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Fun Oreo Recipe

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Fun Oreo Recipe

This post is sponsored by NABISCO but all opinions are my own


It’s summer time which means the busiest time of the year for me and my close friends. We all have our own boss babe things happening so it’s hard to get together, but typical me, I decided to plan a girls’ night in with a picnic at mi casa for some of my girlfriends. I’m a Libra and love to entertain and sometimes I crave antojitos and I can’t eat them all so having people over is fun because we all indulge in some girl time, chisme and yummy snacks.


Trust me when I say my household loves OREO Cookies and sometimes we crave something sweet and spicy so it worked out in my favor when I recently came upon this fun recipe for Spicy Hot Cocoa-OREO Cookie Balls. For my girls’ night in picnic I asked guests to bring over their favorite antojos to see what each one of them would bring and for all of us to share each other’s recipes.



To get ready I purchased all my key ingredients at my favorite local H-E-B.


What you need: 


• 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
• 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
• 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
• ½ tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
• 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
• 2 tsp. instant espresso
• 2 Tbsp. instant hot cocoa mix
• 3 Tbsp. vanilla marshmallow bits


Make it: 


•Mix cream cheese, cookie crumbs, cinnamon and red pepper until blended.
• •Shape into 48 (1-inch) balls. Freeze 10 min
•Mix melted chocolate and espresso powder until blended

•Dip cookie balls in melted chocolate mixture, turning to completely coat all sides of each ball with chocolate; place in single layer in shallow waxed paper-lined pan. Sprinkle with dry instant hot cocoa mix, then marshmallow bits.
• Refrigerate 1 hour on until firm. Keep refrigerated.


I’ve got to admit that these yummy Spicy Hot Cocoa-OREO Cookie Balls weren’t as hard to make as I thought and everyone liked them as much as I did. They were simple enough to make by yourself or with your friends and family! Plus you can even save money on OREO Cookies at H-E- B with this offer: save $1.00 when you buy two (2) participating NABISCO products through 8/13. click here for coupon!


If you are craving something delicious... try this recipe these are delicioso!

Summer wear with Dove Dry Serum

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Summer wear with Dove Dry Serum
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Sponsored post by Mirum 

Summer time means the less clothes possible, at least it does when one is in Miami. Ladies, you know I am not lying - when in Miami we should wear cute little dresses, bathing suits, and dress up to party the night away. Something that I am not used to, the little dresses I mean. However, I recently took a girls trip to steamy South Beach and decided to obviously, pack cute little dresses and beach wear. I packed the necessary essentials to make this trip a good one, necessary essentials meaning Antiperspirant.

Miami is a different heat than Houston weather and although I was in Miami this weekend I had already made my mind up in Houston that I was packing the new Dove Dry Serum Antiperspirant because it makes me feel confident in any outfit where I have to show my arms which is most days in the summer. I have been using it for a few weeks now and have loved the results. It's moisturizing my delicate underarm skin with a luxurious and light weight texture that dries instantly. I love instant and being able to feel confident that I won't smell like hot weather. 

Powder Finish – A sophisticated floral fragrance of iris, violet and powdery musk Jasmine Touch – Scented with soft, dewy greens and jasmine 

Rose Silk – Uplifting fragrance with notes of rose, magnolia and peony

I love introducing new products to my friends so I brought along all 3 scents of the New Dove Dry Serum Antiperspirants. I always like to bring along a little gift for my roommates, this time my girl got to indulge in this luxurious, dry antiperspirant deodorant which is a totally a unique experience. I made her try it and she loved the sheer, ultra-lightweight formula that absorbed instantly, leaving her skin soft, smooth and dry to the touch. The best part for me is the 48-hour protection so you that I can wear anything with confidence along with Dove’s signature 1⁄4 moisturizers to pamper your underarms. Obviously, I would shower way before 48 hours, but just in case I decide to run wild in Miami, I am protected.

