DIY Day of the Dead mask craft for kids

Day of the Dead Skull Mask Craft

We are gearing up for lots of fun celebrations in our home.  We are lucky because we get to celebrate American holidays like Halloween and we also celebrate Latin American holidays like El Día de los Muertos.   So after the trick or treating is over with and after the ghosts and ghouls have turned back … Read more

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Dia de los Muertos Step by Step Hair Styles

As Halloween and el Día de los Muertos approaches many of you might be thinking about your costumes and a very important part of that is how you will wear your hair.  If you are considering a Day of the Dead themed costume here are some great hairstyles if you are dressing up as la … Read more

Dia de los Muertos Day of the Dead craft lanterns DIY

Day of the Dead Craft: Kid Friendly Lanterns

As the Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos approaches my kids are getting more and more excited about it.  We have been reading books and talking about the significance of the day and about the traditions and foods that are eaten for El Dia de los Muertos in Guatemala and in other … Read more

fiambre from Guatemala Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre Recipe from Guatemala for El Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre is a Guatemalan dish prepared once a year on November 1st for the Day of the Dead or Día de Los Muertos. Fiambre is a traditional Guatemalan food made from loads of veggies, cold cuts, cheeses, and a delicious caldillo rolled up into an elegant cold salad. Since it is a challenging recipe that … Read more

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Day of the Dead Celebrations Across Latin America

Many Latin American countries celebrate el Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, in November. During the Day of the Dead celebrations, people honor the loved ones that have passed. The Catholic holidays of Día de Todos Los Santos (All Saints Day) on November 1st and All Soul’s Day on November 2nd, Day … Read more

Dia de los Muertos skull box craft

Dia de los Muertos Skull Box Crafts

I was really excited to find these cute skull Papier-mâché at Michaels. To make these cute boxes you will need: – Papier-mâché skull boxes – White spray paint – Black marker, I used a black oil paint Sharpie – Markers or pait in fun colors Start by painting the boxes white. Then make a design … Read more