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Posts tagged ‘Jesus’

Fiesta: Día de la Candelaria

Today is the day of another big party! Yay I hear you say, we haven’t had a festival in, oh so long… possibly days! So, today is 40 days after the birth of Jesus. Christmas in Mexico isn’t officially over until February 2, el Día de la Candelaria or Candlemas Day, when Niños Dios and candles are bought to the church to be blessed. Read more

Fiesta: Dia de los Reyes Magos

It’s finally the day children in Mexico have been waiting for: Día de los Tres Reyes, (or Three King’s Day) and the day when the 3 Wise Men bring them gifts. Children leave their shoes outside filled with hay or dried grass for the animals the Wise Men ride, along with a handwritten note and awaken on Three Kings Day to find them full of wrapped gifts. It’s a time when big feet (and shoes) are best. Pity no one wears gumboots here… Read more

Embracing the Chaos

Reinventing Myself on Mexican Time

Dinner: A Love Story

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Heart of Light

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

A Cup of Jo

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Healthy Happier Bear

Adventures In Striving For A Healthy, Happier Life!

Simple Provisions

Food does not need to be fancy to be celebrated