Behind The Scenes At The Rose Parade – DOLE Sunrise At The Oasis

Dec 28, 13 Behind The Scenes At The Rose Parade – DOLE Sunrise At The Oasis

Posted by in Education, Entertainment

Are you planning on attending the Rose Parade?  We had the opportunity to visit the float behind the scenes and created some of the palm tree leaves for the float!   A three time Sweepstakes trophy winner, DOLE is the only float to win the Sweepstakes award every year they have entered thus far.   You don’t want to miss...

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HSF & Coca Cola Scholarships – $200,000 For College Bound Students #CokeForEducation

Disclosure:  This is not a sponsored post.  I am an advocate of higher education and support HSF’s initiatives to help Hispanic students further their education. Did you know that Coca Cola and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund are offering $200,000 in scholarships to college bound Hispanic seniors to help close the college...

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Giving Guide For Giving Tuesday Ideas

After Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday.  Giving Tuesday is a great way to support local & national nonprofits during the Christmas Holidays by giving back to nonprofits that are making a difference to our local and global communities.  The  nationwide philanthropic event will be as huge  of a success for nonprofits as Cyber...

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Free Virtual College Fair

Oct 08, 13 Free Virtual College Fair

Posted by in Culture, Education, Heritage, Latino Heritage

Here are 2 great resources for  students and parents to prepare for the college application process.  Whether you are planning on attending a local college or out of state college the application process can sometimes be a time consuming process and stressful when you try to do everything on your own.    The first event is...

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LATINAS THINK BIG NATIONAL TOUR

I was raised by the hardest working Latina entrepreneur on the planet.  She  baked and sold the most beautiful wedding, birthday and quinceañera cakes.  My mom also launched several home-based businesses selling hand-made crafts,  jewelry, Tupperware, Shaklee, Avon, Mary Kay, Home Interior, Princess House and managed to find...

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Virtual Tour of 911 Memorial in New York

Sep 11, 13 Virtual Tour of 911 Memorial in New York

Posted by in Education, New York, Travel

I had the opportunity to visit the 911 Memorial.  The memorial commemorates the September 11 attacks in 2001 and stand in the same location where the World Trade Center stood.  The experience was very solemn.  We stood in silence for over an hour and crossed several lines and check points.  Once we entered the memorial  we...

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