I recently revisited one of my all-time favorite movies starring America Ferrera, Real Women Have Curves. I was first introduced to this film back in high school, summer of my sophomore year by my prima. She recommended the film, hinting that I should be confident about my body, that my curves were something worth celebratingContinue reading “Six Lessons from Real Women Have Curves”
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10 Latina-Owned Brands Holiday Gift Guide
Growing up in South Texas, the holidays have always been a special time with traditions like eating tamales, buñuelos, and drinking hot chocolate with my family. It means so much to me now more than ever because I live a six-hour drive away in Austin, TX. Every year I can see that my abuelita’s paceContinue reading “10 Latina-Owned Brands Holiday Gift Guide”
I dressed like Selena for a week and this is what happened
I’ve been gordita all my life and I was bullied growing up. I found myself playing make believe at an early age that I was like Selena Quintanilla Perez. I remember dancing to Selena y Los Dinos songs in my room as a little Tejanita with hair brush in hand, boom box blasting Como LaContinue reading “I dressed like Selena for a week and this is what happened”
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