You guys should totally try it! If you're in Texas or have an HEB near you use the following offer which is valid today through July 23rd. It's for a buy 1 Dove Dry Serum Antiperspirant and get 1 Women's Schick Disposable Razor in an assorted variety for free. You can download your coupon here or pick one up at your favorite HEB location. 

I really think you're going to love the switch from what you currently wear to Dove Dry Serum, and when you do - don't forget to share it with your girl friends!

3 Ways To Stay Positive

Monday, July 1, 2019

3 Ways To Stay Positive

Life. It's so beautiful, so hard, so easy, so confusing, so great! Don't you agree?

We've all have said it to someone or have had someone say it to us "Stay Positive". It's so easy to say those words, but for many people staying positive when the going gets rough is, rough. Staying positive is a mental task we all must learn how to master in order to live a peaceful, happy life. Being Positive is also a daily challenge that requires focus and attention and you MUST be intentional about staying positive, because we all know the mind plays tricks on us.

3 Ways To Stay Positive:
  1. Stay optimistic. As mentioned above, being positive requires your mind to be in a peaceful state. It requires you to shift your thinking to that one of optimistic and hopeful outcomes. The only way to have a good day or a better outcome is to "VISUALIZE" yourself having one. Stay Optimistic. Yes, life is hard. You are not the only one doubting yourself but if you don't have a spark of optimism and hope than you will stay stuck and WE Don't stay stuck, we move!
  2. Stay away from those feelings, people, things and energies that "DON'T FEEL RIGHT". Often times, as humans we are worried about hurting someone else because of fear that they won't like you or they won't value your opinion. If something is not "feeling" well. If something is "not going your way" - you must shift your mindset and free your self from those feelings. You've got to seek energies who fulfill your soul with power and fuel your mind with goodness. Remember life is too short for the B.S. and I don't mean bags and shoes. 
  3. Exercise regularly, eat well and sleep enough! Sounds so cliché but when I tell you this has been working or me lately, it's so true! I used to dislike looking at myself, until one day I had enough. I joined Hard Core Pilates and changed my mindset. I am going to be healthy, I am going to feel good, I am going to eat less but still eat what I love and I am going to take responsibility of my life and my feelings towards myself. Let me tell you, it hasn't been easy and if it was easy I probably wouldn't do it. It's a mental game we must win, its a mental game against our own selfs to be the best person we can be. When you start feeling good from the inside, and working out your outer body - the feeling is different. You start loving yourself more. BUT IT ALL START WITH staying Optimistic. If I wasn't optimistic, about joining Pilates, than I would never have uploaded these pictures. Thank you Wayne, Claire and my girls for the encouragement. 
Trust the outcome, work hard, OWN your MIND and do it for yourself....Stay Positive!

outfit details:
shorts: asos
shoes: nordstrom - Vince Camuto
shirt: Forever 21 (shirt/dress)
purse: Michael Kors - purchased at HPO - Michael Kors outlet 

Tickets to SL Day 2019 on sale now!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

I wanted to build a platform for women to come together and be inspired, uplifted and leave with lifelong connections in the city that made those same things happen for me. I am super excited to announce the date for the Fourth annual Spoiled Latina Day happening on July 27th in the beautiful city of Houston, TX. 

Pre Sale, General Admission and VIP Tickets are now on sale by clicking THIS. More announcements as far as panelist, keynote (wait till you find out!) sponsors and vendors will be shared with you in the coming weeks! You already know, I will be spoiling you!!

If you plan on traveling into Houston - I'll be sharing hotel recommendations with you as well! 

Please note: the event is NOT just for Latinas..its for ALL women and men. Dress up, bring a friend, have fun, bring your good vibes and get ready to be entertained and inspired amongst Houston's finest women and leave with lifelong connections.

Mother's Day Gifting Ideas as seen in Houston Life TV

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Mother's Day Gifting Ideas as seen in Houston Life TV

Happy May! 

Super Excited to be on Houston Life TV today sharing a few of my favorite mothers day gifting ideas. 


