By Amaris Castillo | 12/15/2011 - 18:00
We know – there’s plenty to love about the holidays!
Whether your favorite part is getting to spend ample quality time with loved ones – or savoring more of your mami’s homemade Latin dishes, the top reasons always vary. Which is we brought our question to Latina’s Facebook readers – What do you love the most about the holidays?
While we received over 40 responses, we had to narrow the number to 10 here. Check them out below – and happy holidays!
By Latina Promotions | 12/15/2011 - 11:27
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By Verky Arcos | 12/08/2011 - 12:45
It’s that time of year again! We’re sure you’re frantically shopping for your loved ones— or maybe you’re not like us, and you’ve had your presents taken care of for weeks. Either way, there’s still time to squeeze in a little shopping for you. With so many holiday parties to attend, it’s no surprise we are constantly thinking of outfits to put together on the cheap. Nothing makes it easier to recycle a dress than accessories.
Here are fourteen hot holiday appropriate accessories:
By Latina Staff | 12/08/2008 - 17:26
Kids are what make the holidays the extra-special, warm and fuzzy occasion that they are. While we adults see all the merrymaking through jaded eyes, they're just thrilled to be unwrapping boxes with their new favorite things inside! Which is why our favorite part of the holiday season is choosing gifts for the little ones.
Start here for our roundup of presents for babies, toddlers, tweens and teens,
all with budding interests and personality traits of their own. Happy shopping!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/13/2008 - 15:27
Most people don’t recognize all of the similarities between the Spanish Caribbean and other islands in the area, like Jamaica. But both in culture and food, we have a common history. Did you know that Jamaica was colonized by Spain for hundreds of years before the island was taken over by the British? A large part of the reason that the Spaniards were defeated had to do with the Maroons, a community of escaped slaves who fought for the British in return for their freedom and an autonomous government.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/11/2008 - 13:06
Most people try to manage their holiday finances, but when it comes down to purchasing gifts, many times we throw caution to the wind and spend a whole lot more than we planned (or can really afford). Do you even know how much money you blew last year between Thanksgiving, splurging on new holiday outfits and Christmas presents? Bet you have no idea! This year, with the unstable job market and crashing stock exchange, being frugal is more important than ever. Here are some tricks to avoiding digging yourself into a crater-sized hole this holiday season: