Whether you observe Christmas, Hanukkah, Three Kings' Day, or some combination of these three celebrations in your household, it's likely that you'll be joining the millions of Americans rushing to complete their holiday shopping this month, if you haven't done so already. In addition to searching for the best deals when you are shopping, you may also be looking for gifts that reflect your Latino culture and history. The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to share one's heritage with gift recipients, whether through food, stories, or songs. All of these speak to our origins.
This year, we have compiled a list of eight gift ideas that are created by Latinos or are inspired by Latino culture. There's something for everyone on this list, regardless of age, interest, or background. Many of these items can be bought online, too, so you don't even have to bundle up and get outside to finish holiday shopping for your friends and family.
Julie Schwietert Collazo is a freelance writer based in New York City.