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10 Tips to Prevent Spider Veins and Varicose Veins | LatinaOnaMission.com1 10 Tips to Prevent Spider Veins and Varicose Veins | LatinaOnaMission.com1

Years ago, I had spider veins and varicose veins. My long work hours, combined with the stress of single motherhood, contributed tremendously to my unsightly legs. I hated wearing shorts or skirts. I refused to show my legs. I was so embarrassed. Finally, I decided to take matters into my own hands and went to [...]

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imusa wood mortar & pestle #giveaway | Latina On a Mission imusa wood mortar & pestle #giveaway | Latina On a Mission

The author received sample products to facilitate this giveaway. However, this in no way influenced the author’s opinions. Her love of Hispanic cuisine, and the products needed to create those scrumptious meals, was established years ago. Food was a huge part of my life growing up. Although my Mom did not like to cook (and [...]

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Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail

This post is part of the National School Lunch Week with Healthy Food! A MomsRising Blog Carnival. Take a moment to read and comment on this and other thoughtful blogs, then tell MomsRising your story. Our stories, yours and mine, are powerful and are what led administrators to set these rules in place. His morning [...]

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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 [...]

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Katie Couric and The Breakfast Project #KatieTalksMilk Thumbnail Katie Couric and The Breakfast Project #KatieTalksMilk Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a sponsored The Breakfast Project with Katie Couric, the award-winning journalist, best-selling author, talk show host, and Daytime Emmy nominee. Yup, THAT Katie Couric. I had a fabulous time chatting with Katie over an intimate breakfast. It was comprised of 3 bloggers, myself included, and [...]

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BlogHer13: @EatYasso and Yoga In Chicago Thumbnail BlogHer13: @EatYasso and Yoga In Chicago Thumbnail

If you follow the Latina On a Mission Facebook Page and/or @MsLatina's Twitter Account, you've heard the news ... last week I was at the BlogHer conference in Chicago, with over 5,000 other bloggers. BlogHer is one of the largest Blogger conferences. It is also one of the first conferences to bring Bloggers, and Brands [...]

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Sassy Decorative Bra + Me In the Moonlight at the #MoonWalkNYC Breast Cancer Walk Thumbnail Sassy Decorative Bra + Me In the Moonlight at the #MoonWalkNYC Breast Cancer Walk Thumbnail

When I was approached to work with MoonWalk in America on this sponsored post, I could not say no. My Aunt died of breast cancer. We couldn't do anything to save her. It was too late, her fate was sealed. Recently, Angelina Jolie discovered she carried the BRCA1 gene, which increases a woman's risk of developing [...]

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Child & Teen Obesity Rates (Infographic) #FoodFri #FoodPower Thumbnail Child & Teen Obesity Rates (Infographic) #FoodFri #FoodPower Thumbnail

After attending the MomsRising Food Power conference in New York conference, I was inspired to create my very first infographic! While researching numbers, I was shocked to find out that Hispanics have the highest childhood and adolescent obesity rate. I'm sure this is caused by our connection with food. Growing up my familia had an [...]

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Cody Simpson #childhunger | Latina On a Mission Cody Simpson #childhunger | Latina On a Mission

GIVEAWAY ENDED Recently, we shared Latina On a Mission's latest collaboration, a sponsored partnership with ConAgra Foods, on an initiative called Child Hunger Ends Here. Joining with celebrities, like Cody Simpson and Amber Riley,  we've worked to end child hunger, by entering ConAgra Foods product codes into the widget found on my right-hand sidebar and asked [...]

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Get the Nutrional Facts on Kid’s Meals! | Latina On a Mission Get the Nutrional Facts on Kid’s Meals! | Latina On a Mission

As a Mom, I want my boys to have the best. The best schools, the best parks, and most importantly the best food whenever possible. I'm sure you want the best for your kids as well!  Most Moms do. This week I am joining MomsRising's weekly #FoodFri Tweetchat to discuss the best, and worst, Kids [...]

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