Dos Borreguitas Blog

Favorite Finds: Taxidermied and Mounted Piñatas August 07 2012

Truth be told, I think I have much more fun shopping online than I do in real person. Mostly, it's because I love stumbling upon the unexpected, which is more likely to happen in the black hole of the Internet than in a chain retail store. Don't get me wrong, I loooove classic and nostalgic things, like oxford shoes or smocked dresses for baby girls, but I get the greatest...

Piñata Candy, con chile o sin chile? July 20 2012

  Since I bought my daughter a big lion piñata for her birthday, I had to buy a ton of candy to fill it with. Luckily, I was in Laredo where the Wal-mart store has an awesome selection of Mexican candy. And a lot of it was picoso, to my delight! Check out this massive bag. Heaven for me, not so much for the teeth. Mmmm, tamarindo, chile, limon, sugar...

Circus Birthday Party and the Search for a Lion Piñata July 19 2012

  Our daughter just celebrated her third birthday (sniff, sniff), and since we were going to be in Texas this month visiting family we decided to throw her a little family fiesta, with a big ole piñata, por supuesto. I always prefer general themes, versus character-centered birthday parties, because they're so much fun to put together. Last year we made her a pink cowgirl birthday party, haystacks and cowboy hats...
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