Puerto Rico braces for Hurricane Dorian 2019

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthened to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon as it threatened the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, with forecasters predicting it could become a Category 3 hurricane by the time it hits Florida over the weekend. US President Donald Trump has been criticizing Puerto Rico. On Tuesday, Mr Trump tweeted: “Wow! Yet another big storm … Continue reading Puerto Rico braces for Hurricane Dorian 2019

Bobbito Ross Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante!!

Buen Dia Mi Gente!! “Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante” which means “Forward, Always Forward!” – Bobbito Ross Bienvenido, today I will be talking about what has inspired me as an artist and where I will interview other artists, art students, and people involved in the art & entertainment  world and who are community activist in the coming … Continue reading Bobbito Ross Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante!!

Bobbito Ross

Buen Dia Mi Gente!! Bienvenido, today I will be talking about what has inspired me as an artist and where I will interview other artists, art students, and people involved in the art & entertainment  world and who are community activist in the coming months. I am always touched and empowered by the stories of … Continue reading Bobbito Ross

Young Lords Club

Buenos Tardes Mi Gente!! Bienvenido, today I will be talking about what has inspired me as an artist and where I will interview other artists, art students, and people involved in the art & entertainment  world and who are community activist in the coming months. I am always touched and empowered by the stories of … Continue reading Young Lords Club

“We Are Still Here!” Indigenous Peoples March Is Heading to D.C. this Friday

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES MARCH IN WASHINGTON, DC WILL OCCUR ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019 (DAY BEFORE THE WOMEN’S’ MARCH ON WASHINGTON) 8AM GATHERING LOCATION: BUILDING OF INTERIOR AFFAIRS 1849 C STREET NW, WASHINGTON, DC 9 AM PRAYER 10AM MARCH ROUTE: EAST ON C STREET NW , SOUTH ON 18TH ST NW CROSSING OVER ON CONSTITUTION AVE … Continue reading “We Are Still Here!” Indigenous Peoples March Is Heading to D.C. this Friday

How I Stay Healthy

A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy. In turn, good health can decrease your risk of developing certain conditions. These include heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and injuries. Learn what you can do to maintain your health. I am amazed by how many people I meet who are in poor health. Wander … Continue reading How I Stay Healthy

50 Facts About Me

I think I ended up convincing myself that no one in their right mind would care to read about random things having to do with me. Recently, I re-visited the idea and I must have convinced myself (somehow) that someone may, indeed care to read random facts about me because well, I ended up writing … Continue reading 50 Facts About Me

50 Tonos

Today, I’m going to take you down a dark rabbit hole. Are you ready? I hope so. Have you ever thought of your deepest darkest fantasy? Or, maybe something you want to explore but are to afraid to ask for what you want? Sometimes, I’m sure you think that what you like or want is … Continue reading 50 Tonos

Pumpkin Arroz con Leche

  15 min Total 30 min Ingredients 12 Servings 4 12 Ingredients 3 1/2 cups whole milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground 2 cloves 1 cinnamon stick 1 cup Arborio rice 7.5 ozs pumpkin puree 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup packed brown sugar Orange zest for garnish Pepitas for … Continue reading Pumpkin Arroz con Leche

Bacalaitos Puertorriqueños 🇵🇷🇵🇷🇵🇷

Como hacer bacalaitos Puertorriqueños https://youtu.be/db9C8JjSZTQ Ingredientes 1 libra de bacalao 1/4 pimientos rojos 1/4 cebolla cortada en pedacitos 1 mano de cilantro fresco 3 dientes de ajo fresco machacado 1 sobre de sazon con culantro y achiote 1 cucharadita de pimienta negra 3 tazas de harina de trigo sal al gusto o sazonador de sal … Continue reading Bacalaitos Puertorriqueños 🇵🇷🇵🇷🇵🇷

Giving Tuesday 2017

What’s #GivingTuesday? Unlike the two big shopping days, #GivingTuesday is a day for charity. Rather than thinking about saving money on the best gifts possible, we think about giving money to the best cause possible. Rather than feeling the stress and chaos of the holidays, we feel the peace and joy that comes from contributing to a good … Continue reading Giving Tuesday 2017

Adoptee

Hola y Bienvendio! Today, I’m going to talk about what it means to be an adoptee. What is an adoptee you maybe wonder? For those of you who don’t know what that means it’s an adopted son or daughter. A person who was adopted as a child. Most of you don’t know this about me … Continue reading Adoptee

