Come Celebrate World Ocean’s Day Event at the New York Aquarium #WorldOceansDay

Disclosure: I am a member of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Zoo Crew. This post is part of a sponsored campaign. I received membership for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own. Hey everyone! We just got back from visiting the New York Aquarium and we are beat! It took us 2-1/2 hours to get to Brooklyn from the Hudson Valley because of a lot of traffic but it was well worth it.  The last time I visited the aquarium was in 1998. Times have change especially after Hurican … [Read more...]

Celebrating 101 Days of Summer Play with Banana Boat Natural Reflect Sunscreen.

Now that I'm a full-time working mom, I don't attend too many brand/blog events.  It's either in the morning or in the afternoon when I have to be at work so I usually send one of my writers to represent New York Chica. Yesterday's blog event was different. It fell right on a SATURDAY! I was ecstatic when I received an invite to attend the 101 Days of Summer Play Event by Banana Boat®, held in the wonderful home of Amy aka SelfishMom.  To be honest, I was quite honored.  Lately I've been … [Read more...]

From New York to San Francisco: Pixar Studios, Footage of BRAVE & LA LUNA! #DisneyPixarEvent

Last week, I attended the Disney/Pixar Press Event  in sunny San Francisco and it still feels like a dream.  As I look at all the photos I took, my mind is going a mile a minute from all that we did in just three short days. DAY ONE: Upon my arrival at SFO (San Francisco Airport), I met with other bloggers in a van to head straight to our "home" for the next few days, Hotel Palomar.  Once we got to the hotel, I couldn't wait to visit Pixar Studios but thank goodness we had about an hour to … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Hispanic Heritage Month: A Band of Boricuas

Li is a lawyer by day and an actress, writer and blogger by night. She is a Puertorriqueña who embraces her roots and seeks to inspire others on her journey. Please visit her at her lovely blog Her Deep Thoughts. When I think of Hispanic Heritage month, the one thing I think of the most is my immediate family. A bunch of Puerto Ricans living in Brooklyn, New York. As a little girl, if there was a special occasion or a holiday to celebrate we would clamor to Mamita’s (my grandmothers) … [Read more...]