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Why I’m Fluffy: An Excuse for the BMW (Big Mexican Woman)

Over the past few weeks I’ve had to explain several Hispanic traditions to many non-Hispanic friends. Realizing Hispanics celebrate Christmas and Thanksgiving much like the stereotypical “American” family, well – it baffles the heck out of them. Sure, we throw in tamales, barbacoa, bunuelos, calabaza con pollo and enchiladas between the turkey, ham and green bean casserole…but who’s judging? We like our options. Unfortunately, let’s face it, heftiness and bovine…

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Foodie Christmas – Knock the Pants Off Your Chef!

As my first official year in the “big girl” world, I can finally stop drooling over anything that suits my kitchen fancy. Sadly, there is a huge difference between being “able to buy” something and being able to “afford” it. Between student loans, bills and my car payment…it’s difficult to splurge on kitcheny goodies. Thankfully, I know plenty of wonderful peeps who lurve me bundles and are looking to get…

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Don’t Panic [bring the sandwich]

The weather got pretty snarky in the DFW area. It drizzled on and off most of the day – then WHABAM! Tornadoes. I  just made my dinner (a scrumptious breakfast plate) and sat down to eat when the sirens started wailing. My immediate thought was: “Don’t Panic.” For some reason, all I could visualize was Mike, running around – panicking. The beau, always good for it, broke the tension by…

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