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Mexican Raspados / Raspas (snow cones) Fruit Stand

Mexican Raspados / Raspas (snow cones) Fruit Stand Mexican fruit stands carry everything from raspas to nachos.  They are one of the best things in Mexican culture.  You can find one on nearly any corner here in South Texas and they are loaded with fresh fruit, delicious toppings, spicy snacks and sweet treats! You also get to support hard working entrepreneurs who are the backbone of the American economy. Check out our video from our YouTube channel below, where we…

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Elotes El Chavo Mexican Ice Cream Truck

Elotes El Chavo Mexican Ice Cream Truck So, you might not know about this, but here in South Texas, we have Mexican ice cream trucks.  They have tons of great cold treats just like every other ice cream truck,…

Mexican Popcorn Recipe

Mexican Popcorn Recipe Mexican popcorn or palomitas, are super delicious and have so much more flavor that your standard popcorn.  If you like to kick your snacks up a notch, you’ll love this recipe. We make our Mexican popcorn…

Campfire Machacado a la Mexicana [VIDEO]

Campfire Machacado a la Mexicana My 2-year-old son absolutely loves YouTube kids.  He loves watching lots of kids shows, but he also loves watching people create things…cooking, diy, crafts, etc. One of the shows that he’s really enjoyed lately…

Fun Mexican Corn Husk Craft for Kids!

Crafty Carol from Cool School and Basho from Basho & Friends met up on YouTube kids to create an awesome craft for the holidays…corn husk dolls! Check out the video of the craft below and don’t forget to also…

A Fun Song about Mexican Tamales for Kids

My daughter founds this adorable video about tamales just after the holidays.  It’s a super cute cartoon style video for kids with a fun song about tamales.  My seven year old loves it and so does my one year…

Creepy Javelina Sounds on YouTube

Texans, now you can freak out your familia with creepy Javelina sounds on YouTube. Have you ever seen a javelina before?  Have you heard one in the night?  It’s the sound that makes little kids run all the way home…

Bicultural Parenting Confessions

Confessions of a Bicultural Mom This past year has been busier than ever and I’ve felt guilty too many times about living in the Midwest and about not immersing our daughter enough into Mexican culture.  It’s been hard.  We’re…