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Jan

19

2017: The Year to Thrive

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We're almost three weeks into the New Year and I have finally discovered my word: THRIVE. Without going into details about 2016, because who really wants to relive that year, I can say with absolute certainty that 2017 will be a year of change. Whether the change is positive or negative is up to me [...]

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Sponsored #Giveaway: Beautiful Christmas Cards, New Year’s Eve Invitations and More from Paperless Post Thumbnail Sponsored #Giveaway: Beautiful Christmas Cards, New Year’s Eve Invitations and More from Paperless Post Thumbnail

// Latina On a Mission has partnered with Nakturnal on the following giveaway. I'm a holiday procrastinator.  I blame it on the long list of holiday to dos that seem to pop up at the last minute. It's a blessing, and a curse, how much I can do at the last minute with a few [...]

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Parranda / Caroling in the City! |Latina On a Mission, New York, NY Blogger Parranda / Caroling in the City! |Latina On a Mission, New York, NY Blogger

Growing up in Puerto Rico meant that I was able to enjoy, and participate, in parrandas during the holidays. It was one of the highlights of the holidays for me! Parrandas are the Spanish equivalent of caroling in the United States. It’s fun, family oriented fun. And I’m always down for family oriented fun. It’s [...]

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THE SPACE BETWEEN US THE SPACE BETWEEN US

We've partnered with STX Entertainment to provide Latina On a Mission readers with advance movie screening passes to see The Space Between Us. The Space Between Us, rated PG-13, is a romantic, science fiction adventure starring Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino. It will be released to the general public on February [...]

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7 Gifts for Your Bestie that Won’t Break the Bank. And 3 that May. Thumbnail 7 Gifts for Your Bestie that Won’t Break the Bank. And 3 that May. Thumbnail

You've shared secrets, clothes, and Netflix . They're the platinum to your gold, your ride or die, and your life wouldn't be as extraordinary without them. You have a secret language only you two can understand and gifts should represent that. Check out these 7 gifts for your Bestie, that won't break the bank, and 3 [...]

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Nov

3

Easy Mango Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

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Growing up I wasn't much of a mango fan even though my family grew mangoes in their backyard. Now that I'm older, I can't believe I didn't like mangoes! They are chock full of vitamin C, vitamin A, fiber and potassium. They also increase your energy, lower your weight, and best of all, give you [...]

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5 Workplace Lessons Learned From Watching My Dogs Thumbnail 5 Workplace Lessons Learned From Watching My Dogs Thumbnail

I'm a dog lover. I say that proudly even though studies suggest cat people are smarter. Dogs have their perks. They're social, smart, and loyal. And according to a study by the University of California at Berkeley dog owners are typically extroverted, agreeable, energetic, fun and conscientious. Watching my dogs this weekend made me realize [...]

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Oct

12

Must Have Coloring Books for Fashionistas

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Do you recall coloring as a child? I do! I remember sitting at the kitchen table, humming the latest song playing on the radio, as I took my time choosing the color that would make the picture sparkle. I spent hours coloring page after page. It was one of my favorite past-times. Now that I'm [...]

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Aug

13

Sponsored: Food, Fun and ME!

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If you follow me on social media you will often find me talking about food. It's part of who I am. It's also how my familia connects with one another, via the sharing of recipes and the history of those recipes. Recently I created a recipe for Honey Bunches of Oats. You can use Honey [...]

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Aug

8

Every First Was Also a Last #Blogust

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  His first smile. His first "Mama". His first walk. I treasured those milestones because I knew that his firsts were also my last.   I never expected to be a young Mom.  It wasn't on my radar ... But life never hands us what we want, it delivers what we need.   I needed [...]

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