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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH – September 15 to October 15

Beginning on September 15, and continuing through to October 15, we recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month. During the four weeks, celebrations honor the heritage and contributions made by members of the Hispanic community. President Lyndon Johnson first declared Hispanic Heritage Week in September of 1968. Years later, in 1988, U.S. Rep. Esteban Torres (D-California) introduced …
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NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY – July 24

On July 24th, commemorate National Tequila Day with a little lime and salt. Mix up a Margarita, Paloma, or a Mamasita to celebrate the day! People have been making Tequila for centuries, and it was once known as mezcal wine. In fact, Tequila is mezcal, but mezcal isn’t Tequila. That’s because Tequila is distilled from a …
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CINCO DE MAYO

Cinco De May’s deeply rooted history in the Franco-Mexican War influenced Mexican-Mexican American communities in the early years of the American Civil War. In the early 1860s, as the Civil War erupted, these communities took up the banner of the Cinco De Mayo celebration as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy. …
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Jen’s Loaded Nachos

I These started out as a great alternative to traditional recipes of tacos, enchiladas, Doritos casserole. They make a great meal, snack, or game day favorite too.I wash mine in the dishwasher and reuse at parties, on special occasions and if it breaks it was disposable to begin with. Ingredients 2 lbs minced beef or …
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October 4th, World Smile Day & Taco Day

World Smile Day The first Friday of October every year is celebrated around the globe as World Smile Day. The unofficial holiday encourages people to do acts of kindness to spread good will and cheer. First started in 1999 by the creator of the smiley, Harvey Ball, the holiday celebrates the intent behind the now …
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Family Tacos Night

Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 pkg taco seasoning 1/4 c water 1/4 medium onion diced 1/4 medium green bell pepper diced 1 – 2 tomatoes chopped 1/2 head iceberg lettuce chopped 1 pkg  flour tortillas 1 pint sour cream 1 8oz jar of your favorite salsa. Cheddar or Mexican blend shredded chesse Tostitos Chunky …
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Mojito Sherbert Punch

This was so good! I got the original recipe from a Pintrest pin. We made it for our Anniversary celebration. As there are currently 8 people here after Hurricane Michael, I needed something for the adults that wouldn’t break the bank at the adult beverage store. (We gave the kids the virgin version and they …
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La Fiesta Reasons to Party

Hello May flowers! As we enjoy nature’s beautiful celebration there are plenty of reasons to enjoy before the hot summer months. Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner, followed closely by Mother’s Day, and Summer Vacation for the kids. Cinco De Mayo gives me an excellent reason to pull out the blender for Margaritas …
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