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High-heeled Colombiana and East Coaster currently on an adventure in the West. Lover of news, food, fashion and books, among many other things!

My Colombian Christmas: Velitas, Novenas and Buñuelos

My Colombian Christmas: Velitas, Novenas and Buñuelos

As a kid, getting to Christmas day was a journey full of prayers, decorations, and food. Years later, I realize how much I love all those traditions.

Having lived in the United States for almost seven years, I haven't been able to truly enjoy a full on Colombian Holiday season in its full glory for a while. Colombians take the Christmas and New Year's holidays very seriously. It's a competition of survival. Since we don't celebrate Thanksgiving, November is basically a month-long preparation where everybody begins Christmas shopping and begins the endless numbers of lists for decorations and food menus.

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Tamales to Champurrado: Latina Food Bloggers Share Holiday Recipes

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