Holiday Movies and TV Specials for The Whole Family

Are you looking for holiday movies and TV shows for the family? Would it really be Christmas without viewing at least part of the TBS A Christmas Story marathon? Or the imperfectly perfect A Charlie Brown Christmas? For many holiday revelers,…

Host a Traditional Posada This Christmas

UPDATED August 1st, 2016 Are you thinking of hosting a traditional posada this Christmas? December 16th marks the kick-off for Las Posadas, the nine days of festivities that lead up to Christmas in Mexico and other Latin American countries.…
Tamales From Start to Finish-Photo3

Tamales: A Gift of Love, Culture and Fellowship

As soon as the turkey leftovers vanished last month, Rebecca Lopez's friends began calling with a single question: "Are you going to have a tamalada this year?" Yes, 'tis the season for making and eating tamales, but it wasn't just the food…

Top Holiday Gifts For Your Hostess

What to gift to your hostess during the holidays? Holiday party season has begun! Of course your luminous presence at any intimate cocktail party or sumptuous sit-down banquet is the best gift anyone could ask for but it's always nice…
Pinata Disasters

Piñata Disasters

, ,
You’ve got a great party, a festive piñata, a blindfold, and a bat. What could go wrong? As you can see from this video, quite a bit! For more fantastic MamiTV videos and content, visit Mamiverse! Related Video: Hiccups and Giggles

Gay Marriage: To Do or Not to Do?

I am reminded each day I park my car that the pressure will never subside. A billboard from a storage company cries out to couples tying the knot: "IF YOU DONT LIKE GAY MARRIAGE, DONT GET GAY MARRIED."It's not the political message that's…

Living Latina in the South

Half of my genetics are non-Latino and, while I grew up in Miami, I spent part of my childhood with fair-haired half-siblings in a rural Midwestern town where my Cuban-ness was a curiosity. In college, too, I was in the minority. On an…

When Grandpa Moves In

Our family is a statistic in the U.S. Don’t be startled. It’s a good thing. We’re part of the “Sandwich Generation,” a group that cares for their children and their elderly parents at the same time. The National Alliance for Caregiving…