- What is the gift: Aslina Wine 
- Why is it perfect for this mom: Well besides the obvious having health benefits - Moms are on their feet all day, dealing with the stress of the job and on top of that they battle traffic getting to and from work - mom will truly appreciate a nice bottle or bundle of 3 bottles of wine by Aslina Wine who is owned by Ntsiki Biyela and who is also the winemaker of Aslina wines.
- How does it benefit them: Red wine has many health benefits including better sleep - compared to those who just drink water. Will make you "look good"  red wine loosens facial muscles and the cheeks flush with color making you more relaxed and thus more attractive. 
- How much is it: $18-$24
- Where can it be found: Premiere Wine & Spirits in Bellaire (West U) and The Heights 


- What is the gift: a Balloon Bouquet / Balloon arrangement from Lili's Balloons
- Why is it perfect for this mom: As sweet and hard working as mom is, let her know how much you adore her by gifting her a beautiful balloon Bouquet. The air lasts for a few weeks reminding mom how much you love her! So many designs to choose from. 
- How does it benefit them: lifts her spirits, can show it off to friends when they come over.
 Great Facebook pics!
- How much is it: starting at $18 and up and the balloon arches on the doorway begin at $85 and up 
- Where can it be found:


- What is the gift: Sports wear attire from Sweat and Soul Apparel
- Why is it perfect for this mom: Active Sports moms can never have enough active wear and this line is new to the market, owned by my friends Claudia and Sandra. They designed
Fun, cute fitting athletic wear, that you can wear to the gym or simply wear on an athleisure
 type of ootd. 
- How does it benefit them: Sports moms like to feel comfortable while looking fashionable as they work out and this fun apparel line is just that.  Sweat and Soul will remind your mom to sweat their soul out everyday of their life. Health is wealth, remember that!
- How much is it: $25 and up
- Where can it be found:


- What is the gift: A blow out from Blo Blow Dry Bar
- Why is it perfect for this mom: for a busy mom on the go washing their hair, blow drying and styling can be time consuming and the more hair the more time
It takes. 
- How does it benefit them: Spoil yourself and pamper your hair with a custom shampoo and hair BOGO bring your mom with you! They use unite and color wow products to help combat the summer heat here in Houston. 
- How much is it: 45$ BOGO
- Where can it be found: Blo Blow Dry Bar


- What is the gift:  deserves a house cleaning. I know what you're thinking -  the stay at home mom should have the house clean. Listen to me, Mom does not have time to do all the house chores, grocery shop, cook dinner, feed the dog, trust me - a clean house will be just what Mom needs!
- Why is it perfect for this mom: All moms love a clean house done by someone else!
- How does it benefit them: It gives mom some free time to pamper herself in other ways, maybe take a longer shower, read a longer book, sleep a few minutes longer. 
- How much is it: $50 and up
- Where can it be found:

So, what are you going to get mom? You have a few weeks to decide!

Road Trip with Chevy to Fiesta De La Flor

Monday, April 22, 2019

Road Trip with Chevy to Fiesta De La Flor

A few weeks ago I decided to participate at Fiesta De La Flor in Corpus Christi as a vendor selling my Spoiled Latina and Jefita Bonita T's. Honestly, I was very nervous about selling my merch on such a big weekend but knew that Jefita's live everywhere and Spoiled Latinas are all around us plus FDLF would be the biggest event I had ever sold at besides SL Day. 
I had to make sure I stocked up on new color ways, sizes and different inventory to be fully prepared for such a grand weekend and I was.

Corpus Christi, is about a 3 hour drive from Houston, and I knew that I would drive because of everything I was taking with me. While planning it all out, Chevy calls me! (God is Good!)
Turns out, Chevrolet was an official sponsor of Fiesta De La Flor and wanted to offer a media loan to help me get to Corpus in style, comfort and room for all of my merch and supplies and not to mention our luggage.
Grateful for the Chevy team for supporting their media friends to help make our work easier!!

