The Art of Random Willy-Nillyness: Day of the Dead Nescafe and Nestle Giveaway!! 2 winners!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Day of the Dead Nescafe and Nestle Giveaway!! 2 winners!


If you follow my blogs, you know I celebrate el Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. What I love about this tradition is that it is a day for celebrating our loved ones and remembering them without pain or sadness but with love and happiness. Growing up our family didn't really celebrate it but it was celebrated in Los Angeles. As I got older, it was one of those traditions that I picked up and now love. I also started collecting
Day of the Dead Folk art and have quite an extensive collection at my house.


Besides celebrating the dead, altars are made for the deceased and offerings are made. People make Sugar Skulls and Pan de Muerto. I never made Pan de Muerto but I might get crazy and make it this year. I usually have a little altar at my house. I am lucky and do not have many people in my life that have died. But I always remember my abuelita, Gilda every year. The past two years, my celebration also included my little kitty Shawn and, sadly, this year it will also include Scout who died this month.

It's not for everyone but for those of us who do celebrate it, it means a lot. Sometimes we forget that the dead may be better off now. Plus, they always remain in our hearts.

It is very cool that Nestle and Nescafe brands have started to understand how important this holiday is for Latinos and others. My husband is American but he has embraced my love of Dia de Los Muertos.  I think it's important to have great traditions and Nescafe and Nestle have always been part of our family traditions.

To celebrate Day of the Dead, I have a great gift bag for Two (2) winners! Each bag contains:

* NESTLÉ Abuelita Chocolate syrup
* NESCAFÉ Café de Olla
* NESTLÉ Abuelita Granulated chocolate Mix
* Scarf
* Tote bag
* Recipe Cases


The scarf is awesome. It will make a nice addition to my collection. Plus, if you have never tried the cafe de olla or Abuelita chocolate you are in for a treat. Both have a spicy and cinnamon taste that is to die for!! So if you want to win, enter below on the Rafflecopter widget!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Rules: One entry per person per day. Once a winner is drawn I will contact them and the winner will have 48 hours to reply back before I draw a new winner. Giveaway is open to US residents only who are 18 years of age or older.

Disclosure: I received a sample product for review purposes. No other compensation was given and the opinions in this post are solely mine and are based on my experience with the product. Sponsors are responsible for shipping prizes unless otherwise stated. I am not responsible if sponsors do not fulfill prize. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

295 comments:

  1. I've never tried them, but would love to! I enjoyed reading and learning about el Dia de Los Muertos . Thanks!

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  2. No, I haven't tried them. I usually stick with dark roast instant.

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  3. Yes, they are yummy! I love Abuelita chocolate!!

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  4. Yes! In the winter my husband always makes us the Nestle Abuelita hot cocoa. It is the best hot cocoa you will ever taste!

    Thanks!
    Samantha
    jamesmadison1974@gmail.com

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  5. I don't really celebrate The Day of the Dead, but my teen daughter is very into it and teaches me more and more about it.
    Thanks!
    Samantha
    jamesmadison1974@gmail.com

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  6. No, I have not tried them. I have not seen them in my local store.

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  7. No, I do not celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  8. No, I haven't tried them ...yet.

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  9. No, I haven't tried them... yet.

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  10. No, I haven't, but I appreciate the tradition.

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  11. https://twitter.com/QueenB_Tammy/status/393008070550237184

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  12. Yes. I love it. Patricia

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  13. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/393036084319248384

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  14. I have had the mexican hot chocolate, sooo good.

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  15. it was my Mexican boyfriend's birthday, so yes big time.

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  16. I have not tried any of them. dwelchert at yahoo dot com

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  17. No we celebrate Halloween. dwelchert at yahoo dot com

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  18. I tweeted giveaway. https://twitter.com/flipper211/status/393057825926029312

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  19. Yes...I love the chocolate syrup.

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  20. Yes, I love the Chocolate Syrup.

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  21. No, I don't celebrate Day of The Dead but my neighbors do.

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  22. No, I do not celebrate DAY OF THE DEAD...but I take public transportation and that is a close second.

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  23. sorry, have never tried these products.

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  24. I have not tried them, but would love to!

