Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Campaign Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse #PurplePurse #Ad

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Campgian-Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse #PurplePurse #Ad

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Allstate Foundation® and Latina Bloggers Connect. When I was a little, my mother was a single mom. Having to work 3 jobs with 2 small children, life was not easy by any means. But by watching her struggle, I knew she would rather work hard each and every day then be in a financial abusive relationship so she worked. Worked hard for every dollar we barely had. Most people only think of physical abuse when they talking about domestic Continue Reading

Hispanic Heritage Month and Café con Leche Muffins Recipe #NuestroSabor #CollectiveBias #shop

Cafe Con Leche Muffins #NuestroSabor #CollectiveBias #ad #Shop #MyColectiva

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NuestroSabor #CollectiveBias September is very special to me! This month we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month so my thoughts are focused on my childhood, my mami and the Hispanic Heritage I give to my own children. Some of my favorite flavors growing up include cinnamon, coffee and dulce de leche. My mother wasn't a baker, in fact she still (sorry Mami) can't bake but she can manage a Continue Reading

Theme Park Solutions – 5 Affordable Theme Park Souvenirs #BayouTravel

5 Affordable  Theme Park Souvenirs  #BayouTravel

Everyone that has ever visited a theme park knows that it cost a bit of coin. It certainly is not known as a place to go and save money to say the least. Still, there are some areas where you can save money at theme parks. Souvenirs, in particular, can be very reasonable if you know what to look for. Here are some cool souvenir ideas that are affordable and reasonable: Clearance Merchandise Like every other retail establishment, theme parks will generally have older merchandise that they Continue Reading

Money Saving Monday – 5 Ways to Help Your Teen Save Money

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Save Money - Money Saving Monday

Each afternoon my teen daughter has either a volleyball game or practice. Once school and volleyball is complete she makes her way to work at a local ballpark selling concessions for extra money. The season is short but my daughter is able to put away a nice little chunk of change each week into savings. But not all teens want to save. It is never too early to help your child learn the value of a dollar saved. Take a peek below at 5 ways to help your teen save money and learn this very Continue Reading

Being Active with Gravity Defyer – Advance Footwear Technology #Ad

Gravity Defyer – Advance Footwear Techonology

Disclosure: Product was issued to facilitate this post. All opinions and thoughts are 100% my own. Please see this site's disclosure section for more information. My husband & I suffer from 2 different types of pain. I suffer from back pain from being born with Spina Bifida Occulta and being involved in 2 car accidents at a young age. My husband on the other hand is on his feet all day and suffer from heel pain. Our podiatrist mentioned that changing our shoes regularly (every 3 Continue Reading

It’s Here! The Sims™ 4 Now Available and More Creative Than EVER #TheSims4 #CollectiveBias #shop

The Sims™4 Now Available and More Creative Than EVER #TheSims4 #CollectiveBias #shop

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheSims4 #CollectiveBias #shop The great thing about having older children if playing with their toys. In my case, we're talking the new The Sims™ 4 which launched this September in the U.S. Both my teen daughter and my son love The Sims Series. In case you're not familiar, The Sims 4 is a life simulation game which takes the characters you create and allows their Continue Reading

Keeping Your Teen Connected with the AT&T Pre-Paid Samsung Galaxy Express #GoPhone #Spon

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DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored. All products mentioned and reviewed on this page are compliments of AT&T. All opinions of the products are my own. I have been a AT&T mobile phone customer for over 10 years. One reason I chose AT&T, aside from being the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network is convenience and low price. So when my teen first requested a mobile phone i simply added an additional line with no data. The phone was simply "just for emergencies". Once my teenage daughter got Continue Reading

Celebrate My Drive- Promote Safe Teen Driving + A $50 Gift Card Giveaway #ManejaConCuidado

Make a safe driving commitment -Celebrate My Drive

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with State Farm and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Having a teen is hard enough but adding a teen driving is almost unthinkable. According to the CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance risky behaviors while driving such as not wearing a seat belt, texting while driving or riding in a car driven by someone who had been drinking is higher among Hispanic teens. No matter how mature I *think* my teen is Continue Reading

Polka Dot Pots – Paint Your Own Pottery in the Smoky Mountains #BayouTravel

Polka Dot Pots - Paints Your Own Pottery #BayouTravel

There are very few souvenirs that I collect while traveling. Why? Because I don't feel I get my monies worth out of them. I find that they get put away as soon as we get home and never to be seen or enjoyed. Our contributor Michelle recently visited Polka dot Pots within within the Wilderness at the Smokies in Sevierville, Tennessee. When I found out Michele and her family would be painting their own pottery I thought what a fantastic souvenir that would be for the entire family! Take a Continue Reading

Clean, Ultimate Clean + Giveaway Cascade Platinum Gift Basket #CascadeShiningReviews #DDDivas

Cascade Platinum Shining Rating Review Party  #CascadeShiningReviews

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.Read Disclosure section for more information. As women we work practically 16 hours a day! Between my regular full-time job, being a blogger and being the CEO of my household there is very little time for a do-over especially when it comes to chores. So when I'm doing chores I need to make sure I'm using the best Continue Reading

My Family & The Size Factor – Cruising With Children #BayouTravel #CruisingCarnival

The Size Factor - My kids and Carnival Dream #CruisingCarnival #BayouTravel

Disclosure: I was a guest aboard Carnival Cruise Lines and Carnival Dream. All opinions and thoughts are my own. For more information, please refer to this site's disclosure section. I started writing my about Carnival Cruise Lines and Carnival Dream experience which set sail out of New Orleans but as I began to edit my pictures I began to get very emotional. Initially I began writing about Carnival Dream and how appropriate this ship was for my family. You see, I have older children. Continue Reading

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#Ad Champions for Kids’ Hunger Heroes #CollectiveBias #HungerHeroes

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone. #HungerHeroes #CollectiveBias When I was a little girl my mother was a single mother trying to earn a decent living in Los Angeles, California. At the time my brother and I did not realize our small familia lived in poverty. My mother had Mi Madrina and a small group of friends that she called family and managed to work three jobs to make ends meat. There were times my Continue Reading