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Cotton Candy Cosmopolitan Recipe

You know how they say that necessity is the mother of invention, well, I just created a cotton candy cosmopolitan recipe. I’ve always associated the sticky sweet loveliness that is cotton candy with the carnivals of my youth but now, I associate it with my daughters’ adorable little faces happily enjoying the days of summer. [...]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Moms who Love Tech

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and as we all know, every mother like every child, is a snowflake and picking just the right gift can be a daunting task if you forget that the only thing moms really want is something from the heart. That’s all it takes to make any of us [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sponsored Post, Tech|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wholesome Breakfast on the Go for the Entire Family

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Jimmy Dean through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Jimmy Dean Delights, all opinions are my own. I’ve been working hard this year to get my family and myself in good health. I’ve started working out (as someone still recovering from [...]

By |April 7th, 2016|Categories: Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Taking Care of Me is Taking Care of My Family

Do you find it hard to make time for taking care of yourself? Lately, I’ve resolved to get my health back on track, which means working out, portion control and making healthier choices in the foods I eat. Sounds easy, right? It’s harder than you think, especially for a busy mom of two little girls [...]

Pina Colada Cupcake Recipe

  If you like Pina coladas and getting caught in the rain, my pina colada cupcake recipe is going to make your mouth happy. When I think of Pina Coladas, I think of lying on a beach somewhere like Hawaii relaxing in the sun as the surf hits the shore. This is my happy place and [...]

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: Recipes, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Getting Healthy Just Got Easier

Disclaimer : I was provided a free Jenny Craig Weight Loss Starter Kit. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. Do you ever just wish there was a magic pill so that you could take it and be happy at your perfect body size and lose all the weight? Don’t we all? This has been [...]

By |February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Health, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Food is Love

When I think of food, I think of love. Not like, my food loves me but I associate food with the feelings of being cared about by someone who loves you; like my mother making me a grilled cheese after school on a cold winter day when I was a small child or how she [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

They Wanted Better For Us

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and Coca-Cola however, all opinions expressed about the importance of education are my own. Since I was a tiny little girl of an immigrant father, I was taught that education was going to be my vehicle to success in life. My dad worked in a factory, [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Categories: Confessions, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Lea Clark, American Girl of the Year 2016 Giveaway

It’s been a difficult past 7 days. The kind of epic bad days those tear jerker country songs are made of. Last Thursday, my youngest daughter's pet Guinea Pig got pneumonia, I took him to the vet, got him meds and we held him all day long nursing him back to health and then he just died. I [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Categories: giveaway, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , |34 Comments

Celebrating the Holidays Biculturally

Disclosure:  This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hallmark and Latina Bloggers Connect. This time of year is all about celebrating family. No matter what direction life takes us as we grow into adulthood and have children of our own, our upbringing keeps us grounded in the roots of our culture. Family is still [...]

By |December 13th, 2015|Categories: Latina, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , , |10 Comments