Healthy Essential’s #LaFamiliaDeHoy Twitter Party

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This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions are my own. Back in December, I shared with you all a picture of my family in celebration of Johnson & Johnson, in conjunction with Univision, search for #LaFamiliadeHoy. There were three families in the running: ...and after many votes, there is finally a winner! Meet The … [Read more...]

Safety From Car Seat To Booster: Evenflo Symphony Platinum DLX #EvenfloPlatinum

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This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Evenflo. All opinions are my own. The vote is in, Sofia is loving her comfy new Evenflo Symphony Platinum DLX  All-In-One...and I fell in love too.. That is a big deal, cause I never felt comfortable about booster seats in general. In fact, it was one of the reasons we delayed buying one for Sofia, even though she's … [Read more...]

REVIEW – HEAVEN IS FOR REAL Is Sort Of A Heavenly Journey

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If there are two topics we’ve all been told to avoid in polite conversation, they’re politics and religion. With Hollywood having plundered the rich political landscape (in satire and whatnot), they’ve turned their attention to taboo topic number two – religion. While religious films are not necessarily a new thing when it comes to the silver screen (Kirk Cameron basically re-ushered them … [Read more...]

A Safe And Comfortable Ride For Kids #EvenfloPlatinum

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This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Evenflo. However, all opinions are my own.   You know how when your kids are babies people always tell you to treasure those moments cause they grow up quick? We were told that so much, especially by my abuelita who has seen many babies grow up and have babies of their own (like me, for instance). I may … [Read more...]

Relaxation Destination: Del Mar, CA

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I received a complimentary stay for the purposes of this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Beautiful beaches and tranquil breezes are what one would expect from an exotic, tropical getaway. Little did I know that the same resort style getaway was right here in Southern California. I hopped in my car for a short 2 hour long drive - I know for some that might seem like a trek, but … [Read more...]

The 11 Things You Should Know About HEAVEN IS FOR REAL

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Writer-director Randall Wallace has been entertaining us for years with his amazing filmwork with titles like BRAVEHEART, WE WERE SOLDIERS, and SECRETARIAT. Now the filmmaker is returning to cineplexes with the powerful faith-based drama, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL. The film, co-scripted by Christopher Parker, follows pastor Todd and Sonja Burpo’s (Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly) journey after their son … [Read more...]

REVIEW: DRAFT DAY Doesn’t Move The Chains

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For a sports film to call itself successful, it must be able to transcend the sport itself. Can it make sports interesting and entertaining to someone who doesn’t know about it? Can it teach you to care about something you don’t normally care about? This is my cinematic philosophy true of any industry or occupation. Which brings me to director Ivan Reitman’s DRAFT DAY, a football drama that … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk About The Film: #AmericanBlogger #RealAmericanBlogger

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It started yesterday. I saw it on feeds and I had to look. I write a ton about films, after all, so it's only natural to want to see when there is a film that is kind of about me. Me, as in an "American Blogger." Here is what I saw.   American Blogger Official Trailer from Chris Wiegand on Vimeo.   I used the day to really think about this because I was upset after seeing the … [Read more...]

Playing With Barbies… 25 Years Later #BarbieProject

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This is a compensated campaign as part of The Barbie Project. All thoughts and ideas are my own. I was just about to leave for Philadelphia when my grandparents called me to tell me they had found an old suitcase that had belonged to me. It was a pale yellow, didn't weigh much but what it carried had once been extremely precious to me. It was my collection of Barbie dolls that I had played with … [Read more...]

Get Inspired with #PGBestForMe Pinterest Sweepstakes!

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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G I'm very particular about brands I use. I'm not a fly by night product user, for me, I usually find a brand I like and I stick with them as long as possible. Brands like Cover Girl and Secret, that I have been using with devotion since middle school; or Bounty and Tide, that I have sworn by since becoming a mom and maintaining my own household. These … [Read more...]