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24 Photos That Perfectly Capture Christmas With A Mexican Family

Christmas Day = Recalentado.

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1. This bag of goodies, filled with animal crackers, peanuts, Mexican candy...

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2. ...and these colorful sugar thingies.

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3. One of your uncles probably went all out with a nacimiento that takes up half the living room.

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4. Along with the decked out baby Jesus, dressed in the fanciest of clothes...

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5. ...and la virgencita.

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6. A vat of Chocolate Abuelita or Ibarra that you can smell from a mile away...

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7. ...accompanied by some bomb-ass pan dulce.

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8. Your family's got the brand new calendar from the bakery or the carniceria that features this iconic photo:

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9. You got a bunch of nochebuenas all over the place.

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10. Of course, who can forget about the tamales.

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11. All your cousins got dressed up pipiris nice, just so they can sit and text on the living room sofa.

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12. Your tías got a ton of buñuelos that will last you for days.

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13. You got pozole to keep you warm on a cold ass night, sprinkled with some lime and a tostada on the side.

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14. Your family tried, and succeeded, to do a carne asada in the middle of winter.

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15. And who can forget about the romeritos...

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16. ...and the bacalao.

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17. You got that one tía who brings coditos because ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

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18. You got that one tía who's like, "¡VAMOS A REZAR EL ROSARIO!"

Even though the food is already out.
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Even though the food is already out.

19. Somebody always busts out the sparklers, and you've got the little cousins running around burning stuff with them.

20. You probably got a piñata from one of those party stores where they've got them hanging like this:

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21. You've got some ponche de caña...

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22. Some champurrado in a styrofoam cup...

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23. ...or some rompope that one of your uncles brought back from Mexico.

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24. In the end, it just isn't Christmas without your family. Be proud. ¡Feliz Navidad!

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