Shout-Out Sunday: Foodie Edition. Plus, a Sweet Christmas Recipe

Christmas Crack aka Christmas Toffee

Hello everyone! You know I can't remember the last time I posted a Shout-out Sunday. Do you? It was one of my favorite posts to do.  I'm hoping I can keep up with the Shout-out Sunday every week! If you have any suggestions, please feel free to email me! During the holidays, I tend to cook A LOT like so many other people.  I love to make traditional Puerto Rican foods such as arroz con gandules (rice and pigeon peas), pernil (pork roast), Flan (caramel custard) and Coquito (Puerto Rican Egg Nog). This year I wanted to change things up a bit and make something I've never heard of.  Many people call it Christmas Crack or better known as Christmas Toffee.  I guess people call it … [Continue reading]

My Top 5 Reasons Netflix Will Always Have a Place in My Home #StreamTeam

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own. I'm enjoying my time off from work thanks to the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  I can sleep in late, watch movies and TV shows on Netflix and eat until my heart is content.  But there's one thing I'm not happy about. I'm never hungry!  I made a huge Thanksgiving feast for my family and I and our fridge is still full of leftovers. My tummy is ecstatic but my hips and thighs are not! Oh well, I can go on a strict diet after the holidays - right? For now, I will enjoy every last second of the delicious food I made and watch some of my … [Continue reading]

Fall in Love with the New FiOS Quantum Gateway & Win One Too! #Giveaway #SomosFiOS

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Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Verizon FiOS (#SomosFiOS).  All thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own. If you've been reading my blog for a while now, then you know that I've been with Verizon FiOS for over 3 years. I made the switch from cable to FiOS … [Continue reading]

Easy Recipe & a $100 Giveaway: Let Boston Market Cater Your Family Meal This Holiday Season #HolidayExperts

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in conjunction with Boston Market.  All opinions are always my own. Thank you for supporting New York Chica. Did you know that Boston Market served more than 1 million people last Thanksgiving, and expect to serve more than 1 million again this year? That's … [Continue reading]

{Easy Recipe} Puerto Rican Turkey Hash

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Hey everyone! It's been awhile since I posted one of my recipes here on the blog so here it goes.  It's a good one people! ;) Today I had planned on making a pasta dish with ground turkey but as soon as I got home, I really didn't feel like eating anything with pasta.  Instead, I came home … [Continue reading]

How To Train Your Dragon 2 on Blu-ray & DVD November 11th! #Giveaway #DragonInsiders #HTTYD2

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Hey everyone! I don't know about you but the first How to Train Your Dragon was a huge hit at our house, especially with my 18-year-old son. He's "legally" a man but he's still a big kid at heart. I'm thirty-something and I'm a bigger kid at heart than he is so imagine movie night at our … [Continue reading]

Earth To Echo on Blu-ray & DVD #Giveaway #FHEInsiders

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Disclosure: I am a FOX Home Entertainment Insider and receive products for review. All opinions are always my own. Hey everyone! Earth to Echo beamed down to Blu-ray and DVD on October 21st and now I'm giving a FREE copy away! But first, let's talk about the movie -- Earth To Echo. Earth to … [Continue reading]

Nueva Vida – A New Hope #SomosFiOS

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Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Verizon FiOS (#SomosFiOS). All thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own. Hispanic Heritage Month is now over but that doesn't mean Nueva Vida, a support network for Latinas with cancer and their families will stop now.  They … [Continue reading]

Throw Back Thursday: Halloween Edition #tbt #Halloween

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Does anyone post #tbt on their blogs nowadays? I haven't noticed any. I usually see them on Instagram but I decided to post it on the ol' blog since I rarely post personal stuff anymore (that will change!). As I was looking thru old photos, I found several photos I took from my mom's house that I … [Continue reading]

Celebrate Halloween with @Netflix & Some Popcorn #StreamTeam

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own. Halloween is a time to dress up however you like and pretend you're someone else for a day or night.  It's also a time to watch the spookiest movie with … [Continue reading]