Aug 20, 2014

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Delicious Recipe: Lime Ice Cream with Guayaba Cream and Pepita Brittle

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Cooking for me is comfort.  A peaceful break from the busy world, motions that alleviate stressful times in my life or quiet moments to rejuvenate my soul. Cooking gives me the opportunity to spend time with loved ones who offer me endless comfort.  Although not physically with me, but in spirit we cook together. When […]

Pancakes in Cuba

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Havana, Cuba This is a guest post by Kaneisha Grayson I was ecstatic when I learned that my visa application to study abroad in Havana, Cuba for the first semester of my junior year of college was granted. My American housemates and I would be spending the next four months as international students at La […]

From New Haven to Harvard: My Unexpected Journey to the Ivy League

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I was born in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven, CT to a Cuban father (Jose) and Puerto Rican mother (Carmen). My large family included six sisters (Rosa, Maria, Roxanne, Nora, Camille, and Elizabeth) and two brothers (Benjamin and Joseph). Growing Up in the 1980′s We lived the typical fabulous immigrant life of luxury, […]

Rooting for Roxy: A 30-Year Old Mami-To-Be Battling Breast Cancer

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Roxy, before and after her diagnosis This post was written by Ashley Cisneros, about her best friend Roxy My Friend Roxy When I used to think of my friend Roxy, I pictured a fun-loving, hilarious girl who knew how to switch from a no-nonsense-it’s-just-business professional to a double-dog-dare-me party girl. Today, I picture Roxy as […]

Opportunity: Words of Wisdom from an Award-Winning Latina Journalist

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we featureMarisa Treviño’spiece on opportunity.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. In these times when the unemployment rate […]

Starting a Business? Essential Steps to Build Your Brand

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This is a guest post by Tanya Salcido. Branding is crucial in starting a business. It is a powerful tool in order to have the company show its sincerity and share its story to attract would be consumers. It can be used to remind consumers of your brand name and quality of a certain company […]

Simple Ways to Keep Your Latino Heritage Alive

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Roxana Soto’s piece, on staying in touch with your roots.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. […]

The Four Agreements: Don’t Take Anything Personally [Book Pages]

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Editor’s Note: Book Pages is a weekend series, where we share wise words from books on our bookshelves! “Whatever happens around you don’t take it personally.  Using an earlier example, if I see you on the street and I say, “Hey, you are stupid,” without knowing you, it’s not about you; it’s about me.  If […]

8 Secrets to Stress-Less (and Successful) Blogging

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Is blogging taking over your life? Today, I’m guest posting at Latina Bloggers Connect!   Head over there and enjoy all the excellent resources, tips and ideas for successful blogging!  Enjoy!

8 Dating and Sexual Resolutions to Attract the Love You Deserve

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Lisa Velazquez’ piece, on love empowerment.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. ______________________________________________________ So it’s the […]

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