Growing Up Bilingual https://growingupbilingual.com Exploring the world through food, culture and familia. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:32:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/growingupbilingual.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/cropped-GUB-Design-2017-512x512.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Growing Up Bilingual https://growingupbilingual.com 32 32 Tips for Getting Your Best Tax Refund https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/finance/tips-for-getting-your-best-tax-refund/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tips-for-getting-your-best-tax-refund https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/finance/tips-for-getting-your-best-tax-refund/#respond Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:12:53 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=43633 Tips for Getting Your Best Tax Refund

I’m excited to be partnering with TurboTax this tax season to share my best tips for how to get your maximum tax refund – all from the comfort of your own home.

Tips for Getting Your Best Tax Refund

We all love to get a big tax refund when we file our taxes so the sooner you file, the sooner you can get that money in your pocket. If you have all your tax forms with you and expect to get a refund, don’t procrastinate any longer and file now.

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How to Protect Your Home While Traveling https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/traveling/how-to-protect-your-home-while-traveling/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-protect-your-home-while-traveling https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/traveling/how-to-protect-your-home-while-traveling/#respond Tue, 17 Mar 2020 20:46:47 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=43301 How to Protect Your Home While Traveling

Getting ready for a vacation takes some prep time on my end and a whole lot of anticipation and excitement from my kiddos. We usually start off the family vacation by picking a fun destination, sorting out appropriate outfits, and dusting off our travel bags. One of my main concerns is leaving the house unattended while we are away, which got me thinking about home security. So I decided to take on the task of finding the best home security systems out there that won’t break my bank account.

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6 Easy Steps You Can Take Now To Achieve A Healthier Lifestyle https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/latino-lifestyle/6-easy-steps-you-can-take-now-to-achieve-a-healthier-lifestyle/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=6-easy-steps-you-can-take-now-to-achieve-a-healthier-lifestyle https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/latino-lifestyle/6-easy-steps-you-can-take-now-to-achieve-a-healthier-lifestyle/#comments Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:21:12 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42725 6 Easy Steps You Can Take Now To Achieve A Healthier Lifestyle

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Leading a healthier lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard. I’m sharing 6 easy steps you can take now to achieve a healthier lifestyle as well as my favorite products to support your health.

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10 Festive Carnaval Crafts for Kids https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/crafts-2/10-festive-carnaval-crafts-for-kids/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=10-festive-carnaval-crafts-for-kids https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/crafts-2/10-festive-carnaval-crafts-for-kids/#respond Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:40:15 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42756 10 Festive Carnaval Crafts for Kids

These festive Carnaval crafts for kids are easy to make and are perfect for a Carnaval party.

Carnaval is celebrated in many Latin American countries including my home country of Guatemala. Similar to Mardi Gras Carnaval is a time for celebration from Friday to Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and before the start of Lent. 

The days leading up to Easter are a time when we prepare ourselves for the holiday by depriving ourselves of carnal pleasures.

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Your Ultimate Guideline for the New Orleans Crawfish Season https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/traveling/your-ultimate-guideline-for-the-new-orleans-crawfish-season/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=your-ultimate-guideline-for-the-new-orleans-crawfish-season https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/traveling/your-ultimate-guideline-for-the-new-orleans-crawfish-season/#respond Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:56:22 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=43383 Your Ultimate Guideline for the New Orleans Crawfish Season

There is always something to celebrate in New Orleans. Whether it be the Mardi Gras, a jazz festival, or the famous crawfish season. This is one of the most beloved traditions in the South and provides a four-month-long window of opportunity for visitors to plan a trip and experience the absolute magic of a traditional crawfish boil. As it starts in March, we thought it would be the perfect time to delve into everything you need to know about how to tackle the season. 

It is an incredible time to come together with your closest friends and family and revel in the experience of long, shared meals, beers and a lot of laughs.

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Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe During Spring and Summer Road Trips https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/pets-2/tips-for-keeping-your-dog-safe-during-spring-and-summer-road-trips/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tips-for-keeping-your-dog-safe-during-spring-and-summer-road-trips https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/pets-2/tips-for-keeping-your-dog-safe-during-spring-and-summer-road-trips/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:06:49 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42549 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe During Spring and Summer Road Trips

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If you’re traveling with your dog this spring or summer here are some safety tips for keeping your furry friend safe and happy. I’m also sharing how you can save the lives of pets and infants by helping pass new legislation. The Hot Cars Act will protect them from being left alone in a hot car thanks to the new SOLO – Life Sensor Technology.

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Easy Chipotle Seafood Stew https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/recipes/easy-chipotle-seafood-stew/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=easy-chipotle-seafood-stew https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/recipes/easy-chipotle-seafood-stew/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2020 13:52:52 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42243 Easy Chipotle Seafood Stew

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This Mexican chipotle seafood stew combines fish, shrimp and mussels in a flavorful chipotle chile based broth. It’s one of my favorite seafood recipes and it’s the perfect lent recipe to make for a crowd.

For me fish stew is one of those comfort foods that makes you feel warm inside and happy. There’s something about seafood stew that brings back memories of spending Easter week at the beach.

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How to do your own taxes. Tips for first timers. https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/latino-lifestyle/how-to-do-your-own-taxes-tips-for-first-timers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-do-your-own-taxes-tips-for-first-timers https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/latino-lifestyle/how-to-do-your-own-taxes-tips-for-first-timers/#comments Tue, 11 Feb 2020 23:24:27 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42359 How to do your own taxes. Tips for first timers.

Filing your own taxes can save you time and money. It can also be an easy and rewarding experience. I’m excited to be partnering with TurboTax this tax season to share my best tips for how to file your own taxes even if it’s your first time.

I will try to address any concerns that people have about filing their own taxes and share why I think that TurboTax is the best tax filing software for e-filing your taxes.

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Salami Antipasto Pizza Rolls https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/recipes/salami-antipasto-pizza-rolls/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=salami-antipasto-pizza-rolls https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/recipes/salami-antipasto-pizza-rolls/#comments Fri, 07 Feb 2020 11:45:12 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42203 Salami Antipasto Pizza Rolls

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These salami antipasto pizza rolls are a delicious snack recipe that is quick and easy to make. Filled with Margherita® Italian Dry Salami, fresh mozzarella, tomato, Kalamata olives and fresh basil all wrapped up in fresh pizza dough these pizza rolls are nutritious after school snack.My kids love these antipasto pizza rolls and they are also a huge hit as appetizers when we’re entertaining.

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Tips for Hosting A Couple’s Game Night https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/latino-lifestyle/tips-for-hosting-a-couples-game-night/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tips-for-hosting-a-couples-game-night https://growingupbilingual.com/2020/latino-lifestyle/tips-for-hosting-a-couples-game-night/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2020 16:43:51 +0000 https://growingupbilingual.com/?p=42245 Tips for Hosting A Couple’s Game Night

 

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We love having at-home date nights. As a couple, it’s important to make sure we are scheduling time to spend together and reconnect. Last week we hosted a couple’s game night at home and it was so much fun to get together with friends and spend the evening playing games and drinking delicious cocktails.

We wanted an effortless couple’s game night that we could put together last minute without too much preparation or work.

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