visiting Zoo Miami Is A Must For Families! — June 19, 2017
  4. Spicy Coconut Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Slaw — June 18, 2017
  5. Pueblito Viejo: A Fun And Authentic Family Friendly Restaurant In Miami — June 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

Avocado & Chipotle Mushroom Tostadas

Avocado and tostadas where made for each other. Tostadas are a staple back in Guatemala, there they are laddled with all sorts of toppings from shredded chicken to refried beans. But my favorite has always been tostadas with aguacate or avocado tostadas. You can always find tostadas in food stalls at markets across many Latin American …

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Caramel Latte Popsicles With Chocolate Drizzle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DunkinCreamers #CollectiveBias These caramel latte popsicles with coconut and chocolate drizzle are the perfect way to enjoy your creamy latte this summer! In our house coffee always has to be creamy and sweet and that is why we …

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Baked Havana Style Eggs With Chorizo

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with ViveMejor and DIME Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Baked eggs are a great solution to busy mornings, you can bake them the night before or just pop them the oven while you get the kids ready. A good egg bake also makes for a …

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Where To Eat in Gainesville With Kids

We visited Gainesville with the kids recently and where very surprised to find that this is not just a wonderful destination for families but it also has so many great options when it comes to family dining. We loved every single restaurant we ate at in Gainesville and not only was the food wonderful, whit …

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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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Hibiscus Limeade Popsicles

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PureLife35pk #CollectiveBias These hibiscus and lime agua fresca popsicles or paletas like we call them at home, are a delicious and easy to make sweet summer treat that will help keep you hydrated. Rosa de Jamaica agua fresca …

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Lemon Berry Bundt Cake With Cream Cheese Lemon Icing

This is a sponsored post in partnership with JCPenney. However all opinions are my own. #SoWorthIt This delicious lemon and berry Bundt cake with lemon cream cheese is easy to make and has a beautiful presentation, perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch. My daughter loves cooking, it’s one of her favorite things to do. She …

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Shrimp And Mango Ceviche Stuffed Avocados

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with ViveMejor and DIME Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. I love finding easy and delicious recipes and today I want to share with you a recipe for mango and shrimp ceviche stuffed avocados. I was inspired by the shrimp ceviche recipe that I found on ViveMejor.com. …

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Learn Spanish In Guatemala While You Visit Mayan Ruins: Dos Mundos Spanish School In Flores

Looking for a Spanish School in Guatemala? Away from the flocks of tourists, studying Spanish in Flores, Peten not only gives you a more authentic experience but puts you close to some of the most beautiful Mayan ruins in the world! If you want to learn Spanish Guatemala is one of the best places to …

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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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