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Top Ten Ways to Celebrate Single Awareness Day

Top Ten Ways to Celebrate Single Awareness Day So you’re single on Valentines Day and don’t know what to do? Here are some tips for celebrating Single Awareness Day. 1. Buy yourself a dozen roses, then distribute them to strangers that you meet and wish them a happy Valentines Day! 2. Volunteer. Contact […]


CasaQ: Magical Mexico Journey Itinerary

  MAGICAL MEXICO JOURNEY Thursday, October 4 –  Friday, October 12, 2018 On this magical tour of central Mexico you will visit some of the most fascinating burroughs in Mexico City such as Polanco, Xochimilco, Coyoacan, San Angel and nearby charming villages of Taxco and Puebla. You’ll experience the best […]


CasaQ: Magical Mexico Journey 2018

On this magical tour of central Mexico you will visit some of the most fascinating burroughs in Mexico City such as Polanco, Xochimilco, Coyoacan, San Angel and nearby charming villages of Taxco and Puebla. You’ll experience the best of Mexico’s architecture, gastronomy, culture and arts from ancient history to modern […]


5 Latino Holidays Drinks

Here are 5 Latino drink recipes to get you started, get you going and for the day-after. ____________________________________________________________________   COQUITO – Coquito, a tropical eggnog made with rum, coconut milk, condensed milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon, is a must-have drink in every Puerto Rican household during the holidays. RECIPE     ____________________________________________________________________   […]


History of Tamales

History of Tamales by Darlene Tenes   Tamales have been around for a very, very long time. The tamal is recorded as early as 5000 BC, and may date back to as early as 7000 BC. But, first to come were corn tortillas, made by soaking corn kernels in a […]


Ensalada de Nochebuena / Christmas Eve Salad

Our family eats this traditional refreshing salad with fresh fruits, peanuts & pomegranates every Christmas eve with homemade tamales, beans and rice Ensalada de Nochebuena Recipe by Darlene Tenes of CasaQ 1 small head of Iceberg or Romaine lettuce, thinly sliced 1 med-sized pineapple, sliced or 1 (20 oz.) can sliced […]


Sip n’ Shop – The Ultimate Home Party Show

You’re invited to afternoon party to shop, sip and mingle with your friends amongst a fabulous mixture of classic favorites to exciting new brands Sip & Shop: The Ultimate Home Party Show Sunday, October 22 2:00 – 7:00pm Free Admission Reserved Seating: $8 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥   ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ LOCATION: San Jose Clubhouse 15480 Union Avenue, […]


Darlene’s San Jose Jazz Fest Top 5 Picks

This is a whole lot more than my Top 5 picks. I’m trying to branch out this year at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2017 and not live at the Salsa Stage so this is my schedule of performers that I personally want to see. I’ve got a little bit of everything but it […]


CasaQ: Albuquerque Balloon Adventure Itinerary

    Join us in exploring the Land of Enchantment during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the most magical time of the year.  You’ll be in awe as hundreds of hot air balloons ascend into the beautiful New Mexico sky. Few spectacles on earth rival the Mass Ascension, as hundreds of […]