A Mexican New Year

Mexicali Fresh Mex GrillWhen the clock strikes twelve, we throw our hands in the air, scream and shout, and drink glasses of champagne to ring in the New Year. This may be an American tradition, but what happens during the Mexican New Year?
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3 Simple Day of the Dead Crafts Everyone Should Try

Rather than focusing on spooky tricks and treats as we do on Halloween, Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos is about honoring our dearly departed in a positive light. The tone of this traditional Mexican holiday is one of remembrance and love. It is also a pure, playful celebration of artistic expression. [Read more…]

How to Throw the Best Cinco de Mayo Bash

Cinco de Mayo is a traditional Mexican holiday that has been celebrated since 1862. It commemorates Mexico’s defeat over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). While in Mexico, the celebration of the holiday is relatively tame, Mexican-Americans have begun to use it as a way to celebrate their heritage and culture. Their celebrations have rubbed off on many people in the United States, and now Cinco de Mayo can be celebrated by anyone who enjoys Mexican food and culture. Throwing a Cinco de Mayo bash can be a fun experience for anyone, granted you remember a few details. [Read more…]

A Rosca de Reyes Recipe for the Holidays

In the Mexican culture, Christmas is celebrated for an entire month, making it one of the biggest holidays of the year. [Read more…]

Christmas in Mexico

December is a time for families and friends to rejoice and celebrate the spirit of the holidays. [Read more…]