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Cheap Valentine’s Day Ideas

    Let's face it, while most of us really enjoy celebrating Valentine's Day with our sweethearts, it can sometimes turn out to be a pretty expensive holiday.  The problem is that it lands less than three months after Christmas so many … [Read More...]

Minion Cupcakes Party Recipe

    My younger son's birthday is at the end of this month and he is going to be ten years old!  I'm very excited about planning his special day for him and making it unforgettable for him and the rest of the family.     … [Read More...]

10 Presidents Day Activities For Kids

    Are you excited to teach your children all about Presidents Day? Do you want them to have a deeper understanding of the holiday and how it relates to their lives today? If helping your child get a better grasp of Presidents Day is on … [Read More...]

Media Events

Fall In Love With The All-New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica! #PacificaPlayZone @Chrysler #Ad

    We are a family of four and it's very important that we have a comfortable and roomy car because we spend a lot of time in our vehicle.  On any given day, we will be on the road on our way to our son's basketball games or heading … [Read More...]

Tweet Your Best Clean #PottyHumor Jokes To @Charmin For A Great Cause! #Partner

    This past Tuesday, my family and I had the distinct pleasure of attending a live comedy show that was hosted by Charmin featuring comedian and improv artist, Wayne Brady in New York City.  Aside from the fact that my husband has … [Read More...]

Recipes

7 Healthy And Easy Valentine’s Day Snack Ideas

    Do you love celebrating Valentine’s Day but hate all of the sweet and sugary treats that come with it? Valentine’s Day can quickly turn … [Read More...]

Brownie Chocolate Chip Cake Jar @Entenmanns @SaraLeeSnacks #Ad

      As you are all recovering from Thanksgiving, I am already planning what we are going to eat for dinner on Christmas Eve. … [Read More...]

Easy Garlic Olive Dip Recipe #MezzettaMemories @MezzettaFoods #Ad

    Some of my favorite holiday memories revolve around celebrating with my grandparents in Spain and enjoying the many delicious dishes … [Read More...]

Education

Let Inspiration Fuel Your Dreams! #ForTheDream @CocaCola #Ad

*This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Dime Media and Coca-Cola.  However, all opinions expressed are my own.   … [Read More...]

Ways To Advocate For Your Children Academically

    Children need someone to be there for them in every way possible, but especially academically. If you would like to be an academic … [Read More...]

10 Homework Tips For Working Moms

    Working moms have the best of both worlds, we get to work and be parents! However, it can be quite a rush when evening time rolls around … [Read More...]

Travel

Travel Tips For Moms Of Older Boys

    Traveling is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but when you have kids their restlessness can make you stressed out. If you are looking … [Read More...]

Experience New York City And Its People On The Ride NYC! @The_Ride_NYC #Giveaway #Ad

    I have a confession to make, although I have lived in New York City most of my life, I have never really attempted to go sightseeing in … [Read More...]

Summer Cruising In The Mazda CX-5! #DriveMazda @MazdaUSA @DriveShopUSA #Ad

    As many of you know, red is absolutely my favorite color.  You can imagine how excited I was to see the 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring parked in … [Read More...]

DIY

Valentine’s Day Poker Chip Heart Wreath

    I've always loved Valentine's Day.  Not only is it a special holiday for demonstrating your love for your sweetheart, but it is a … [Read More...]

DIY Star Wars Hair Bow

    My family and I had the pleasure of going to see the new Star Wars film in 3D.  It was a wonderful opportunity to introduce both of … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Puzzle Craft

    As we all prepare for Thanksgiving tomorrow, I am excited about the special time that I will have to spend with my family.  There … [Read More...]

Latina

Teach Your Children To Celebrate Their Differences! #LaFamiliaCool #Giveaway #Ad

    As many of you know, I have been a Literacy Specialist for over fifteen years in New York City.  Working in such a diverse city, I … [Read More...]

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*This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with National Dairy Council Fuel Up To Play 60 en español and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always our … [Read More...]

Immortalize Your Family’s Memories! #MiVidaShutterfly @Shutterfly #Ad

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMeMedia and Shutterfly. However, all opinions expressed are my own.     Over the … [Read More...]

New York

The Perfect Last Minute Stocking Stuffer At Dunkin’ Donuts! @DunkinDonuts #Giveaway #Ad

    If you are a procrastinator like I am, you are scrambling at the last minute trying to get everything ready for the holidays.  This … [Read More...]

A Mom’s Guide To Parking In NYC! @ParkWhiz #Giveaway #Partner

        Have you ever been to New York City?  Chances are, if you have, you know that it is nearly next to impossible to find parking downtown.  We … [Read More...]

Grocery Shopping In NYC Has Just Gotten Easier! @PeapodDelivers #Giveaway #Ad

    I'm going to get right to the point, I am an extremely busy mom.  Not only do I have a full-time career as a New York City public school teacher, … [Read More...]

Marriage

Keeping The Romance Alive In Your Marriage

    Wouldn’t it be awesome to still have a romantic relationship with your spouse, even years into your marriage? The good news is that it’s very possible to keep the romance alive in your marriage. Here are several tips for helping you to … [Read More...]

Parenting

Increasing Communication Between You And Your Tween

    Wouldn’t it be great to increase communication between you and your tween? The question is: how do you make that happen? Communication is an important part of parenting, no matter what stage you are at. Here are some tips to help you make … [Read More...]

Honor Important Women In Your Life This Mother’s Day! #PutYourHeartToPaper @Hallmark #Sponsored

    This weekend is a very important one because, although we like to think that we honor the important women in our life all year long, we don't always stop to give them the recognition they deserve.  On Mother's Day, we take some time away from all … [Read More...]