Champurrado, Latino culture, Latino Family Traditions, Mexican dicho, Vegan Champurrado

Champurrado-Mexican Comfort Drink, Vegan Style

Christmas came. It left me with a cold and cough. Unknown Mami recently blogged about her daughter, who "felt like cheese." I know the feeling.   Nonetheless, the tamales were wrapped, steamed and eaten. My sisters, mom, brother and boyfriend stayed up late chismeando, watching movies and snacking. This may have delayed my recovery from my cold, but our… Continue reading Champurrado-Mexican Comfort Drink, Vegan Style

Champurrado, Chicano Christmas, Latino family tradition, Mexican Cooking, Mexican Holiday food, Mixed Families, Tamales, Vegan Son, Wine and Tamales

Christmas-Chicano Style

  It's a Chicano style Christmas in our house. We blend Mexican traditions with the Anglo-American since my children are third generation Mexican Americans mixed with French and Blackfoot Native American on their dad's side. My mother was born in California from immigrant Mexican parents. I was born in California and grew up in the 70's,… Continue reading Christmas-Chicano Style

Champurrado, Christmas Traditions, Holiday Traditions, Latino Family Traditions, Mexican Holiday foods, Tamales

What are your Holiday Traditions?

"It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before.'What if Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store?' What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more?" – Dr. SeussIn this season of… Continue reading What are your Holiday Traditions?