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Dia de los Muertos con Chiqui Social

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Dia de los Muertos con Chiqui Social

Yesterday I shared my day exploring Los Angeles with the Chevy Silverado. I drove around L.A. collecting items for Dia de los Muertos. Today we will take those items over to our friends' at Chiqui Social. Chiqui Social is in Culver City and "offers a rich, purposeful, safe, and well-designed space to support children’s holistic learning and social success." I met Lizet, the founder of Chiqui Social, while at a bilingual workshop for multicultural parents my friend, Maritere Rodriguez Bellas was presenting. I knew after talking with Lizet that there was so much synergy and we both agreed to collaborate...

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Dia de los Muertos

Posted by Sonia Kang on

Dia de los Muertos

Each year I learn more about the beautiful cultural tradition of Dia de los Muertos. Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, occurs on November 1 and 2.  A holiday steeped in tradition and culture originating thousands of years ago by the Aztecas.  It's when the living celebrate and honor those loved ones who have passed on. A day rife with symbolism, Dia de los Muertos allows you to be creative and make something you and your family can build on year after year.  This year I was invited by Chevy to experience Dia de los Muertos in a...

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The Smith-Kangs go to Mexico

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The Smith-Kangs go to Mexico

If you know my family and me, you know that we are not the most organized “krew”. We are a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of family. The Smith-Kangs are a special breed. We are a large party of 6 and with that many people, chances are we are going to forget or lose something. Each trip we vow to do better and this trip to the Nayarit Riviera, Mexico, was no exception.   When I received word that I would be attending an influencer trip to the W Punta Mita, I told myself this trip would be different. I was going to...

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