Tips For Your Game Day Party with Chex™. Plus, a Giveaway!

Chex Muddy Buddies

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Are you ready for some football? I know what I'm ready for -- I'm ready for some Superbowl Food! Who's with me?? I don't know about you but for me, Superbowl night means food, family, friends, commercials and more food!  Unfortunately, I do not have a favorite team this year so it's all about the snacks. We're gearing up to Sunday night with some Chex™ cereal.  Chex™ gave us some wonderful ideas for making the best snacks to feed everyone.   I chose to make Muddy Buddies yesterday and they were a huge hit with my family.  It's easy-to-make, chocolatey and crunchy! Recipe Chex™ Muddy Buddies Another popular name for this … [Continue reading]

Enter @SomosFiOS Rt2Win Twitter Contest! #SomosFiOS


 Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Verizon FiOS (#SomosFiOS).  All thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own. I remember when I was a little girl, my abuelita (grandmother) would watch her telenovelas (soap operas) for hours at a time in the kitchen while my abuelito watched wrestling in their bedroom.  It was their time to unwind alone after dinner.  They were both complete opposites when it came to TV shows but were truly meant for each other in many other ways. I would always love to watch novelas with my abuela because it meant I had her all to myself.  Sometimes she would make café con leche and serve it with pound cake on the side while we … [Continue reading]

Beat Cabin Fever: Netflix Picks for an Indoor Adventure #StreamTeam

walking dead

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own. During the day I work at a nearby school where I am a Teacher Assistant.  I've always loved working with kids so my job brings me a lot of joy.  It can be … [Continue reading]

The Second Annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Begins This Week At Universal Orlando Resort

A Celebration of Harry Potter - Artwork

Have you visited Universal Studios to check out The Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Unfortunately, I have not.  I'm hoping to visit REAL soon though! The last time I visited Orlando, we didn't have time to visit Universal Studios.  I was in Florida for a press trip and time didn't allow us to … [Continue reading]

Outback Steakhouse is Opening a New Location in Brooklyn, NY & A #Giveaway for One Lucky Reader – $50 Gift Card!

Steak for a year at Outback

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Outback Steakhouse. Outback Steakhouse is hosting a Grand Opening Event to celebrate its newest restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. They're inviting the community to enjoy great food and fun while providing the opportunity for guests to win FREE steaks for a … [Continue reading]

Two of My Favorite TV Shows and A @Netflix #Giveaway #StreamTeam


Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own. Hey everyone!! I say this time and time again -- There are many reasons why I love Netflix.  The list can go on and on and on.  One of the first reasons is … [Continue reading]

Shout-out Sunday: Life Edition

Shout Out Sunday

It's that time again folks! It's where I shout-out blog-finds of the week! I love showcasing other bloggers especially when their posts go with the theme of the week. Remember, sharing is caring and that is what I plan to do this year! I hope you can do the same ;). My Shout-out Sunday Picks … [Continue reading]

Chicafessions: A New Series

Chicafessions Logo

Hey everyone!! Can you believe it's 2015? I can't. I clearly remember the 90's like it was yesterday but when I look at my license and see my date of birth, it immediately feels like a lifetime ago. Sigh......I guess that's life! So I turned 40 a couple of weeks ago. YAY!!!! I hear 40 is the new … [Continue reading]

5 Must-Have Herbs for Winter Illness


With cold and flu season officially upon us, many have started stocking the medicine cabinet with various OTC pills in preparation for when illness inevitably strikes – but believe it or not, sometimes the best remedies can be found in our kitchen! Rather than purchasing expensive pills from your … [Continue reading]

Shout-Out Sunday ~ Saving Money Edition

Shout Out Sunday

Happy new year everyone! I hope everyone rang in the new year happy, healthy and ready to save some moolah! I don't know about you but I'm horrible at saving money for a vacation, or the holidays or even a rainy day. So I decided to go on a hunt around the internet looking for some great blog posts … [Continue reading]