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¡Al fin! December 24th has finally arrived, and for any Latino who celebrates Noche Buena, the festivities are in full swing. So whether you're spending your day helping mami and abuela put together a carb heavy dinner for later tonight (it wouldn't be a Latino Christmas without some rice and beans, right?) or you're taking some much needed time to kick back and relax, there's always time to enjoy a few laughs. 

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That's why we've scoured the Internet to find the best Latino Christmas memes out there that are sure to make you smile. Consider it a little gift from us to you. ¡Feliz Navidad! 

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In case it hasn't hit you yet

I know, we almost can't believe it either. It seems that 2015 flashed right before our eyes. 

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For those of us who have been counting down

Noche Buena is a favorite holiday among Latinos. So, if you're celebrating, chances are there already plenty of people at your house. 

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The struggle of gift wrapping is real

Don't you just hate wrapping those awkwardly shape gifts? So do we.

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Make sure to bring gifts for Fulanito

A Latino Christmas party is never without at least a couple of relatives you don't recognize. Good thing you picked up those extra gift cards for fulanito.

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Get ready to feast on all the holiday treats

From flan and turrón, to churros and galleticas, there's always plenty of sweets to go around. 

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And enjoy the signature holidays drinks

Because no one can have just one cup on this sweet and creamy goodness. 

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But pace yourself

You don't want to end up like this guy after having one too many drinks. 

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Embrace the carbs

Rice, bread, and sweets. A Latino Christmas leaves no carb left behind. 

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And show Abuela que no estas muy flaca

Did grandma just offer to fix us a plate? Um, we're pretty sure we want two of everything . . . 

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There's always enough food to feed an army

At Latino Christmas, there's never a shortage of stuff to eat. 

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Surely you'll regret overindulging

Exactly what we're all thinking after Christmas dinner. 

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But admit that to anyone

Because you know the smart comments will quickly follow.

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There's might be a little drama

Especially when it comes to new people joining in on the family festivities. 

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Involving a look that goes something like this

That's your queue to head back to the food.

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When it's time to leave, take your time

Yea . . . this could take anywhere between 20 and 30 minutes. 

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But don't tell abuela your after party plans

It's cool to make plans with friends after your family festivities, you just may want to keep them to yourself.

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Prepare for round two

New Year's Eve is just a week away.