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20 Latinx-Inspired Mickey Ears For You To DIY Before Your Next Trip To The Land Of Dreams

Ahh the memories of the classic and much coveted Mickey ears! Whether you went to Disney not stop or went only once in your life, if you’re a Latina like me, you’ll likely easily recall the day you had your first sighting of the Mickey Mouse Ears and begged mama o papa to buy you some. Again, if you were like me, you were probably promptly with a “No necesitas eso” and a case from your mom that she could make some for you when went home. 

Well, here are 20 pictures of Mickey Ears made by Latinas who likely heard the same thing. Check out the Mickey Ears that top anything you’ll see at the parks.
1. The Concha Ears

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These super yummy lookingConcha bread Mickey ears look cute as hell. Forever the pandulce lover.

2. Day of the Dead Ears

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What better way to rock your culture on your ears than do it Disney style and with Day of the Dead patterns.

3. Celebracion Ears in Oreja

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This sweet-inspired ears feature two felt oreja-inspired ears and are a perfect way to hit up Disneyland and looking you unique in your own right.

4. Celebracion Ears in Mazapan

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These felt mazapan ears are the exact accessory you need for your next Disney visit. How authentic do those look?

5. Celebración Ears in Mariachi

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Keep your ears open to the music in these mariachi-inspired ear bands. How cute and musical are these?

6. Celebracion Ears in Galleta

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These Celebracion ears feature two felt galleta inspired ears with multi-colored “sprinkles.” So sweet!

7. Béisbol ears

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Bring on the heat with a hard pitch of these baseball ears. Gotta love how sporty these babies are!

8. The Hot Cheetos Life Ears

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Bring on the spice with these spicey hot Cheetos ears that’ll have you begging for more heat in the park.

9.Celebración Ears in Recuérdame

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These “sugared” pan de muerto ears have a lovely fall feel and are perfect for the months you head to the parks when things start to cool down and spice up all at the same time.

10. Mas Concha Ears

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Sugary sweet and cute as hell!

Read: How Well Do You Know The Names Of Mexican Pan Dulce?

11. Chocolate Concha Ears

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Love how chocolate and cute these little concha babies are.

Read: Here Are Some Of The Mexican Snacks, Drinks And Dishes You Need To Try When You’re At Disneyland

12. These super feminist ears!

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These Wonder Woman ears are perfect for the super feminist who loves that the OG WW was a Mexicana!

Read: 20 Latina Badasses That Disney Should Use For Their Latina Disney Princess

13. These Como La Flor-like Ears

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Really tune into the songs of amor with these lovely Disney flower ears.

Read: Here Are 27 Gifts For Your Pan Dulce-Obsessed Self

14. Celebración Ears in Lotería!

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For the Loteria player whose an expert in all things filling the tabla first!

15. Selena-inspired Ears

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These all red sequin ears give off major Como La Flor and bustier vibes.

16. Celebracion Ears in Niño Envuelto

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These niño envuelto inspired ears have bugle bead “coconut” shavings that’ll have you ready to snack at the park.

17. OG Disney

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Bring on the nostalgia with a pair of Disney ears that’ll have you remember your original days of loving all things Pooh.

18. The TBT Ears

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The Little Mermaid might not totally be apart of la cultura and Disney still might not have a Latinx princess, but lbr you loved this phase of your life and these ears are gold. 

19. La Tigre Ears

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Bounce your way over to Disney Land and have a est-t-t-t-t-t-upendo time!

20. The Classy Ears

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Of course, Latinas taught the world how to bring up the class. So it makes sense we’d have ears that were CLASSY AF for us to wear at our fave place in the world.

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The Spanish ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Is Being Shared To Honor Hispanic Workers Fighting COVID-19

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The Spanish ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Is Being Shared To Honor Hispanic Workers Fighting COVID-19

There’s no denying that the world looks a lot different now than it did in 1947. And while the list of all of the positive changes that the decades stretching between now and then have done for the world and minorities, a recent campaign is also highlighting the ways in which our current president could take some notes on certain values the United States held dear during this time. Particularly ones that had been pressed for by one of our former presidents.

As part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Good Neighbor Policy” effort, he worked to promote positive and healthy relations between the United States in Latin American countries.

At the time Rooseveltaimed to ensure that the North, Central and South American countries avoided breaking under the influence of Axis countries during World War II. As part of this campaign, Roosevelt comissioned a Spanish and a Portuguese version of the U.S. national anthem. According to Time Magazine he also “recruited Hollywood to participate in this Good Neighbor Policy; Walt Disney went on goodwill tour of South America, hoping to find a new market for his films, and ended up producing two movies inspired by the trip: Saludos Amigos (1942) and The Three Caballeros (1944). The Brazilian star Carmen Miranda also got a boost, and her role in The Gang’s All Here made her even more famous in the U.S. And alongside these cross-cultural exchanges, the U.S. government decided it needed an anthem that could reach Spanish speakers.”

According to NPR, Clotilde Arias, wrote wrote the translation at the end of World War II, was born in the small Peruvian city, Iquitos in 1901 and moved to New York City to become a composer when she was 22-years-old. Her version of the anthem is now part of an exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

Now in an effort to support Latino communities affected by the coronavirus, the non-profit We Are All Human Foundation’s Hispanic Star campaign commissioned the a remake of the song.

