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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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FLASH GIVEAWAY: Cinderella VIP Advanced Screening Thumbnail FLASH GIVEAWAY: Cinderella VIP Advanced Screening Thumbnail

We're excited to announce we've partnered with Fandango on a fantastic family movie screening: Cinderella! Readers will be able to register for tickets, on a first come first serve basis. And, one very lucky Latina On a Mission reader has an opportunity to win the VIP treatment, see below. Click here to register to attend [...]

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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Advance Screening Passes Thumbnail The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Advance Screening Passes Thumbnail

If you're a Latina On a Mission reader, I have good news! We have partnered with Gofobo to offer 25 reader's a chance to see The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, rated PG, before it hits theaters on February 6, 2015.  Each pass admits two (2) to the screening. Additionally, fun activities will be [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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@BigLots #BIGHoliday Twitter Party & Selfie Sweepstakes! #Ad Thumbnail @BigLots #BIGHoliday Twitter Party & Selfie Sweepstakes! #Ad Thumbnail

I've had an amazing time working with Big Lots to decorate my kitchen for the holidays! If you followed along, I'm sure you saw the teaser! We're having a #BIGHoliday Twitter party to kick-off National Decorate Your Home for the Holidays Week! The Twitter party will feature conversations about holiday décor with the opportunity to [...]

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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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Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com Domestic Violence | LatinaOnaMission.com

As children we can be subjected to many acts of violence whether small or large. On television, in child's play, at school, with friends, our cousins and siblings and even our parents, we can see, hear and feel different aspects of violence. I personally have witnessed, heard and felt it often enough for it to [...]

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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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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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