Giselle Castro

I'm the Editorial Assistant at Mamás Latinas. I was born and raised in New York City and graduated from St. John's University as a Journalism and English major, where I was a staff writer for the school newspaper, The Torch, and an on-air host and producer for the school's television club, WRED-TV. I have interned at Parenting, Self, Big Apple Parent magazines, and Hollywoodlife.com. I love everything fitness and nutrition and enjoy trying out new foods. I'm also a movie buff and a fan of the TV shows Breaking Bad, Modern Family, and Arrested Development

I know I'm Latina when...

...my non-latino friends tell me I'm shouting, but in my head I'm speaking in my normal tone of voice.

Giselle's Latest Posts

WATCH: Watermelon trick will make you the hero of any summer BBQ

Watermelon is delicious and refreshing to have during the summer time, but cutting it can be tricky. I know I'm always scared I'm going to get cut because unlike many other fruits, the watermelon is round and doesn't have a sturdy bottom for cutting.

Even when I try cutting it down the middle, it is never split evenly. That's why I was amazed when I saw a video of a man cutting up a watermelon in the most unique manner!

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5 New delicious ways to eat cauliflower

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Cauliflower is one of those vegetables that can be hit or miss depending on your taste buds. I personally have never had a problem with it but I know plenty of people who say they can't get used to the cruciferous veggie. The good news is there are many ways to eat cauliflower that even the biggest veggie hater will love.

These recipes will not only revamp the food you make at the kitchen table, but help you lose weight too!

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Woman charging $8K to watch her give birth, live!

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Aspiring British model Josie Cunningham is due to give birth in October and she wants you to come and see the birth--LIVE. The 23-year-old loca is selling two tickets for $8,472 (£5,000 British pounds) each and two VIP tickets for $16,937 (£10,000 British pounds) to watch her bring her baby boy into the world in the comfort of her home.

So this woman REALLY thinks people are dying to see her, deliver a human life with bells and all. GROSS!

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SEE: Restaurant makes NSFW food shaped like naughty bits, no word on how they taste

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You probably never thought you'd utter the words, "Waiter, there's a penis in my soup," but that's exactly what patrons at a Taiwanese restaurant are saying daily (I imagine!). The eatery called Funny Sex opened with the intention to combine two things everyone loves: food and sex. Diners can enjoy penis-shaped desserts among the many other provocatively designed objects and meals served at the eatery.

You would think that such a place would be great to get you in the mood, but instead it is more likely to tickle your funny bone when you see what's inside!

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Teen strangles & decapitates her friend, but that's not the worst part

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There are some crazy people out there--I can't ever quite comprehend how no one saw the warning signs when they break. Take for example this 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl who killed her friend when she visited her apartment in the most gruesome way. The victim Aiwa Matsuko, who was also 15, was strangled, decapitated and had one of her hands chopped off by her deranged unnamed classmate.

Can you imagine how this girl's parents must have felt to learn what happened to their daughter?!

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