Coco: The Importance of Traditions & Culture

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At the Coco movie screening. 

Growing up in a Mexican household (while living in California), I learned about Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead, the holiday celebrated in Mexico to honor the dead) at an early age. It was important to my parents that my siblings and I learn about the Mexican culture and traditions. They not only worked hard to teach us proper Spanish, but also to instill in us a sense of pride and appreciation for our Mexican culture and heritage. I am very appreciative to my parents for giving me this wonderful gift! I grew up in the United States, but I am Mexican-American, bicultural and bilingual! I feel I have the best of both worlds!

I want to be able to pass on this priceless gift to my daughter, Alessandra. So, when I got invited to the preview screening of Disney Pixar’s new animated movie Coco, I got excited! To add to the excitement and fun, I Continue reading

Girls Night Out at Home Again Movie Screening (& Review of Movie)

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We had a fun girls night out for the movie screening of Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon. It was an adventure getting to the movie theater, but we made it…& even arrived a little early. Click on video to see our review of the movie & opinion of Arclight Cinema La Jolla. Thanks for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive notifications of new videos I upload. And, please leave your comments below 🙂

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We Met a Lemur…Opening Party Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

We met a Lemur at the Fleet Science Center during the Opening Night Party for the film Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, click to see the video! It was exciting! Thank you for watching! If you like this video, please Like it & Subscribe to my Youtube channel to receive notifications Continue reading

Girls Night At the Movies: Rough Night Review

(L to R) Blair (Zo‘ Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Frankie (Illana Grazer) and Pippa (Kate McKinnon) in Columbia PicturesÕ ROUGH NIGHT.

(L to R) Blair (Zo‘ Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Frankie (Illana Grazer) and Pippa (Kate McKinnon) in Columbia PicturesÕ ROUGH NIGHT.

(Photo courtesy of EPK.TV)

In a previous post I mentioned that one of the things I missed since becoming a mom was going to the movies. Well, now that Alessandra is a toddler and my hubby and I seem to be on a more Continue reading

So Moved: The Art and Science of Motion – New Video from VIP/Media Premiere Party

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I was invited to the VIP & Media Premiere Party at the Fleet Science Center for So Moved: The Art and Science of Motion and Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery exhibits. The So Moved exhibit is fun for the entire family and open through June 11. Click below to view video from the Continue reading

Night Out With My Nieces: Everything Everything Movie

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(Photo from official Everything Everything Movie Facebook Page)

One of the things I miss most since becoming a mom is going to the movies. I am sharing my feelings, so please don’t judge. There are several thing about my life which I miss since becoming a mom (that’s a whole other post, see here and here for posts I wrote on the subject), but of course having our baby Continue reading

Primavera Fashion Show & SD Latino Film Festival Premio Corazón Ceremony

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As part of the San Diego Latino Film Festival’s events, Fashion Valley hosts a runway show. This year’s Primavera Fashion Show will be held tomorrow, Friday, March 24,
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Fun Visit to Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas: A German/Bavarian Restaurant

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One of our first trips family trips with baby Alessandra was to Las Vegas. I was excited about the trip because I would get to spend time with my friend Rossy which lives in Las Vegas, plus a few days in Vegas is always fun (see another Las Vegas trip here)! This was Alessandra’s first flight, so we were a little nervous about how she would react. She was Continue reading

Join Us for Exitos del Cine Latino Film Festival

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The San Diego Latino Film Festival presents the third annual Exitos Del Cine Latino,  a summer celebration of Latino film, music, and celebrities. I am honored to be participating as the host and ambassador Continue reading

Visit Science Fiction, Science Future Exhibit at Reuben H. Fleet

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One of my favorite museums in San Diego is the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. I like that their exhibits are interactive, so children (and adults) can play and learn! It is one of the most family-friendly museums in San Diego! I was invited to to the Media Opening Night Continue reading