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

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 […]

Providing Food and Hope Post-Sandy #MealsPerHour

While working with Toyota and Food Bank For New York City, as a sponsored Meals Per Hour Ambassador, I was given a bird’s eye view of Sandy’s destruction and its aftermath. It was as if we were viewing homes made of straw and they could not withstand the Big Bad Wolf. But, this was no […]

Homeless: Not the Face You Imagine

Homelessness is REAL. And, the homeless are not the face you imagine. In the ’90s, when I had my oldest son at 22 ½, I was making $35,000 a year. I had minimal debt, other than my living expenses: rent, utilities, transportation, food/necessities, and my beeper – Yes, it was a necessity. However, I did not […]

Sons Should Come With A Disclaimer

“You’re my Wonder Mom.” My tween proclaimed those words this past week. His back had been badly hurt playing Dodge-ball in school and he could not walk. As I lifted him up, I winched but did not let him see. He is no longer a baby. He weighs more then 105 lbs. Yet, last week […]

Tween Cosmetic Dentistry: Before and After Photos

Earlier this week my Tween was racing to catch the train. It was raining. He was running. It was slippery. He fell. HARD. I thought he was kidding when he originally sent me the text message.   He wasn’t. The picture proved it.   Thankfully, we were able to get an appointment with the same Dentist that is […]

Free Carnival Games, Face-painting, Magic Shows & Giveaways Thanks to Aaron’s

Beginning on Friday, September 28, Aaron’s is hosting their grand opening 2 Day Event, full of food, fun, and giveaways … lots and lots of giveaways, including  a 73 inch TV! Aaron’s, a consumer electronics, computers, residential furniture, household appliances and accessories lease retailer, is hosting the event to celebrate the grand opening of their newest […]

Kick Off Your Heels ’12 – Estilo Latina Recap #SMLatinas #KOYH12

On August 2, 2012, Stiletto Media, the sister company of Latina On a Mission, hosted a Latina Blogger event called “Kick Off Your Heels ’12 – Estilo Latina”. The event, sponsored by Avocados from Mexico, HP for Home, COVERGIRL, Sweet Pickles eBooks and Glitter Tattoo NY, brought together Latina Bloggers from all over the United States. […]

National CVS Circular For Week 3/11 #CVSlatina

Latina On a Mission readers receive advance notice of sales at CVS/pharmacy. Advance notice is provided so that you can compare the current week with next week’s circular; thereby, getting the best deal possible! Just don’t forget to use coupons to save even more money by clicking on the link below. Click HERE to print […]

CVS Circular For Week 3/4 #CVSlatina #NY

Latina On a Mission readers receive advance notice of sales at CVS/pharmacy. Advance notice is provided so that you can compare the current week with next week’s circular; thereby, getting the best deal possible! Just don’t forget to use coupons to save even more money by clicking on the link below. Click HERE to print […]

A Garden in Times Square

This past week, my Mom, Ms. Latina, gave me the chance to head to Times Squares’ very own Olive Garden with two of my closest friends: Jose and Joyee. After watching a movie and sharing tons of laughter, indulging in “a taste of Italy” was great. The atmosphere of the restaurant was homey, a hard feat to achieve in […]