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. Baked Havana Style Eggs With Chorizo — May 21, 2017
  2. Luxurious And Magical Jungle Getaway At Las Lagunas Hotel in Guatemala — May 8, 2017
  3. Hibiscus Limeade Popsicles — May 7, 2017
  4. Lemon Berry Bundt Cake With Cream Cheese Lemon Icing — May 4, 2017
  5. Shrimp And Mango Ceviche Stuffed Avocados — April 28, 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

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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Turn Tax Time Into Party Time With TurboTax

Thanks to TurboTax for sponsoring this post and this fun #FiestaTurboTax and for empowering Latinos to file their taxes with confidence and ease by providing bilingual information and support! Most people get stressed when tax seasons comes around, but with TurboTax, there is no need to worry! Thanks to TurboTax I have found that filing …

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Have You Tried the New Mac sandwiches? There’s A Perfect One For Each Moment!

This is a sponsored post; however, all opinions are my own. #BigMacForThat I remember how eating at McDonald’s was a big event when I was in high school back in my home country Guatemala. We would go on Fridays or Saturdays with my friends and have a great time hanging out while we enjoyed Big …

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Beauty And The Beast Lost In A Book: Win A Collection of 20 Disney Books!

Thanks Disney for sending these free books for me to review and for providing the prize pack. All opinions are my own. My daughter is a huge Disney fan, we visit Disney every year for her birthday and watch all the Disney movies as soon as they come out. I have found that there is …

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How To Make Filing Your Taxes An Easy And Enjoyable Process

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! Filing your taxes doesn’t have to be a scary, tedious and daunting process. If you take the right steps and choose the right service filing taxes can be enjoyable. Since …

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5 Great Reasons For Staying At The Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa In Orlando

Thousands of people visit Orlando each year to spend time at major theme parks. But as you plan your Orlando vacation and start looking for hotels you find yourself facing such a wide array of options it’s often so hard to choose that perfect place to stay. We stayed at Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa …

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