Disney FROZEN Review & Exclusive Photos! In Theaters TODAY! #DisneyFrozen

As a huge fan of Disney films and owner of pretty much all the “classics”, I honestly believe Disney's new movie FROZEN is yet another triumphant film, fit to call a classic.  I was truly overwhelmed with emotions while watching this film.  I was so connected to each character in a special way and when the story came to an end, tears just came down my face because it was just so beautiful.  The narrative is inspired by a fairy tale (Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen”), a story of two … [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...]

When Friends Help

This past weekend, my family and I went away for the weekend for a road trip to Lancaster, PA, Philly and Washington D.C with a fabulous ride - The Volkswagen Routan that was loaned to us (post on that coming up) for review purposes.  It was a great experience (post coming up). While I was away, I knew I wouldn't be blogging or Tweeting so I didn't want my blog to be on a standstill.  So I asked a few of my friends if they wanted to be guest writers here and two of them agreed.  I was so … [Read more...]

Guest Post: My Daughter Knocked Someone Off a Bike – Good Job, Baby!

Since I am away taking a mini-road trip this weekend, I asked a couple of friends if they wanted to be a guest poster here at New York Chica.  I am happy to announce that Ofelia will be our second guest writer.  Ofelia is a single Latina mom raising her teenage daughter, dealing with the rules of the suburbs and trying to pass on the best of their wonderful culture. Her blog is called Viviendo en dos idiomas ~ Living in Two Languages. I had one of "those" days last week. School done for the … [Read more...]

Guest Post: June is National Candy Month

Since I am taking a mini-road trip this weekend, I asked a couple of friends if they wanted to be a guest post here at New York Chica.  I am happy to announce that Rachel will be our newest guest.  Rachel is a Puerto Rican, young mom blogger from Brooklyn. She  loves to blog because writing is her passion. She blogs about anything but mostly about her little girl and the life of a mom.  Her blog is called My Life..Simple & Beautiful. Since June is National Candy Month and maybe because I … [Read more...]

5 Steps to start saving money with coupons (guest post)

When I first started this blog, it was an outlet; a way of sharing my life, motherhood, marriage, my likes & dislikes and saving money with stores like CVS.  I haven't done that in awhile so I have a very special guest, Yoly, aka @cuponeando on Twitter and she will explain to you the best way to save money with coupons and get the best bang for your buck. Nowadays, we’re all looking for ways to stretch our dollars and one way to keep more of it in your pocket is using coupons. In this … [Read more...]