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Shayne Rodriguez Thompson

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Gift Guide: 16 Fun, Meaningful & Useful Gifts for Latina Moms

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Chances are, if there’s a mami in your life, you’re tasked with picking out the perfect gift for her multiple times a year. Whether she’s your own mamá, your bestie, your sister or your prima, with all that gift giving,...
Lifestyle

Oh Comadre Candles Founder Talks Being a Breast Cancer ‘Thriver’ and Prioritizing Your Passions

Sometimes life throws you a curve ball just when you feel like you’ve hit your stride. Unexpected challenges can either make you or break you. With a healthy dose of perspective and faith in yourself and whatever you might believe...
Culture Family

How To Make Your Home Your Own By Incorporating Your Cultura

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by It’s always been important to me to have items around my home that bring me joy, rather than filling my home with loads of things just for the sake of it. Ultimately, I want to be surrounded by...
Culture Lifestyle

Bonita Fierce Candles Founder Melissa Gallardo is Celebrating Latinx Biculturalism

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Success often comes when we’re least expecting it. So many of us work tirelessly to achieve something — to make it. We go to school, we get a degree, and then maybe another degree, then we work full-time, and we keep...
Culture Family Lifestyle

Why the Combination of Home and Heritage is So Important to Latino Families

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by When my husband and I bought our first home, it was a major fixer upper. We had already looked at dozens of houses, but none felt quite right. The minute I saw pictures of the house we ended...
Culture

Mexican Master Tequila Distiller Estela Anguiano Launches Her Own Tequila Brand

Trailblazer. Master Tequila Distiller. Latina in STEM. Mexicana. Mom. These are some of the titles Estela Anguiano, who was born and raised in Mexico, holds and now she can add “jefa” since launching her own brand of tequila. The move...
News and Entertainment

Rita Moreno and AOC Talk Abortion following Overturn of Roe v. Wade

Iconic Puerto Rican actress, Rita Moreno, 90, shared how in 1973 she became pregnant while dating fellow Hollywood legend Marlon Brando and the subsequent trauma from her abortion. The Oscar winner is speaking out about her experience in the aftermath...
Culture Lifestyle

The Indigenous History of Ceviche + Ceviche Recipes for Summer

Ceviche is a ubiquitous seafood dish throughout Latin America that originated in pre-colonial Peru. A lot of us grew up eating it at least occasionally, especially those of us who have family members from a coastal town in our countries...
Lifestyle

Kay-Lani Martinez of Viva Glam Kay Talks Entrepreneurship, Motherhood & Motivation

Like so many first-time moms, Kay-Lani Martinez found herself at home and bored when she was pregnant with her first child almost a decade ago. A makeup artist by trade, she started doing her own makeup and sharing photos of...
News and Entertainment

DACA 10th Anniversary: How It Started & Where It is Now

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Today is the 10th anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and it should feel monumental, but for many immigrants, the uncertainty today is greater than ever. DACA was created in 2012 when President Barack Obama took executive action...
Lifestyle

10 Products from LGBTQIA+ Latinx Companies You Need

While Pride Month makes it “trendy” to support LGBTQIA+ companies, it’s important to show that support all year long. It brings us joy to see that beautiful rainbow flag splashed everywhere during the month of June and the rest of the...