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Easy Homemade Avocado and Coconut Ice Cream Dessert {Recipe}

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This post post was written in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Avocados from Mexico. All opinions are our own. Now that summer is in full swing ice cream is a must-have dessert in my kitchen. I love trying new flavors and this summer I’ve been making my own frozen treats too. I decided I would attempt to make an avocado and coconut ice cream. I know that most people don’t think of the color green when they think of iceRead More ...

Frijoles Con Bolitas de Masa | Beans With Dough Balls {Recipe}

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This post post was written in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Maseca. All opinions are our own. It’s amazing how a smell can bring back so many memories. The minute a bag of Maseca makes it’s way into my home my mind starts thinking of what to make. It definitely inspires me to cook a traditional meal that I usually only enjoy when I travel to Guatemala or El Salvador. I recently had the opportunity to try Maseca’s new Centroamerica flourRead More ...

Pastelitos Salvadoreños {Recipe}

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This post post was written in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Maseca. All opinions are our own. Cooking is one of those activities that definitely draws my family closer together. Over a cutting board that’s been weathered by years of cooking family meals, we catch up on the happenings of the family. That is how I spent last Saturday. I attempted, for the first time, to make Pastelitos Salvadoreños with the guidance of my mom. Pastelitos, which simply means small cakesRead More ...

How a Mother’s Life Story Can Impact her Child’s Education

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One of my favorite cultural traditions has to be the art of storytelling. It comes in many forms. Whether it be the simple rhyme that a mother uses, a legend, or the personal stories of an individual. Many times stories are the only record of a person’s life. They are a legacy they pass down to their children. That’s what has always fascinated me about this art form, and how personal it can be. My mom has been a storytellerRead More ...

The Cast of Girl in Progress Talk About Their Mamás

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We’ve talked about this movie for the mamás before, Girl in Progress which opens today for Mother’s Day weekend! This compelling and funny movie about Grace (Eva Mendez) and her daughter Ansiedad (Cierra Ramirez) is relatable on so many levels. Grace is a young mother who never got the chance to grow up and mature. She is almost a girl herself, and at times her daughter Ansiedad seems to show more maturity.  As flawed as Grace is she is also aRead More ...

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