Reviews & Giveaways

UncommonGoods Offers Uncommonly Great Gifts #Giveaway #Ad Thumbnail UncommonGoods Offers Uncommonly Great Gifts #Giveaway #Ad Thumbnail

Disclosure: The author received a product for review. Opinions expressed herein were not influenced by said sample product. Before moving to Manhattan, I lived in one bedroom apartment in the Bronx. Surprisingly, it was much bigger than my two bedroom Manhattan apartment. It also had a fire escape. Now that I live in a highrise, [...]

FLASH #GIVEAWAY: Cricket Wireless Saves Your Holiday! #ConMiCricket #ad Thumbnail FLASH #GIVEAWAY: Cricket Wireless Saves Your Holiday! #ConMiCricket #ad Thumbnail

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post created for Cricket Wireless and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all opinions expressed herein belong to the author. I love the holiday season! Christmas is my favorite time of the year. Literally. Not only do I get to spend time with family and friends, but I also have an [...]

Spice Up Your Life with McCormick #Giveaway #ad Thumbnail Spice Up Your Life with McCormick #Giveaway #ad Thumbnail

The author received sample products to facilitate this review/giveaway. Other than enhancing the author's meals, no other compensation was received. With the school year gearing up, and more time on my hands, I cook more often. It feels more enjoyable when the kids are not belting out demands for their favorite meals and I get [...]

Nails: Stars Stripes & Glamour (Giveaway) Thumbnail Nails: Stars Stripes & Glamour (Giveaway) Thumbnail

As a teenager, I bit my nails. I couldn't use nail polish. I had no nails. Thankfully, I outgrew the habit and I've discovered the colorful world of nail polish! I see nail polish as racy lingerie for nails. Except way better because I can show it off to everyone I meet! I can re-invent [...]


~GIVEAWAY ENDED~ In my last two posts, see here and here, I reviewed the HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. Yet even with those two posts, I wasn't able to touch on everything that the HP Pavilion dv6 can do! There are so many fabulous features that I'm enjoying with this laptop, like it's HP TrueVision Webcam for video [...]


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCE OF WINNING. To Enter: Complete the Mandatory entry stipulated in the giveaway post. Extra entries, as noted in the giveaway post, are considered eligible after the mandatory entry is completed. Entry is deemed made by owner of the email account. Time Period:  This game begins on October 3, [...]


Summer is almost over and Ms. Latina's household is in back to school mode. With that comes a long list filled with necessary items like school clothes, bookbags, shoes and sneakers, etc. etc. Technology is also a big part of what students need to succeed in this day and age. Knowing this, I was extremely excited [...]


  Two of my biggest household expenses are food and laundry. I've been able to cut back on my food shopping by using coupons; however, short of not washing clothes, I haven't been able to cut my laundry bill.  It's an expense I learned to deal with and don't mind paying , especially when I consider the alternative:  tween and [...]

Spring In Small Places Giveaway! Thumbnail Spring In Small Places Giveaway! Thumbnail

~GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED~ Living in an apartment, limits the changes I can make. I can't build above and enlarge. I can't break a wall to create a larger closet and I can't add a skylight in my kitchen. Yet this doesn't mean that I can't make my apartment feel like a home. With small changes, I [...]

The Red Hot RedEnvelope #Giveaway! Thumbnail The Red Hot RedEnvelope #Giveaway! Thumbnail

With Valentine's Day just a few short days away, I am super excited to be able to offer my readers a treat, a Red Hot Treat, from RedEnvelope! In the past, I've used RedEnvelope to purchase gifts for my sons, my mom and several close friends; as a reult, when I was invited to review the [...]

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