Colorful Twirling Parrotand other Carnaval crafts for kids

10 Festive Carnaval Crafts for Kids

These festive Carnaval crafts for kids are easy to make and are perfect for a Carnival party. Kids of all ages will have a blast celebrating National Carnival Day with fun, DIY Carnival crafts. Whether you are celebrating Carnaval or Mardi Gras at school or looking for some carnival fun to do at home, these … Read more

Carnaval Cake Pops

Carnaval is a fun time to celebrate with kids.  The music, the sites and the food are so bright and vibrant; kids are just naturally drawn to the energy of Carnaval.  Here in the states Carnaval and Mardi Gras are somewhat interchangeable.  The premise is the same, which is a whole lot of partying before … Read more

Celebrate Carnaval with Carnaval Shaker Craft

Lent is an austere season in Latin America, 40 days  full of self denial and sacrifices in preparation for Easter.  But before we deprive ourselves of carnal pleasures we make sure to kick it off with a huge party known round the world as Carnaval ( see where the name comes from?)  While the Lenten … Read more

5 Last Minute Carnaval Crafts & Activities To Do With Your Kids

Carnaval, the period of time just before Lent, is celebrated in many Latin American countries in different ways. Because it precedes days of sacrifice, Carnaval is a celebration that involves costumes, dancing in the streets and parades. So Carnaval is today and there’s no time to prepare anything.  Don’t worry,  the important thing about celebrations … Read more

Cascarones are a Guatemalan carnaval traditions, learn more about Carnaval traditions on Guatemala.

Cascarones & Pica-Pica: Memories of Carnaval in Guatemala

Carnaval in Guatemala, like in many other cultures around the world, is a tradition of religious origin, which is celebrated on Fat Tuesday, right before the start of Lent . In most parts of Guatemala we don’t have a huge celebration like Mardi Gras in New Orleans or Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro. Two exceptions … Read more

Slime Easter Basket and lots of fun Easter basket ideas for boys

10 Fun Easter Basket Ideas for Boys

Sometimes it’s hard to come up with fun Easter baskets for boys. But look no further! I have included many Easter basket ideas for boys of all ages, and you’ll find something your little one will love. From slime and candy to Star Wars and Marvel-themed Easter baskets, there is something for everyone. I have … Read more

Chipotle Fish Enchiladas

Chipotle Fish Enchiladas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #40DaysOfFlavor This easy chipotle fish enchilada recipe is perfect for enjoying during Lent or anytime. This is my favorite chipotle enchilada sauce and to make it I used Clamato® Tomato Cocktail. Growing up I remember Lent as a … Read more

Decoupage Easter Eggs

15 Creative and Unique Decorating Ideas for Easter Eggs

Easter is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about fun ways to decorate your Easter eggs. While traditional dyeing techniques can be fun, why not get creative this year and try something out of the box? There are plenty of unique and creative ways to decorate Easter eggs that are sure … Read more