Calaveras, Celebrations, Day of the Dead, Dia de Los Muertos, Infographic on Day of the Dead, Latina Lista, Latino culture, Ofrendas, Pan muerto, Papel Picado, Sugar Skulls

10 Must Have Items for Dia De Los Muertos Right after the candy and costumes of Halloween, we have the celebration of Dia De Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead (DoD).  This is an ancient tradition which has been reintroduced into the United States in the 1990's.  I am the second generation Mexican American. The DoD celebration was not part of my childhood… Continue reading 10 Must Have Items for Dia De Los Muertos

Art, Chingonas, How to be a Chingona, Latina, Latino culture, Papel Picado, Self-confidence, Self-Esteem, Strong Women, Yreina F.Ortiz

Today I Will be Chingona

I don't know if this is a coincidence, or not, but Chingona's have fallen out of the sky and into my lap. Most of you know the definition of a chingona. If not, here's last week's post which gives you an idea. For a practical application you can read the 10 Steps from Sandra Cisneros. Yreina Flores Ortiz is a Poeta, Artista Chingona.… Continue reading Today I Will be Chingona