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Jibaritas | La Juventud en la paranda / Youth at the Parade | LatinaOnaMission.com Jibaritas | La Juventud en la paranda / Youth at the Parade | LatinaOnaMission.com

On the second Sunday of this month, June 14th, we celebrate a very special day in New York City. It is Flag Day around the country, but it is Puerto Rican Day in Nueva York. Puerto Ricans will not be celebrating any special holiday; certainly not it’s independence, or any battle, famous citizen or leader. [...]

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EXCLUSIVE: Black & White Movie Screening | LatinaOnaMission.com EXCLUSIVE: Black & White Movie Screening | LatinaOnaMission.com

Today, Latina On a Mission is excited to partner with Relativity Studios to bring you an exclusive screenings of Black or White in NYC. We are giving away 25 admit 2 passes! As movie buffs, we're especially excited to see Black or White. Not only does it have two Academy Award winners actors: Kevin Costner [...]

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Lucky Strike Pool Table | Latina On a Mission Lucky Strike Pool Table | Latina On a Mission

Lucky Strike, a bowling lane with an upscale restaurant bar and lounge, in New York City is one of the hottest spots in New York City. It's a well known night spot for the chic and trendy. What I didn't realize, until I received this sponsored opportunity, is that it's also an amazing spot for [...]

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Event: Diabetes + Social Impact at the @BronxMuseum Thumbnail Event: Diabetes + Social Impact at the @BronxMuseum Thumbnail

Join Latina On a Mission at the Bronx Museum on November 15, 2014 during Diabetes Awareness Month. The event, presented by Novel Research of New York, will celebrate health advocates, entrepreneurs and honor a special guest. Free Event: Social Health + Social Impact at the @BronxMuseum The event, FREE to attend, will include discussions on [...]

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Magic | Latina On a Mission Magic | Latina On a Mission

One vote. Yours. Can create real change. Change that can change the lives of women, como tú y yo / like YOU and me. 52,000. That my friends is the approximate number of hours I have worked over the past two decades. I'm sure it's much higher. Why? Because overtime was a lifeline. Overtime, paid for [...]

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2015 Kia Sedona | Latina On a Mission 2015 Kia Sedona | Latina On a Mission

Living in an urban oasis, surrounded by public transportation, with the theater district, the fashion district and a bit of the countryside (Central Park) near me means that I can find almost anything within 30 minutes. Yet, that almost is so very, very important to note. That almost means something is missing. And, the only [...]

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Single Mom, Funny Parenting Anecdote | Latina On a Mission Single Mom, Funny Parenting Anecdote | Latina On a Mission

Some time ago, I posted the following on my personal Facebook page: Parenthood prepares you for the business world in ways that school can't. It teaches you to roll with the punches, manage a variety of personalities, to multitask, and think outside the box. You have to be light on your feet, quick with your [...]

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Heart | LatinaOnaMission.com Heart | LatinaOnaMission.com

"Spend Less, Get More" is my 2014 motto. Can you imagine spending less and getting more shoes? Or, more ... well, anything? As one of the newest Cricket Wireless Ambassadors, I've learned that Half is More. As a frugal, savvy, single Latina Blogger in New York City, it's no small feat to "Spend Less, Get [...]

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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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Latina Power at Cosmo Latina’s Fall Fashion Issue Party Thumbnail Latina Power at Cosmo Latina’s Fall Fashion Issue Party Thumbnail

Last week, we were super excited to attend the Cosmo For Latinas Fall Fashion issue party at the Lilium Lounge -W Hotel in Union Square, NYC. Let me tell you--choosing an outfit for this bash was not easy. I literally bought a dress two hours before the fiesta. Talk about fashion emergency (and leaving things for [...]

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