Boricua Hair & The Products We Love 🇵🇷💇🏻‍♀️💇🏼‍♀️💇🏽‍♀️🇵🇷

Hola y Bienvenido! Today, I want to share with you Boricua hair and the products we use. Because hair is so entwined with our perception of beauty, it is the most easily manipulatable element of our physical self—one that best helps manifest also our internal self. This is perhaps why such a simple thing like … Continue reading Boricua Hair & The Products We Love 🇵🇷💇🏻‍♀️💇🏼‍♀️💇🏽‍♀️🇵🇷

Puerto Rico Strong Update On What My Isla Is Doing Now 🇵🇷♥️🇵🇷

Hola y Bienvenidos! I’d like to welcome you back today to update you on what is currently happening on my isla. Puerto Rico is truly made of strong people. We are survivors! SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Saddled with economic problems and its own damage from Hurricane Irma, Puerto Rico is taking thousands of refugees … Continue reading Puerto Rico Strong Update On What My Isla Is Doing Now 🇵🇷♥️🇵🇷

My Daily 🚴🏻‍♀️Exercise 🧘🏻‍♀️Routine

Bienvenido! Today, I’d like to share with you my daily exercise routine. I feel that being healthy and staying fit is very important. Well, it’s important to me. Fitness means being able to perform physical activity. It also means having the energy and strength to feel as good as possible. Getting more fit, even a … Continue reading My Daily 🚴🏻‍♀️Exercise 🧘🏻‍♀️Routine

Doll Face

We as a human race need to stop trying to make ourselves what we see on tv. Just because the tv says you’ll be beautiful if you look a certain way please don’t believe the hype! You’re beautiful just the way you are. If, you continue to try to be of the world you will … Continue reading Doll Face

Coqui

Coquis reproduce year-round in Puerto Rico, but breeding activity is concentrated in the wet season. This species utilizes internal fertilization and like other eleutherodactylids, the fertilized eggs undergo direct development, rather than passing through a free-living larval (tadpole) stage, which means the parents don’t have to lay their eggs on water, as it happens with … Continue reading Coqui

Carolina PR

Bienvenido a Carolina Carolina is pronounced (kah-ro-LEE-nah) I’d love to take you on a quick trip to Carolina also known as “La Tierra de Gigantes” (land of giants), in honor of one of its inhabitants: Don Felipe Birriel, who was the tallest man in Puerto Rican history, with an unconfirmed height of 2.413 meters or … Continue reading Carolina PR

ELF

Arigato, hey BBS Fam! I know that I haven’t post too much lately about makeup or some of my makeup tips and tricks. So, I just wanted to share a quick makeup post with ya’ll. Just like many of you Ladies out there, I’m sure you all have a makeup bag and then your quick … Continue reading ELF

Winter White

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas with every Christmas card I write. May your days be merry and bright; and may all your Christmases be white! (Wearing: The White Company & Asos) Seasons Greetings, ya’ll! Yea, I know I’m a bit Texan… But, who out there hasn’t wished for a white Christmas? Or if you’re … Continue reading Winter White

Thanksgiving Puerto Rican Style🦃🇵🇷

Even though Thanksgiving was not always a traditional holiday on the island, many Puerto Rican families calling the States home began celebrating it by adding a touch of Sabor Latino. Puerto Ricans weren’t really part of the original festivities, but they have embraced it eagerly. They’ve also put their twist on this classic American tradition. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Puerto Rican Style🦃🇵🇷

Pavo Salvadoreño

Buen dia! So, if I may I’d like to introduce you to a holiday favorite of mine. Yes, I know what you must be thinking….I thought she was Puerto Rican!? Ok, let me explain my in laws are from El Salvador and it is a yearly family tradition. I think that it’s a wonderful twist … Continue reading Pavo Salvadoreño

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day how do we celebrate them?

Hello All, today I’d like to talk about two other holidays that may or may not get much acknowledgement. That’s correct these maybe overlooked by many of us yearly. Everyone celebrates Halloween, right? Well, did you know that the two days afterward aren’t just for binge watching Hulu and eating candy! The day after Halloween … Continue reading All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day how do we celebrate them?

Día de los Muertos

Day of the Dead is an interesting holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico during the chilly days of November 1 & 2. Even though this coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul’s & All Saint’s Day, the indigenous people have combined this with their own ancient beliefs of honoring their deceased loved ones. … Continue reading Día de los Muertos

PCOS & Me

Hello All! Sorry Guys, this one is for the Ladies but feel totally free to stay and learn something. I want to give a loving shout out to all my Cysters! I’m 31. I hate PCOS. And, the session starts now so grab a spot and get ready to go down the journey of PCOS … Continue reading PCOS & Me