National Hispanic Heritage Month

Makeup Tutorial: Dia de los Muertos

Wantable sent me their Halloween makeup box, and they asked me to do a tutorial and review for you. Since I am a big Dia de los Muertos fan, I put together a step-by-step Dia de los Muertos makeup tutorial for you just in time for Halloween and All Souls Day....more

This Holiday

Whether Samhain, Halloween, All Saints, or Dia de los Muertos...Have a happy one!!      ...more

DIY Simple Day of the Dead mask

I love this time of year. Getting ready for Dia de los Muertos comes early for me. Here is a sample of some of the crafts I am working on. DIA DE LOS MUERTOS MASK What you'll need: ...more

Dia de los Muertos Week!

Looking for cool Dia de los Muertos things to do this week?...more

Day of the Dead Hair Accessories

My daughter Maya is on a roll with her craft projects this season. Here are the latest and greatest!SEE THE FULL TUTORIALS HERE AT HER SITE, MayaInTheMoment.com...more

The Day of the Dead -- a Time for Celebrations

November 2nd is Dia de los Muertos or The Day of the Dead in Mexican households. It is a ritual created within the Aztec culture over 3,000 years ago. Spanish conquerors attempted to wipe it out without success, other than moving it from August to November 2nd, All Souls Day. In the beginning years, the day was presided over by the goddess Mictecacihuatl, known as "Lady of the Dead." ...more

LOVE the photos you chose, they're just wonderful. Thanks for an informative post.more

Haiku and Halloween

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Participation

To continue a bit on yesterday's topic, because I keep hearing from more and more discouraged friends, I think it's important to say that I know I'm one of the lucky ones. I have Rick, and my health, and not one, but two roofs (or rooves--I looked it up--both are correct) over my head. I have plenty to eat--you can tell that just by looking at me!...more

Exploring Taos - Part 2 - Dwellings Revisited

Halloween in Taos is more about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos...more