The Royal Palace - The Royal Palace (Palacio Real in Spanish) is not the official residence of his Majesty the King of Spain but rather where state ceremonies official banquets and other state functions take place. The King lives in Zarzuela Palace which is just outside of Madrid. The current Royal Palace was built on the site of the old Alcázar which was destroyed by fire on Christmas Eve 1734. King Felipe V decided to build a palace for his Borbon dynasty. The Italian Filippo Juvara was…

The Royal Palace - The Royal Palace (Palacio Real in Spanish) is not the official residence of his Majesty the King of Spain but rather where state ceremonies official banquets and other state functions take place. The King lives in Zarzuela Palace which is just outside of Madrid. The current Royal Palace was built on the site of the old Alcázar which was destroyed by fire on Christmas Eve 1734. King Felipe V decided to build a palace for his Borbon dynasty. The Italian Filippo Juvara was…

A delicious fish (or seafood) cream with mashed potatoes and grated cheese: the perfect dish for Christmas Eve (in Spanish)

A delicious fish (or seafood) cream with mashed potatoes and grated cheese: the perfect dish for Christmas Eve (in Spanish)

Printable Christmas Bingo Game - in English and Spanish - The Girl Creative - Everything you need to start a new holiday tradition with your family. #justaddkisses

Printable Christmas Bingo Game - in English and Spanish

Printable Christmas Bingo Game - in English and Spanish - The Girl Creative - Everything you need to start a new holiday tradition with your family. #justaddkisses

Tortilla tapas. These bite-sized Spanish omelettes are cooked in the oven, making them low in fat but still delicious

Tortilla tapas

Tortilla tapas. These bite-sized Spanish omelettes are cooked in the oven, making them low in fat but still delicious

Christmas Eve (Good Night) in the Village / Noche Buena en la Aldea // 1929 // Francisco Soria Aedo // #Spanish #joy #party #feast #music

Christmas Eve (Good Night) in the Village / Noche Buena en la Aldea // 1929 // Francisco Soria Aedo // #Spanish #joy #party #feast #music

Gingerbread Bûche de Noël with mascarpone cheese cream. Specially for Christmas Eve. (in Spanish)

Gingerbread Bûche de Noël with mascarpone cheese cream. Specially for Christmas Eve. (in Spanish)

Mexican Bunuelos from Food.com:   								My mom used to make these every year with her Spanish class students. We LOVE them! Kind of a mexican version of elephant ears, but different. VERY addicting! This makes a lot, so you may want to cut the recipe in half.

Mexican Bunuelos

Mexican Bunuelos from Food.com: My mom used to make these every year with her Spanish class students. We LOVE them! Kind of a mexican version of elephant ears, but different. VERY addicting! This makes a lot, so you may want to cut the recipe in half.

A traditional Christmas meal, this Cuban pork shoulder recipe is perfect for smaller gatherings. This is an authentic Cuban family recipe!

Cuban Pork Shoulder

A traditional Christmas meal, this Cuban pork shoulder recipe is perfect for smaller gatherings. This is an authentic Cuban family recipe!

The Parthenon of Banned Books, Buenos Aires, 1983: Volunteers build a full-scale replica of the Greek Parthenon out of books banned under Argentina's military dictatorship. Conceptual artist Marta Minujín chose to make this "first monument of democracy" of books because "books are vehicles of culture and thought," she said  in a 2013 interview (in Spanish) at the site below. The structure was disassembled Christmas Eve day and the books distributed to schools, libraries and those present.

El partenón de los libros prohibidos

The Parthenon of Banned Books, Buenos Aires, 1983: Volunteers build a full-scale replica of the Greek Parthenon out of books banned under Argentina's military dictatorship. Conceptual artist Marta Minujín chose to make this "first monument of democracy" of books because "books are vehicles of culture and thought," she said in a 2013 interview (in Spanish) at the site below. The structure was disassembled Christmas Eve day and the books distributed to schools, libraries and those present.

What could be simpler or more versatile? Make this scarf from two strips of ruffled knit fabric joined with two short seams (yes, just two!) and you're done in a jiffy.

Get Ruffled

What could be simpler or more versatile? Make this scarf from two strips of ruffled knit fabric joined with two short seams (yes, just two!) and you're done in a jiffy.

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