Monthly Archives: December 2012

Lentils to start 2013 on the right foot!

Most hispanic countries follow this good luck tradition; eating two spoonfuls of lentils a few minutes past midnight on the first of the year. While the thought of having lentils after all the champagne and a copious meal might sound … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Gratitud

We wouldn’t survive alone, by only looking at our belly buttons and thinking of ways to squeeze all the juice in the lemon as a business. We are not alone, we are a team and this applies to all of … Continue reading

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Practice Spanish grammar one exercise a day over the holidays!

Want to brush up on grammar over holidays?  Writing exercises, going over things you already studied will further strengthen your grammar and vocabulary. Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses is a book I highly recommend. This is not for beginning … Continue reading

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Fiesta de Navidad: Un gran equipo compartiendo otro año de pasión.

No se puede decir que fuera una fiesta de trabajo la nuestra, porque lo que hacemos es nuestra vida, nuestra pasión. Al igual que otras de nuestras celebraciones, es otra ocasión más para celebrar una amistad y una labor que … Continue reading

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5 Easy things you can do to keep your Spanish going when you have little time!

  People think they have to spend invaluable amounts of time studying to keep their Spanish going. It is a great idea, but who has the time? Just a few things done daily, in your spare time and alternating to … Continue reading

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17 Libros en Español que no te debes perder.

La lectura es una herramienta muy útil para consolidar sus conocimientos de la lengua, la cultura de un país y ademas, ampliar su vocabulario. Nos hemos reunido y hemos elegido los libros que más nos han gustado. Esperamos que los … Continue reading

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Loló: the real deal! Non-traditional Mexican food you can’t miss! And they cater!

San Francisco is home to one of the largest Latino populations in the country. The Mission District is the place to go if you want to immerse yourself in Spanish-speaking stores, shops and restaurants. There are so many Taquerias and … Continue reading

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Give away experiences for the Holidays!

Every year we find ourselves in the same crossroads with the holidays around the corner and clueless about what gifts to get. So we go back to the same old: a tie, a pair of gloves or a scarf. Giving … Continue reading

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Regala experiencias estas fiestas, aunque la plata también se aprecia.

Cada año ocurre que nos vemos en la misma encrucijada. Llegan las fiestas y no tenemos ni idea de que regalar. Nos vemos recurriendo a las cosas de siempre: una corbata, unos guantes o una bufanda. Dar y recibir lo mismo … Continue reading

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La doce uvas de la suerte “The twelve grapes of luck” New Year’s tradition.

Spain and other Hispanic countries follow the tradition of eating 12 grapes at the stroke of twelve, to celebrate the new year. This is a good omen, often making a wish, or several, hoping they may come true. This tradition … Continue reading

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