We all know weekend road trips are always fun, but weekend road trips with your girl friends are way more fun, so I invited a few of my girlfriends who are always very supportive of one another along for the trip, to keep me company and of course to hustle with. The Chevrolet Silverado was big and bold and made me feel safe. I loved the features that the Silverado had such as the Rear Vision Camera, its a camera that pops on when in reveres that provides the driver of a view of the scene directly behind the vehicle. 6 airbags, just in case God forbid anything happen to use while road tripping and On Star Connected services with automatic crash response emergency services. Our road trip went smooth as can be and we had a blast on the road.

The one friend who came along with me, Laura - was the best! We jammed out to all of our favorite tunes, laugh, share stories, found new roads and ultimately grew our friendship all while driving to and from Corpus in a Chevy was really cool. The Silverado has bluetooth and 4G Wi-Fi which was awesome because my friend had work to get done. Apple CarPlay capability and if your team Android its compatible as well.  6 speaker audio system which made us feel like we were superstars the way we were singing to the top of our lungs. LOL

Overall the experience was great! Can't wait to experience another Chevrolet model and tell you all about it! 

we had just arrived to the festival so excuse the look! 

 Click to watch my video with Adrienne Bailon and Suzette Quintanilla
I had a quick interview with Adrienne Bailon and Suzette - click to watch it! 

While my visit to Corpus, I also had the chance to catch up with my sister who I had not seen in a few years. She joined me at Fiesta De La Flor and than met up with me the next morning for breakfast before my drive back to Houston. So happy for these moments! 

Shout out to everyone that stopped by and shopped Spoiled Latina and Jefita Bonita...thank you for the support!

Chevrolet - thank you for the love! 

Forever 21 x Selena Capsule

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Forever 21 x Selena Capsule
Calling ALL Selena Quintanilla fans dreaming of an exciting new collection from Forever 21!  

Launching Thursday (3/21), Forever 21 presents Selena The White Rose collection to honor and celebrate the incredible legacy of the Tejano songstress. Marking the film’s 22nd anniversary, the fast-fashion retailer has created a special Selena capsule collection incorporating iconic imagery of Selena alongside various quotes & lyrics throughout graphic tees, hoodies, biker shorts, accessories and more! The size-inclusive collection, comprised of women, men and kids styles, will retail from $7 - $40 and will be available online at as well as in-stores nationwide.

Cant wait to get my hands on these!!

SpoiledLatina at Fiesta De La Flor

Monday, March 18, 2019

SpoiledLatina at Fiesta De La Flor

I am super excited to attend Fiesta de la Flor this coming April as an official vendor at El Mercado!!!

Visit Corpus Christi and CITGO are proud to present the 5th annual Fiesta de la Flor signature festival honoring Tejano music superstar Selena Quintanilla. This event will be held at North Bayfront Park in downtown Corpus Christi on April 12 - 13, 2019.

Once again CITGO will be the presenting sponsor. CITGO, a longtime leader in Corpus Christi and generous provider to the community, enhances the quality of life for all of Corpus Christi and Visit Corpus Christi is proud to partner with them for this extraordinary event.

The festival will include great music, food trucks, a Kids Zone and a Mercado that includes more than 80 artisan vendors including yours truly! A grand fireworks finale show will wrap up the festivities on Saturday night.

The awesome entertainment line-up for this year’s event is as follows:

On Friday, April 12th enjoy music by Multi Grammy-Award winning artists such as Little Joe Y La Familia, Gilbert "Gibby" Velasquez and Friends (David Marez, Joe Posada, Ram Herrera, Ricardo Castillon, Oscar G., and Stevie D.) and Corpus Christi favorite JonMikael Mrez!  On Saturday, April 13th, enjoy non-stop entertainment from pop music sensation Leslie GraceJay Perez, Mariachi Campanas de America, Erick Y Su Grupo Massore, Jenny and the Mexicats, Raulito con Grupo Remedio, Lucky Joe and JonMikael Mrez.
“It is hard to believe it has been five years since we started Fiesta de la Flor,” said Paulette Kluge, CEO of Visit Corpus Christi. “We look forward to another successful festival that celebrates our very own Selena and welcome visitors from all over the world.”

