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Meet Marcela Davison Aviles: The Latina Behind Pixar’s Smash Hit ‘Coco’

You may have never heard of her before, but Marcela Davison Aviles is behind some of your favorite Latino content on Disney. As Disney/Pixar’s lead cultural consultant, she’s helped guide the company in the creation of Handy Manny, Elena of Avalor, and now, everyone’s favorite holiday movie: Coco! A first generation daughter to Mexican parents,…

You Can Bring the Magic of ‘Coco’ Home ASAP With This Book

“And suddenly I am. Where there is music, there is color. And where there is color, there is life.” It’s official, Coco is a super cute and important step in the direction of positive representation for Latinos on the big screen! I’m sure most of us are wishing it was already available to stream so…

5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After Watching “Coco”

Coco is Pixar’s vibrant, emotional film about the Day of the Dead. This tribute to Mexican traditions and customs has some sad moments, especially for those who’ve lost beloved relatives. But it also has powerful themes of perseverance, teamwork, and gratitude, and it encourages audiences to love and appreciate their family and to follow their dreams,…

Natalia Cordova-Buckley Lands Frida Kahlo Role in Pixar’s “Coco”

Mexican actress Natalia Cordova-Buckley will be the voice of Frida Kahlo in the upcoming release of Pixar’s Coco. I truly thought all the cast members had already been announced so this comes as a big surprise. And we’re really excited about it. Because really, how could Frida’s spirit not be in a film about Day of…

7 Uses for Coconut Oil That Will Slay Your Life

It’s world coconut day! In the past few years, coconut oil has risen in popularity and become a “miracle substance” with many diverse uses. There’s recently been a lot of controversy regarding how healthy coconut oil actually is after a Harvard professor called it “poison.” But the good news is, it’s still good in the…

Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail

Share from PineappleandCoconut.com A delicious champagne cocktail with a tropical twist. A perfect sip for ringing in the new year! Servings depends on how many people you feel like serving these drinks too!

Spiked Mexican Hot Cocoa

Mexican Hot Chocolate Originally published by Self.com http://www.self.com/story/made-holidays-tequila-spiked-mexican-hot-chocolate One reason we love the holidays is the nostalgia, which includes hot chocolate and takes us back to those years we were little kids. Snow pants and sledding, fireplaces and family. Unfortunately, we’re adults now and have to beg our bosses for days off between Christmas and…

Coconut Brown Sugar Natilla Recipe

Growing up, my grandmother used to always make my cousins and I Natilla for breakfast. Of course, in the Dominican Republic Natilla is not known as Natilla at all. It is actually referred to as Maizena, which is actually the name brand of a popular cornstarch in the Dominican Republic used to make this dish….