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23 Things You'll Definitely Find In Every Mexican Household

Hoarders: Recuerdos edition.

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1. Velas that defended your family against Satan AND helped you win $2 on a scratcher:

2. A single chancla that never really belonged to anyone:

You know what it was for.
Twitter: @E205Krigdaddy

You know what it was for.

3. These better alternatives to Pine-Sol and Downy:

4. A tortilla warmer that your parents have had since dinosaurs roamed the Earth:

It was also probably made of styrofoam.
livisolovely_22 / Via instagram.com

It was also probably made of styrofoam.

5. And a comal that never seemed to ever leave the stove:

You never know when you need to warm something up!
Twitter: @encarrasco

You never know when you need to warm something up!

6. This painting that mysteriously ended up in your living room:

Who is she anyway? Where do you even get this? Why?
Via Twitter: @DroSkeetSkeet

Who is she anyway? Where do you even get this? Why?

7. A San Marcos blanket that kept you warmer than any cuddle buddy ever could:

Truly animalistic.
Twitter: @itzelbaabyy1

Truly animalistic.

8. A Last Supper painting that reminded you of how often you forgot to say grace:

"Ay que rezar."*Has half an enchilada in mouth*
Twitter: @MannyGomez24

"Ay que rezar."

*Has half an enchilada in mouth*

9. And this picture of Jesus that looked straight into your sinful soul:

🎶 He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake 🎶
Twitter: @saavedraR_

🎶 He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake 🎶

10. Mixed CDs from the tianguis which usually had interesting cover art:

Nine times out of 10 it was a bikini-clad woman.
Twitter: @MaChBeatriz

Nine times out of 10 it was a bikini-clad woman.

11. A Lotería set accompanied by a handful of uncooked beans:

Beans are so versatile.
Twitter: @yassmino_

Beans are so versatile.

12. This doctor-in-a-bottle:

Got a third degree burn? Échate Vicks.
Twitter: @lyssaescobar

Got a third degree burn? Échate Vicks.

13. A bottle of Tapatío that you needed each time you ate popcorn...

14. ...or just one family-sized bottle of Valentina:

Which side do you fall on?
Twitter: @c_hoop54

Which side do you fall on?

15. Old recuerdos from one of the 4,000,000 quinces and bodas you've attended:

The centerpieces too.

16. This glass case that never seemed to run out of pan dulce:

Look at it just sittin' there, teasing you.
Twitter: @YaBoy_GonZ

Look at it just sittin' there, teasing you.

17. And a concha that probably had its top eaten off:

Monsters live among us.
Twitter: @gabita009

Monsters live among us.

18. This lil' magic bottle that made your parent's rice game unbeatable:

You know the difference between bland ass rice and good rice.
Twitter: @cudikaat

You know the difference between bland ass rice and good rice.

19. A cabinet filled with these bowls:

For cereal AND pozole.
Twitter: @jhernandez132

For cereal AND pozole.

20. A butter container that was home to some bomb homemade salsa:

I can't believe it's not butter...'cause it's not.
Twitter: @sallydatgirrl

I can't believe it's not butter...'cause it's not.

21. A bottle of Tajín that made healthy eating much more tolerable:

Jicama has has no purpose in life otherwise.
Twitter: @XiniaCH

Jicama has has no purpose in life otherwise.

22. This exact cookie tin that NEVER HAD COOKIES:

Who ate 'em anyway?!
Twitter: @totallynotalize

Who ate 'em anyway?!

23. And last but not least, a wonderful, loving family:

You make life sweeter than any concha ever could.
mexyogi / Via instagram.com

You make life sweeter than any concha ever could.

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