Monthly Archives: January 2018

America’s Obsession with Avocados from Mexico Reaches New Heights in Super Bowl Ad

Avocados from Mexico is back on the Super Bowl advertising game with #GuacWorld, its latest TV commercial that is scheduled to make its official debut Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 during the Big Game in Minneapolis. The spot imagines a domed paradise called GuacWorld, … Continue reading

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I Never Thought of Buying a Home in Texas, but…

  Texas realtor Nicole Lopez has found an innovative way to entice customers to buying a property: To offer hundreds of dollars worth of tacos upon purchasing of a home. Per the local press, the above property is located in the … Continue reading

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My Blog Just Turned 11 Years, and I Can’t Believe it’s still around. So… ¡Gracias!

It was exactly eleven years ago when, after losing my dream job and feeling a bit disoriented as to what to do next, I decided to start a blog. It was originally called Mi casa es tu casa, but it quickly … Continue reading

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Mexicans Are Furious about Hat-Wearing Jalapeños from Turkey

Add jalapeños to the long list of grievances against my people (i.e. The Mexicans.) In the latest episode of a trade war brewing between Mexico and the European Union, Mexican producers of chile peppers are asking the UE for protection of … Continue reading

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Now You Can Get High on Tamales, Because California

Have you ever had a delicious meat-filled, spicy tamal but thought: ‘Heck, this is is missing something?’ Worry no more: Señorita Sensi, a San Diego-based maker of Mexican edibles, has you covered. As founder Yvanne Castañeda, a legitimate marijuana medical patient, told … Continue reading

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This Zumba Establishment Wants you to Lose your ‘Bolas’

From the always-creative #SpanishFail Texas signs and advertisements, comes the “Corazon [sic] Latino Dance Fitness” in Austin, where you can go dance until you lose not one, nor two, but 20 “bolas!”… Or, did they mean “bolsas?” 🤔 #ItsLbsNotBls Hat tip: … Continue reading

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