Tag Archives: Walmart

Celebrate Mexican Independence Like the Locals

I hope by now you are aware that Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day. Sixteen of September is, and the bash actually kicks off on the night of the 15, so by the time the 16 actually arrives, … Continue reading

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Americans Think we are Nostalgic for… Electric Quesadillas

Ever felt nostalgic about your abuela’s electric quesadillas? …. Well, not me, but if you are among those weird, improbable, nostalgic Hispanics who grew up eating flour-tortilla quesadillas made on an electric contraption, the folks of Nostalgia Electrics have you … Continue reading

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Sam Walton Did Business with my Relatives in Latin America

Hat tip: @NorbertoBogard

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Are You Ready for Pringles Tortillas?

Only one day after I discovered -in horror- the existence of the Frito-stuffed Chicken Enchilada Melt, I learned that Pringles is quietly introducing a a new line of chips called Pringles Tortillas. In case you’re wondering, (I’m sure you are) the … Continue reading

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Move Over, Barbie! El Chavo Is Coming to a Store Near You

And you thought Mexico’s only contribution to this glorious country were tacos, salsa and drug-related violence… Starting mid-August a new line of El Chavo toys will be available at major U.S. retailers, including Toys R Us, Kmart, Walmart and -ahem, ahem- Target, the … Continue reading

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LOL: Walmart Thinks a 7.9 Earthquake is Funny

For all of those who have experienced the horrors of a 7.9 earthquake in Mexico, there is really nothing much to say here, except: What the hell was Walmart thinking? This blogger is all up for “funny” and quirky stuff, … Continue reading

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