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  25. I do not celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  26. Yes I love Abuelita granulated chocolate

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  27. I have never tried them but would like to try Nestle Abuelita

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  28. I have heard of these products but not tried them yet! I'd love to do so!

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  29. We have not celebrated Day of the Dead.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  30. Have you ever tried Nestle Abuelita products or Nescafe Cafe de Olla?

    i dont think I have

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  31. Do you celebrate Day of the Dead?

    give me another 60 years to think about it

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  33. i have never tried but would love to

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  34. i have never tried but would love to

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  35. no dont really celebrate day of the dead.

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  36. no I haven't had the pleasure yet looking forward to trying them .

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  37. No I don't celebrate day of the dead .

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  38. I haven't used these products, but they sound good.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  39. We don't celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  40. yes ! i celebrete dia de los muertos :)

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  41. I tried Abulita (a sample packet) before, and it was good!

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  42. I haven't tried them yet, but they look yummy.

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  43. I do not celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  44. Yes, I have tried the Abuelita chocolate mix and it was very good.

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  45. I use Nescafe but never tried the two mentioned

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  46. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/393216522337779712

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  47. is that the same as old souls day I heard of that one but I never celebrated but it still love the set in the giveaway

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

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  48. No... I haven't tried either yet

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  49. We drink abuelita at least once a week

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  50. I don't celebrate the day of the dead

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  51. No I have not tried them, I don't think I have seen them at My grocery store.

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  52. i havent tried yet but would love to.babyphatqueen420@aol.com

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  53. No we don't celebrate Day of the Dead, but we celebrate Halloween

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  54. I've tried Nestle Abuelita products.

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  55. I don't celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  56. Yes, I have, it makes really good hot chocolate.

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  57. https://twitter.com/tawndam/status/393396393076740097

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  58. I have never tried them before, but I would love to.

    Les Johnson

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  59. I have never tried them but would love to.

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    https://twitter.com/kelsweeps/status/393431497773821952

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  61. I've never tried either, but they look good!

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  62. No I haven't tried the Nestle Abuelita products...but they sound yummy
    Sherri J

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  63. No I don't celebrate Day of the Dead
    Sherri J

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  64. No - we don't celebrate Day of the Dead but then there is Halloween

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  65. https://twitter.com/bettycd/status/393480716941414401

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  66. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/393504768653398016

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  67. Never heard of but would love to try.

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  68. Yes! We love Abuelita hot chocolate! We drink it all the time.

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  69. We do celebrate Day of the Dead because my wife's family is Mexican. We always get a lot of baked goods to celebrate as well!

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  70. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/393552891576729600

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  71. No, I have not tried them.

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  72. I have never tried but would love to

    agnesye@hotmail.com

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  73. NO, but it sure sounds yummy.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  74. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/393780785708154881

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  75. No, Haven't tried but I will.
    elysesw@aol.com

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  76. https://twitter.com/tawndam/status/393815362820513792

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  77. I have never tried any of these products

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  78. No I don't celebrate the Day of the Dead

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  79. https://twitter.com/crankyyanky1/status/393868910597918720

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  80. https://twitter.com/crankyyanky1/status/393869380112510977

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  81. No, both products are new to me!

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  82. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/393875712920137728

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  83. No I haven't had the chance to!

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  84. No, we don't celebrate it, but I love the festivities and the art.

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  85. I have not tried it, but would love to.

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  86. I've never heard of these before but they sound great

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  87. I celebrated it once with an acquaintance, but not really

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  88. tweet: https://twitter.com/Amdierm/status/393949660949135360

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  89. No I've never tried any of these products.

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  90. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/394225712439115776

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  91. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/394254393026965504

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  92. yes I have tried Abuelita before!

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  93. yes a little not much though here in Maine, but in Guatemala we do with the kites and fiambre.

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  94. tweet https://twitter.com/micaela6955/status/394286025217818624

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  95. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/394290981924642817

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  96. No I havent so winning this would be stellar.

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  97. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/394456065422524417

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  98. My mom used to make me abuelita hot chocolate when I was little. It reminds me of the holidays :)

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  99. tweet https://twitter.com/micaela6955/status/394559092250775552

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  100. I have tried the Abuelita hot chocolate...it's tasty!

