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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Why Wear Any Sweatshirt when you Can Wear a Chapo Sweatshirt?

It might not be El Chapo’s original t-shirt, but this cozy sweatshirt will surely come in handy for the chilling temperatures hitting America these days. Oh, and if chapowear is not your thing, go with the Pablo Escobar one instead. … Continue reading

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Mayor of Ixhuatlancillo, Veracruz, Erects Monument to Avengers –Because Mexico

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. Turns out the Mayor of the mostly indigenous town of Ixhuatlancillo, Veracruz, has spent several thousands of pesitos to build –and erect– several statues honoring members of The Avengers and The … Continue reading

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