American Educated and Mexican Cultivated

In 2010, I first launched this site with the idea of writing and sharing. Since then it's evolved into something else that I'm not sure what to call it anymore. I am a journalist, I'm Latina y soy bilingüe. Call me a blogger? No se. This site features all that is me and all that I love, that includes health, fitness, technology, cultura, education, and growth... I'm a bit of an open book, have fun explorando!


Ever heard of an horchata latte?

Tierra Mia   Just picture the following… you order an horchata latte, yes! An horchata latte. Like, a latte with a taste of horchata. You sit down, pull out your laptop. Estas escuchando a Vicente Fernandez mientras trabajas un poco en tus miles de proyectos. The environment around the cafe is hipster and trendy… and get this, you’re in el…

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10 Steps Towards Self-care

Upon graduation, I made it a top priority to take care of myself and practice “self-care”. Why? Well for the past two years, self-care was not something I was too familiar with. I wanted the ultimate balance in life between work and school, priorities and fun. But me wanting it wasn’t enough…. I never slept my eight hours nor did I…


#IceBucketChallenge ->MY TOP PICKS

The idea is not only to throw a bucket of ice over your head…. post on social media and get some likes and comments. The Ice Bucket Challenge is currently an internet sensation, that is of course awesome and funny (however, some have criticized it for instead promoting the idea of wasting water). Still, you take on the challenge by doing it…