I'm a Staff Writer at MamásLatinas. I am a native New Yorker who graduated from NYU as a Journalism and English major in 2011. Throughout my undergrad career, I contributed regularly to NYU's paper, Washington Square News, and held internships at the Long Island Press, amNewYork, The New York Times Local: East Village, and Seventeen Magazine. A self-professed literature nerd and news junkie, I love to relax by reading magazines, newspapers, and books while sipping iced caramel macchiatos. I am addicted to shoes, coffee, yoga and all things John Hughes.I know I'm Latina when...
I could literally eat beans with or for every meal, with no problem whatsoever.
Michelle's Latest Posts
It's World Cup season, which means everyone you know is probably wearing their favorite team's jersey 24/7, talking incessantly about goal differentials, and—my favorite part—heading to a lot of tournament-themed parties to watch a game! If you haven't attended one yet, I highly recommend you do so ASAP. Trust me, whether you're a soccer lover normally or not, it's impossible not to get caught up in the excitement of the World Cup, particularly if you're surrounded by hardcore fans of the sport. But just be warned, as fun as these parties are, they're not all pretty!
Check out 6 things to expect from any World Cup party (besides excessive food and copious amounts of beer):
We're all constantly hearing of new beauty do's and don'ts, so sometimes it can be hard to tell the fact from the fiction and what works from what doesn't. But it turns out there are several common beauty-related "myths" out there that actually aren't as made-up as you may think. In fact, not only are they true, but they could change the way you approach your skincare and beauty routine altogether! Below, check out six common beauty myths, debunked!Continue Reading >
We're in the final stretch of the World Cup and there have been so many truly unforgettable moments. This year's tournament is one of the most unpredictable yet, with tons of surprising wins and losses and so many crazy goals that it's on track to become the highest scoring World Cup ever (we were sad to see Mexico and the U.S. go, but so many of our teams are still alive!).
If you're a soccer fan, you know there's nothing quite like seeing your team score a goal, especially if it's the winning one. So I can only imagine how elated the actual players must feel. Luckily for us, they like to celebrate their goals as much as the rest of us! In fact, their hilarious, over-the-top, overjoyed and sometimes shocked reactions are often my favorite moments of the whole game!
Summer is here but the temperature outdoors isn't the only thing getting hotter--our libidos increase during this season as well! One of the most popular places to get frisky during the summer is of course, the beach. But while sex at the beach may sound appealing and spontaneous, it actually requires a little bit more planning than you think ... that is, if you want to ensure that you and your partner have a good time and escape uninjured (seriously, it can happen). Check out six tips for having great beach sex below:
As many parents will tell you, there's nothing quite like watching your baby try something new for the first time. Case in point? A video of an adorable baby trying a lemon for the first time was recently uploaded to YouTube and is quickly going viral--and once you watch it, you'll know why. The little boy's reaction is so priceless, it's sure to have you cracking up!Continue Reading >