Monthly Archives: November 2018

Is your Tea not Festive Enough? Go Get yourself a Sombrewo!

I give you the Sombrewo, as seen by this blog’s Teas & Infusions special correspondent Carolina Gonzalez. ¡Ándale, ándale, arriba, arriba!

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The ‘MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL’ Jumpsuit is Now $29.95 on Amazon

  Remember that infamous Toys R Us store in Portugal? Well, now you can add another wall-related product to a growing list of nonsensical merchandise. Just in time for Christmas 2018, there’s the MEXICO WILL PAY for the wall zip-up jumpsuit, currently on sale … Continue reading

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Santa Might be White, but He Wears a Sarape, Sings in Spanish

I’m sorry, Megyn Kelly and your pals over at Fox News, but you’re not correct. While I might agree with you that -at least judging from this photograph- Santa is “white,” it is undeniable that he is also Hispanic. How … Continue reading

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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits, Part VIII: How Good are These Elotes?

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this small-business owner, who claims his 100% Mexican corn cobs and corn niblets are “so good even Trump buys from us.” … Continue reading

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‘Hispanic Santa’ Wears Sombrero, Whacks a Piñata

Marketers are one audacious bunch. Take the people of Festified Holiday Clothing, who took some time this week to send this blogger a sales pitch for their upcoming Feliz Navidad sweater line, featuring “multicultural Santa” (i.e. Hispanic and Black). The $65 Feliz … Continue reading

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The Tortilla Towel Is here, Because America 

Watch as a very creative person peddles a “tortilla towel” while explaining Americans the difference between tacos, burritos, quesadillas and such.

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Just Say ‘Gracias’ and Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

This blogger will be taking some time off to embark on a food and drink rampage spiritual retreat to plan for the year ahead and thank my paisanos for all the hard work and for enduring stuff like this, this and this on a daily basis. As for this blogger, she’s … Continue reading

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