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A Little Back Story on Me & the Hubs: How We Met

Next month is the 14th anniversary of when hubby and I first met and to celebrate, we’re sharing how we met and our engagement story.  And if you’re interested in reading further, you can also find links to our wedding story and more at the bottom of this post.   How We Met I was working at a local amusement park for my second summer in a row when I met my husband.  Like usual, I was making my rounds,…

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Endearing Tales of Unlikely Romance

Seeking ‘Perfection’ Often times, we find ourselves imagining the perfect kiss, the perfect date or the perfect relationship.  We make all the plans in our minds, prep ourselves to receive them, but often these dream scenarios never come to…

Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism

Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism Recently, I was reading a post from Multilingual Living and I couldn’t help but smile.  I loved Corey’s “10 Reasons Why You Should Marry a Foreigner“!  I can’t say that every point on…

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Behind the “America The Beautiful” Coca-Cola Ad

I’m not a big Coke drinker.  In fact, I try to avoid it when I can, which is not easy when you’re married to a Texan.  But regardless, I saw Coca-Cola’s “America The Beautiful” Ad last night and I…

Cheerios’ Family Breakfast Project {LOVE}

Ok, so maybe you’ve seen this already, but I couldn’t help but share. THIS is exactly what people need to SEE when it comes to interracial families. WE’RE JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE…NO REALLY.  There are far more similarities between…

Our Mexican American wedding story in pictures

Just six summers ago, my husband and I got married.  We had been dating for about two and a half years and engaged for another two and a half years before we finally tied the knot. Some people think…

The ‘Good’ & ‘Bad’ of Interracial Relationships

The ‘Good’ & ‘Bad’ of Interracial Relationships One of the disadvantages of being an interracial couple is the fact that you have to bite your tongue so often in order to get by unscathed.  There is so much more that can…

Trials of the Interracial Couple

Common Challenges for Interracial Couples One of the disadvantages of being an interracial couple is the fact that you have to bite your tongue so often in order to get by unscathed.  There is so much more that can be said…

The Flip-Side: Can Newbie Insiders Be Trusted?

A couple of days ago, I wrote about how becoming an insider among another race can make you an outsider with your own.  Today, I wanted to talk about the flip-side of being an insider…the second edge of the…