How to Plan a Company Holiday Party

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What are your thoughts on party planning? Are you an old pro with years of perfectly executed celebrations under your belt? Is it not your preference but something you’ll do if no one else will? Or can you honestly say that you’d rather flee the country than being put in charge of organizing a shindig?

Mexican Thanksgiving: Feasting Traditions

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Ask any American which holiday is most closely associated with eating, and most of us will say, “Thanksgiving!” without a second thought. But because Thanksgiving is a decidedly American (and Canadian) celebration, it’s not really a “thing” in Mexico.

National Fajita Day

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Did you know that August 18th is National Fajita Day? That’s right: the third Monday in August will be a time for appreciating fajitas—that quintessential, almost-always-served-sizzling Tex-Mex favorite. We’re already getting our grill pans ready, folks!

Labor Day 2018 Fiesta Ideas

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With August in full swing, we’ve only got a few more weeks until Labor Day rolls around again. It may not be the most festive or glamorous holiday on the calendar, but it’s one of those neat Monday observances that often nets folks an extra-long weekend. What’s not to love about that?

How to Plan the Best 4th of July Party

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We’re halfway into June, folks, and that means that the Fourth of July is just around the corner. This year, July fourth falls on a Wednesday, so many people are planning to attend parties either the weekend before the holiday, the weekend after the holiday, or both. The calendar doesn’t often provide us with such great opportunities for double-celebrations, so …

Cinco de Mayo 2018

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Where did the time go? We’re quickly making our way through April and will soon be in May. But hopefully, y’all already know that means: Cinco de Mayo! That’s right; on Saturday, May 5th, Mattito’s will be joining the rest of the Metroplex in celebrating the history and cultural contributions of Mexican-Americans in the United States. This year, we’re going …

Winter Holiday Traditions in Mexico

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Folks, it’s time once again to broaden our horizons! Back in October, we discussed Día de Los Muertos. The purpose of that post was to explain some traditions associated with this often-misunderstood holiday. Well, with Christmas right around the corner, we figured we’d take another educational jaunt south of the border. Read on to learn about Christmas traditions in Mexico—specifically, …

All About Dia de Los Muertos

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While many folks are gearing up to celebrate Halloween at the end of the month, there’s another fall holiday right around the corner: Día de Los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead.” Día de Los Muertos is observed from October 31st to November 2nd, and though Americans are slightly more aware of this event now than they were in decades …