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Emily's Blog – February 2016 Archive (3)

Alone Time

Being Latina means having a huge family. Meeting a new cousin or tia at almost every party and listening to your parents tell stories of when they were young, little cousins running around, not being able to keep a secret because before you know it all your tia's are already talking about it. Ive been through this many, many times. Growing up I didn't have enough time for myself and I only had 2 siblings, but when I started college and HAD to be alone…


Added by Emily on February 23, 2016 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Quien Soy Yo?

Who am I?

Im a daughter, a big sister, a friend, a cousin but more importantly, I'm a Latina writer. Does this make a difference in my life? Yes and dramatically. I was born March 8th, 1993 in a really small East Texas town named Gilmer. The population consisted of Caucasians and the only latin@s I knew were my cousins. I was placed in ESL classes early on and was taught how to write and read in…


Added by Emily on February 14, 2016 at 4:26pm — No Comments

My Mascara Journey

Like many other Latinas, I have thick, long lashes but mine are also SUPER straight. Over the years I have only used mascara from Mexico because it was the only type that would keep my lashes curled and not clumped. Well, recently I was curious about the American mascaras and I thought I could find the perfect high end mascara since everyone was raving about them. So I went to Ulta and tried out the their best mascaras.

Roller Lash from Benefit: Supposedly, this…


Added by Emily on February 9, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments




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