Hoping to raise awareness of its Hispanic Recovery Plan and efforts to help to connect Hispanic small businesses and workers with resources during the pandemic, the campaign brought the old recording from obscurity.

For the song, the 2019 winner of the singing competition La Voz,  Jeidimar Rijos, performed “El Pendón Estrellado.” Or, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” 

The song has already received quite a bit of comments and support on Youtube.

Hang in there, fam. We can only get through this together.

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These Online Botanicas Will Satisfy The Bruja In You


These Online Botanicas Will Satisfy The Bruja In You

With young Latinxs reclaiming the bruja identity, the demand for access to novenas, herbs and other specially crafted ritual tools has grown tremendously. Luckily, these Latinx-owned online botanicas have made it easy for brujas, or anyone who wants to dive deeper into the practice, to get their hands on the goods. Whether you’re looking to conjure up more cash flow or secure some extra protection from those pesky mal de ojos, these shops have the magia you need.

1. The Flowerchild Bruja

You know you’ve received some real tesoro when you open your delivery and see the holographic cellophane. Unmistakable and unique products are what make The Flowerchild Bruja’s shop un cielo de flores. Garden Smudge Sticks adorned with colorful flowers and loose herbs packaged in clear hearts make this online botanica a must-visit if you’re looking to manifest more love and beauty into your life.

2. Brooklyn Brujeria

No forlorn-looking saints and pale stricken Marys here! Brookyn Brujeria offers a fresh and modern take on the classic bruja necessity of novena candles. At $10 a candle, you can enhance the vibrations and style of your space without blowing all your chavo. With intentions like Boss Bitch and F*ck Outta Here, these ain’t your abuelitas’ novenas.

3. The Hoodwitch Store

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Thank you for all of your love & support to those who have been readers and customers of @thehoodwitch over the years. ♥️You know truly how hard I work and that this is my livelihood and culture. Visual art and magic ARE my life and practice. Not a peach flavored “turquoise” glitter drink. My magic is in my blood, my magic is in my ability to bring life to my visions, it is creation & destruction. Over the last 6 years, I have been so honored and lucky to be featured in some of the largest media publications internationally not limited to Instagram. This is bigger than that and the creative team for Starbucks knew that. I have personally worked on consulting large companies in their design concepts this work comes naturally to me. “So what’s the big fuss?” My personal style has become synonymous with the visual aesthetic of my brand. No, I absolutely did not “invent” the crystal balls nor acrylic nails but What I created was a space for myself along with other POC to feel represented and have visual imagery that was representative of us. The colorful candles of my local botanicas, my gold jewelry, and my long nails clutching my crystals are certainly not “new” but to see them presented in a manner that I shared visually in this space was. Katherine de Vos Devine @devosdevine is a lawyer and art historian who wrote a powerful and insightful look as to what exactly is happening with this situation and we are sharing it in our story today because more than anything she truly gives the full tea of the situation. I can strip away the crystal balls, the nail art, and delete all of my beautifully curated photos but I will always be me, I will always be my grandmother’s voices and wisdom. I will create, and I will always know my value and my worth. I trust and believe that my ancestors and my guides are looking after me. These giants may have the money to bully artists, creatives, and small business but we know the truth and absolutely must not allow it. As a small business owner, I appreciate you standing with us in this uphill journey and even if it goes nowhere, at the end of the day I can laugh to myself knowing that Starbucks made a drink inspired by HW 🔮

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If you’re in the market for an obsidian scrying mirror, unique tarot decks or nail polish for your mystic manos, then The Hoodwitch Store is your one-stop bruja shop. Be sure to also check out the Bruja Bookshop tab, where you’ll find vintage, one-of-a-kind libros to up your witchy wisdom. The shop offers some rare finds en español as well. However, make sure you stay up to date on the latest inventory. These goods sell out fast!

4. House of Intuition

If you live in LA, you’ve most likely heard of House of Intuition. With four brick and mortar stores throughout the area, plus an online shop, it’s probably a wise investment to grab one of their “Success” intention candles. Their beautifully colored novenas aren’t the only reason to check out the shop, though. Seriously, this casa is staked with everything from crystals skulls, cauldrons and wands to a line called “Hair Mystics” featuring crystal-infused hair mists. You’ll be glad your intuition led you here.  

5. Lunar Magic Shop

Lunar Magic Shop is the super affordable and super thoughtful shop with some of our favorite bruja apparel. You will for sure want to grab the “My Mom Will Hex You” tee for the little one in your life or the “I Am My Own Sacred Place” one for yourself. While you’re at it, you might as well secure the “Motherhood”and “Student” crystal kit bags. This small shop definitely has the whole family’s brujeria needs in mind.

6. Curandera Press

While this shop is currently taking a small hiatus, they will re-launch on August 1. This gives us time to save up for a big vela haul. We could all use some divine intervention with lazy lovers and bad hair days, right? With Curandera Press’ “No Mas Amante Perezoso” and “Good Hair Day” velas, your prayers are answered. We’re excited to see what intentions they roll out next.

Read: In These Trying Times, Boricua Bruja Emilia Ortiz Provides A Digital Space For Healing

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