Free Printable Noche Buena

Recently, eighteen25 shared a free printable for fall. I printed it out, inserted it into a frame and propped it up in the kitchen as part of our Thanksgiving Decor. (Inexpensive but good-looking art - yay!) But, alas, we are past Thanksgiving now so it was time to update the frame with a Christmas theme.

Instead of looking for one on the web, I decided to use My Digital Studio to make my own. Even though I was born and raised in the States, my father is Cuban and my mother is from Colombia (South America). Our holidays have always been a mix of cultures so it was fun to personalize my sign and add a couple of tidbits of what Christmas means to me.

A little translation for you :)
  • Noche Buena is celebrated on December 24th and usually involves family and friends, good music, dancing and lots of great food. Timbales (some of you may know them as bongos) and a percussion instrument called a Guiro are always fun to have to play along with the music.  (The link will take you to a youtube video showing how it is played.)
  • Lechon (roasted pig) and Yucca Frita (fried yucca) are 2 of my favorite dishes. I have fond memories of the prep and actual meals involving both of these things. (Ok, great, now I'm hungry...)
  • And the cinnamon rolls? Well, this is the one time of year where I clear the schedule to make batches of home-made rolls. So if you don't see as many posts this month, you know what I'm up to!

If these are some of your memories of Christmas, too -  feel free to click on the image above and download the image for your personal use. To create your own printable using My Digital Studio, click here to visit my SU! store - the downloadable version of MDS is on sale right now. Get it for only $39.95 and receive a free bundle of downloads, too! (Offer valid through Nov. 30, 2011)

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