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Life, Animated: A Documentary

Disclosure: I was provided press materials for Life, Animated, and have been invited to screen the documentary.  Owen Suskind was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. For years, he couldn’t communicate with his loved ones, until the magic … Continue reading

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A year.

On June 22nd 2015 at 4:30pm, heaven gained an angel. My grandmother, Silvia Aurora Prieto, who was lovingly called Tete by family and friends, was rejoined with my grandfather for eternity. The last year and a half of her life, … Continue reading

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5 Reasons why you need to go see #FindingDory

Disclosure: We were invited to see a prescreening of Disney-Pixar’s new movie Finding Dory.  All opinions below are our own. Thirteen years ago, Academy Award-winning Finding Nemo was released in theaters, and everyone fell in love with a forgetful Blue … Continue reading

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Smooshies

The boys and I were recently invited to Smooshies in South Miami to join in their re-opening festivities. Smooshies is not just a candy shop, it also features innovative educational toys and nitrogen ice cream. It’s a great space for … Continue reading

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Alice Through The Looking Glass, in theaters now!

 Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass is an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories in which Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed … Continue reading

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First Trailer for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast!! #BeOurGuest

It’s here! The very first trailer for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the live action re-telling of our favorite tale as old as time. Just by these few scenes I can tell it’s going to be amazing! It’s still a … Continue reading

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Smooshies Grand Re-Opening!

Will you be in the South Miami area on Saturday between 11am and 11pm? Stop by Smooshies as they celebrate their grand reopening and new partnership with Ohh My Sweetness, and join them for Smooshies Day! Bring your family and … Continue reading

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Alice Through The Looking Glass – The Mad Hatter’s Surprise!

Imagine walking through Disneyland and an advertisement for Disney Picture’s latest film comes to life. That’s exactly what happened to guests at the California park recently as Johnny Depp, in character as The Mad Hatter, interacted with guests via video … Continue reading

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Thank you, April, for being so good to us!

April was a very busy, very exciting month for us! So many wonderful things happened, and to be honest I was too busy living it to blog about it. Here’s a quick synopsis of everything that took place last month. … Continue reading

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Hispanicize 2016, here I come!!

I didn’t think I’d make it, but I’m happy to report that I will be attending this year’s Hispanicize Event! I’ll be unable to attend all five days due to some work commitments, but something is better than nothing, right?! … Continue reading

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