How to Make Your Own Mexican Sugar Skulls

The Day of the Dead is right around the corner. This Mexican celebration takes place November 1st through the 2nd. During the Day of the Dead festivals in Mexico, families celebrate and welcome the deceased into their homes. They decorate alters and grave sites with food, flowers, alcohol, trinkets, and sugar skulls. These gifts are presented to the dead, because families believe that happy spirits will watch over them and bring them good fortune in the coming year. [Read more…]

Father’s Day in Mexico: Día del Padre

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and some of us might not recognize that it is actually an international holiday. Have you ever wondered how other countries celebrate Dad’s special day? In Mexico, just like all other “fiestas” and holidays, they celebrate Father’s Day on a more festival scale then we do here in the States. Here are a 4 important things that you should know about the celebration of Father’s Day in Mexico. [Read more…]

How To Host the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and, for some of you, that means an excuse to party. However, many people don’t actually know what the day of celebration is all about.  [Read more…]

History of Major Mexican Holidays

Mexico’s national holidays are celebrations of their history and culture. [Read more…]

History of the Mexican Independence Day

Contrary to what many believe, Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexican independence, and it is not the biggest holiday in Mexico. [Read more…]

Day of the Dead Visits Again

As November rolls around, Day of the Dead will be following. Day of the dead is a holiday that is celebrated on November 1st and 2nd. [Read more…]