The festival also will feature One Person Unites Us, a sit-down conversation with Suzette Quintanilla, president and CEO of Q Productions, American singer, actress and TV personality Adrienne Bailon.  Bailon known for her singing with 3LW and the Cheetah Girls, currently is one of the hosts of syndicated talk show The Real.
Other exciting festival activities include:

El Mercado presented by Herrman and Herrman, PLLC, Attorneys At Law, features over 80 artisans from Mexico, Central America, South America and within the United States.  El Mercado will be strategically located inside and outside of the spacious American Bank Center to showcase the art, clothing and accessories crafted by the talented hands of the national and international artisans.  Herrman and Herrman has been a staple of the Coastal Bend for nearly two decades and they are excited to give back to the community that they serve through this festival. I am so excited to be heading to Corpus Christi and to have a booth selling Jefita Bonita and SpoiledLatina Merch!! Looking forward to meeting my fellow SpoiledLatinas and celebrating the life of our Queen! 

La Plaza, presented by Stripes, offers a variety of dishes from dozens of food truck vendors which will be located on-site to serve festival-goers.  Stripes will take this opportunity to showcase its very own food truck featuring delicious menu items from Laredo Taco Company, their in-house provider of fresh Tex-Mex food.

El Parque is a kids zone with a variety of immersive experiences that will bring hours of delightful family fun for all children.

Enjoy beverage offerings provided by L&F Distributors.   L&F Distributors will offer multiple on-site Cerveza Stations at the festival.  As the leading distributor of Anheuser-Busch in south and west Texas and southeastern New Mexico, L&F Distributors is a generous supporter of the Corpus Christi community.

 Chevy Dealers of South Texas will have models of the latest and greatest Chevy models and an interactive experience at the festival site for everyone to see.

The American Bank Center Arena serves as a perfect venue to give Fiesta de la Flor guests the opportunity to truly celebrate Selena’s legacy with the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza. We’ve gathered nationally acclaimed and award-winning cars like the 2019 Lowrider Magazine Car of the Year, “Double Trouble” – a radical custom 1957 custom lowrider with a multi-color patterned paint job painted right here in Corpus Christi.  Full custom interior, full custom undercarriage, suspension and Super Engine Compartment… and that’s not all – Texas Championship cars, past winners of the Lowrider Magazine Car of the year.   It’s really more than a lowrider show… it’s art and it’s a celebration of the finest work in the car industry. We will also be bringing the Anything for Selenas car from the Selena movie to exhibit at the Tejano Lowrider Extravaganza!

H-E-B will also once again underwrite the festival’s Fireworks Grand Finale, illuminating the Corpus Christi Bay.  For more than 100 years, H-E-B has been giving back to its communities and we thank them for their support of Fiesta de la Flor. 

Fiesta de la Flor will have a  VIP ticket experience for festival attendees.  At $100, VIP ticket holders will get a VIP ultimate collector’s edition badge, exclusive Fiesta de la Flor VIP branded wristband, FDLF merch, a VIP FDLF branded water bottle, access to a VIP-only festival merchandise tent, access to a VIP-only beverage station, access to a VIP-only chill zone, special seating 1 hr before “One Person Unites Us”, line jumping all FDLF lines through the duration of the event and 1 hr early entry into the festival both days...and of course, 2-day admission into Fiesta de la Flor! Purchase your VIP ticket for $100 today to secure your spot.  There is a very limited quantity of VIP tickets for sale, so make sure you grab yours before they sell out!

Fiesta de la Flor will be held at North Bayfront Park in downtown Corpus Christi.  Festival gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 12and at noon on Saturday, April 13.  Tickets will be available for purchase at  Fiesta de la Flor offers a 2-Day Pass at $25 through Thursday, April 11.  Individual day tickets for Friday and Saturday will be sold for $15 each through Thursday, April 11.  On Friday, April 12, only individual day tickets will be available at the increased price of $20 for each day.   Festival attendees may purchase tickets in person starting March 1 at select H-E-B Business Centers across the state.

For more information, please visit