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Black Velvet
December 16, 2012 – 3:09 pm | 17 Comments

Childhood memories are vivid, almost indescribable in their detail, and impossible to forget. A Christmas memory I have is that of a black velvet dress  a family friend gave to me for my seventh Christmas.
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Santas, Gallos and Arizona Law SB 1070
September 10, 2010 – 7:56 am | One Comment
Santas, Gallos and Arizona Law SB 1070

OK, when this press release from Sears first landed in my in-box and I saw “Be the Santa You Want to Be,” my first thought was “Wow, Sears is getting into the Santeria to pitch …

Giveaway: Miami Beach Blog Conference
September 8, 2010 – 6:53 am | 37 Comments
Giveaway: Miami Beach Blog Conference

Congratulations to Mirna, she won the conference pass to Bloglacious ’10 in Miami Beach. See you in Miami!
Thanks to all who entered. We hope you get there too!

OK, amigos and amigas, we have a great …

Oprah! Let’s do Tiki Tiki Talk! for OWN. Si?
July 7, 2010 – 5:46 am | 18 Comments
Oprah! Let’s do Tiki Tiki Talk! for OWN. Si?

Please click the headline link to see Carrie pandering to Oprah Winfrey and her people.
So, Oprah Winfrey has put out a giant net and is casting for a talk  show host for her new network, …

Clean Living, Latina Style
April 28, 2010 – 4:41 am | 11 Comments
Clean Living, Latina Style

Note: Click the headline link to see the video in this Sponsored Post. Details below. Contest runs through MAY 14.
I have an aunt whose nickname is both “La Escobita” and “El Sargento.”
The Little Broom and …

Latina Blog Awards and the Tiki Tiki Census
March 24, 2010 – 9:25 am | No Comment
Latina Blog Awards and the Tiki Tiki Census

If we could, we’d come pose for pictures with you, shake your hand and kiss your babies, but we can’t, so we’ll be all political and shameless from  here.
Vote for the Tiki Tiki in the …

Latino Documentary, Definition and J.Lo’s nina
June 1, 2009 – 7:15 am | No Comment
Latino Documentary, Definition and J.Lo’s nina

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s ethnicity and her Supreme Court nomination have made louder the question of “Who is Hispanic?” The Pew Hispanic Center just published a report detailing the Census Bureau’s definition. It is great reading:
“One approach defines …

Latino Book Month giveaway: Winners announced
May 15, 2009 – 10:24 am | 48 Comments
Latino Book Month giveaway: Winners announced

We are hosting a Latino Book Month giveaway to thank you for stopping by and offering your feedback on our new blog, a rinconcito for all of us.