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5 Eye Care Tip for Kids | latinaonamission.com 5 Eye Care Tip for Kids | latinaonamission.com

As a Mom, I worry about my sons welfare. Because of that I make sure they get their annual physical, are up to date on their vaccinations, eat healthy, nutritious meals and exercise. Yet, the one thing I didn't pay much attention to was their eyes, at least until they told me they were getting [...]

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beefsteak with olives (bistec con aceitunas) | LatinaOnaMission.com beefsteak with olives (bistec con aceitunas) | LatinaOnaMission.com

As a young girl, bistec con aceitunas/beefsteak with olives was a special treat! And, no one made it as good as my padrasto/stepfather. It was sabroso to the core!  As I grew I forgot about this dish until a friend invited us for dinner. What a great surprise it was when she served this dish! [...]

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Organic Sore Throat Home Treatment Recipe | Latina On a Mission Organic Sore Throat Home Treatment Recipe | Latina On a Mission

During the winter, germs multiply at work and home. This means that everyone in our home will get a cold or a sore throat at least once. Since I loathe running to the medicine cabinet for pills and cough syrups, at the first sign of a sniffle, I use a home remedy. It does the [...]

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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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