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Movie Review: McFarland USA and FUN Facts #McFarlandUSA

 McFarland USA Movie Review Grab your friends and family and run to see McFarland USA!  Based on the 1987 true story, McFarland USA movie follows the lives of athletes from McFarland, a predominately Latino community in California Central Valley as they build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner).  The McFarland athletes […]

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Tech Tuesday: Balancing Technology, Health & Fitness

As many of us know it takes a lot of time to manage a Social Media, Blogging and Influencer Presence.  However, lately I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed with work commitments, blogging deadlines and home responsibilities so I decided to do things a little different.  This week I’m going to put some curves in my […]


Top 10 Holiday Fashion and Entertaining Tips

It’s officially the holiday season is here and with that comes holiday entertaining and festive parties! I met with celebrity stylist, Robert Verdi and author and home entertaining guru, Katie Lee to help us get holiday ready! Robert Verdi and Katie Lee are partnering with P&G to share some of their must-have products and tips to […]


Drinking Milk Makes Bedtime & Life Better! #Positivismo

As a child I had several bedtime rituals to go to sleep.  Brush my teet, brush my hair and jump into my favorite cozy pijamas.  When I had a child of my own I incorporated the same routine and included a warm glass of milk.  Sometimes I add a little chocolate abuelita to it as […]


Shape Up for Summer With El Paso Positivo

Our summer has gotten off to a fantastic start.  Birthdays, Graduation and Family is what I always look forward to during the summer.  We had a wonderful block party with my family last week to celebrate

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Things To Do On Valentines Day Weekend

Are you getting ready to plan your Valentines Day?  One of the things we love about Southern California is the restaurants.  We couldn’t suggest a better location for your special day with your loved one.   Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday this year which gives you several options from planning a romantic evening to […]

Red Chicken Pozole

Red Chile Chicken Pozole Recipe | Pozole De Pollo Con Chile Rojo

Pozole is a traditional Mexican dish made with hominy, meat, chile sauce and garnish.  The soup has a historical background as well.  During the Aztec periods, maize was very sacred and only eaten as part of a community ritual.  The dish was also mentioned in historical Spaniards books.  The recipe has changes significantly, especially the […]

Authentic Mexican Red Chile Sauce

Authentic Mexican Red Chile Sauce Recipe

Red Chile sauce is a time consuming recipe, but once you master the recipe you can use it  just about anything you want to add red chile sauce to. I use red chile sauce to make enchiladas, chile con carne, tamales, Pozole, menudo and chilaquiles.  After you learn to make an Authentic Mexican Red Chile […]


Sweet Pineapple Tamales | Tamales De Dulce

We look forward to cooking tamales every year in our home. It’s a family tradition to gather around the table with all the prepared ingredients and assemble tamales.  Everyone in our family participates in the tamale assembly, also known as a Tamalada.   Whether you are relative or neighbor just stopping by, you become a […]

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Oscars 2015: Top 10 Oscar Acceptance Speech Quotes #Oscars

We roundup the best quotes of Hollywood’s most popular night, The Oscars!  The Oscars acceptance speeches were surrounded by a social justice theme. 2015 Oscars Full list of Nominees,  WINNERS & Red Carpet Gowns Let’s always continue to support creative writers, actors, production teams and their dreams so we can celebrate the fruit of their […]


2015 Oscars: Guide To Watching Oscars – Nominees & WINNERS – FULL List

The 87th Academy Awards was the busiest day in Hollywood, with a Live Red Carpet, selfies and after parties.  The long awaited event was hosted by actor, dancer, artist Neil Patrick Harris. My favorite performances were Lady Gaga’s performance of “Sound Of Music” and Common and John Legend’s performance of “Glory”.    Neil Patrick did […]


McFarland USA Movie – EXCLUSIVE Interview With Kevin Costner and Real #McFarlandUSA Coach Jim White

I recently had the opportunity to meet and interview Kevin Costner, Coach Jim White, cast and real life heroes behind McFarland USA Movie.  McFarland USA opens in theaters on February 20th.  “McFarland, USA” movie is inspired by a 1987 true story, in which an  inexperienced group of  young Latino runners with exceptional athletic skills and […]


Presidents Day 2015: Top Presidential Stories, Quotes & FAQ

Today we celebrate the life of our first President George Washington and all American Presidents.  The Federal Holiday originated in the 1880s to celebrate George Washington’s Birthday.   In 1968 the observation was moved to Mondays.  Some reformers tried to rename the Holiday to “President’s Day” to observe President Lincoln’s Birthday as well, but were […]


2015 Grammy Awards Full Nominees List

The 57th Grammy awards will air tonight on CBS.  This years Grammy’s will be one of the most anticipated music awards with Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith (we are not related), Sia and Meghan Trainor up for Record of the Year.  Grammy host LL Cool J will MC the festivities. As a music lover […]


She Rocks Awards in Anaheim During 2015 NAMM Show

There will be a lot of star power in Anaheim on Friday, January 23 for the 2015 She Rocks Awards, taking place, during the 2015 Winter NAMM show.   Industry professionals, music icons, artists, fans, and media will gather together to celebrate, recognize and honor women in music. The 2015 She Rocks Awards promise to be […]

Chef Alejandra Schraders's Seasoning Blends

#CyberMonday Deals by Women Owned Small Businesses

Happy #CyberMonday ! Don’t forget to support online businesses today! Here are a few suggestions of places to shop if you are looking for ways to support online businesses:   Small Business Recommendations 1. Chef Alejandra Seasonings – Chef Alejandra business was inspired by her desire to find natural, certified organic non-GMO spices and seasonings. Here seasoning are also […]


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