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  101. I have not yet celebrated Day of the Dead.

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  102. I haven't tried any of the products yet.

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  103. I have not celebrated day of the dead.

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  104. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/394645047552909312

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  105. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/394663069042749440

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  106. i havent tried it but i would love to

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  107. I've never tried any of these products, but they look awesome. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  108. It's been awhile but I have tried the Abuelita chocolate before.

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  109. We don't celebrate Dia de Los Muertos. Like you, I do love the folk art that I've seen when I've traveled to latino countries.

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  110. https://twitter.com/tawndam/status/394906998526844928

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  111. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/394923079928791040

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  112. https://twitter.com/crankyyanky1/status/394992987060436992

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  113. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/395079033471262720

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  114. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/395228168371466240

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  115. I haven't tried their products yet.

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  116. tweet https://twitter.com/micaela6955/status/395337049160441856

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  117. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/395372167493189633

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  118. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/395374862773927936

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  119. No, I've never tried them before.

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  120. No, I've never tried them before.

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  121. I have not tried, but would like to.

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  122. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/395584320863084544

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  123. I don't celebrate the Day of the Dead, but I would like to.

    Les Johnson

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  124. We use abuelita in our home almost on the daily. We just tried nescafé de olla and my husband loves it.

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  125. Since my husband is from Mexico, I was telling him just this morning that he needs to start teaching our kids about their culture and that he should tell them about dia de los muertos.

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  126. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/395686486529417216

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  127. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/395725055797129216

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  128. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/395955021105201152

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  129. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/396058095769513984

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  130. tweet https://twitter.com/micaela6955/status/396067431149350912

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  131. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/396157178446229504

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  132. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/396319523243958272

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  133. No I have never tried this before, but it sounds interesting.

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  134. I have never tried these products but am looking forward to it. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  135. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/396451788049481728

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  136. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/396495099497967617

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  137. No, I do not celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  138. I've yet to try either,but I definitely remember seeing that smiling Abuelita's face when I would walk through the grocery aisles :)

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  139. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/396742721777311744

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  140. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/396792926996426752

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  141. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/396811662558121984

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  142. We do not celebrate Day of the Dead.

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  143. I 've never celebrated it..and I have not tried the products

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  144. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/397141213460955136

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  145. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/397153985217298432

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  146. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/397154694625124352

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  147. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/397519702487883776

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  148. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/397607090274836480

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  149. I've tried the hot chocolate. It's delicious!

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  150. I don't celebrate but I love seeing the altars and painted faces around town!

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  151. I have never tried these products, but I would love to!

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  152. https://twitter.com/bettycd/status/397856337855381506

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  153. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/397875327759687680

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  154. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/397876113373806593

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  155. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/397881624445984768

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  156. Yes! I love the Nestle Abuelita hot cocoa!!

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  157. No I don't but I think it would be alot of fun!

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  158. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/397903953012064256

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  159. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/398128538668126208

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  160. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/398161583236337664

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  161. I have not tried them. They look yummy and I sure would love to.
    heymissvirginia at embarqmail.com

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  162. https://twitter.com/tawndam/status/398207654654275584

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  163. yes we celebrate this and really big where im from

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  164. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/398241398295502848

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  165. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/398327336589737984

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  166. I have never tried Nestle Abuelita products nor Nescafe Cafe de Olla

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  167. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/398568414970519552

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  168. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/398586930272534528

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  169. no I have never tried these products but would love to.

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  170. Do you celebrate Day of the Dead? No I have not...

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  171. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/398664156041060352

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  172. https://twitter.com/mrsshukra/status/398664156041060352

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  173. I have not tried it yet- but it looks yummy!

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  174. https://twitter.com/yourpotofgold/status/398865919104921600

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  175. https://twitter.com/QueenB_Tammy/status/398886839357943808

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  176. i haven't tried yet. haven't really noticed these in stores.

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  177. https://twitter.com/DEBIJOT/status/398958299573276672

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  178. https://twitter.com/tatzgrrly/status/398993358019780608

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