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7 Facts About Cinco De Mayo You Probably Never Knew
7 Facts About Cinco De Mayo You Probably Never Knew

CInco De Mayo has earned quite a reputation. Throughout the United States, the holiday has largely become an excuse for Americans to get drunk and misappropriate Mexican culture. Despite the revelry, the origin and meaning of the holiday confounds Latinos and non-Latinos alike. So, what's the deal with May the 5th anyway?

Before you toast to the fifth of May, learn a little bit about the history of the day:  


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Mami Talks: Tech Savvy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day
Mami Talks: 5 Tech Savvy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10, and the question of what to get Mom (and other special mothers) always arises.


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Underweight Health Problems
5 Risks Of Being Too Flaquita

By now, most people know the risks of being overweight and obese. However, many remain uninformed about the opposite side of the coin; being too thin can, in some cases, be just as dangerous. 
Being underweight (categorized roughly as anyone with a Body Mass Index under 20) can cause serious health issues — now and in the future. Here are five relatively unknown health risks of being too flaka


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9 Mother's Day Gifts That Give Back
9 Mother's Day Gifts That Give Back

Mark your calendars: Mother's Day is just weeks away on May 10. As you scramble to find your mami the perfect present, take a moment to think about all the children and mothers around the world less fortunate than your own family. These nine Mother's Day gifts will make your mother a little happier and the world a little brighter: 
MORE: Funny Mother's Day Cards For The Latina Mom


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The Good Life with Crafty Chica: Perfect Gifts for Your Grad!
The Good Life with Crafty Chica: Perfect Gifts for Your Grad!

May is the season of tossing graduation caps in the air! If you have a student in the family who is celebrating the end of college life, we think he or she deserves a really cool gift. Something that will inspire them to go out and face the world with a can-do attitude, enthusiasm and chic style. If you are in need of the perfect celebratory offering, here are ten ideas to choose from:


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Whisper Confessions: What's Your Craziest Break Up Story?
Whisper Confessions: What's Your Craziest Break-Up Story?

What's your craziest break-up story? 

We asked Latinas to anonymously submit their most shocking stories about failed relationships on Whisper, and they sent us these completely loco responses: 

MORE: Latinas Share Their Craziest Sex Confessions


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10 (Airbnb) Vacation Villas That'll Inspire Your European Adventure This Summer
10 Villas That'll Inspire A European Adventure This Summer

The Euro is equal to the dollar for the first time in, well, we're not sure how long, but it means taking a European summer getaway is more realistic than ever. With options for every budget, Airbnb has become a go-to for travelers abroad who want to steer clear of European hotels — which have a reputation for being overpriced and underwhelming — while capturing the charming nature of cities like Valencia and Lisbon in an authentic way.


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13 Kinds of Sex Every Couple Needs to Have
13 Kinds of Sex Every Couple Needs to Have

By AOL Health for YourTango.com
What sexual frontiers have you and your partner yet to explore?


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The Good Life with Crafty Chica: Cinco de Mayo
The Good Life with Crafty Chica: 8 Chic Items for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is on the horizon, and the cheesy plastic party decorations are popping up everywhere. While its not a widely celebrated holiday in Mexico, it sure is here in the U.S. The fact is people from all ethnic backgrounds and upbringings love Mexi-style all year round! All it takes is perusing the interwebs to find a healthy list of Mexican designers and shops selling classy Latinocentric wares.
I present to you what I call Cinco Chic! Jewelry, accessories, home decor goodies and not a maraca or sombrero in sight:


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Things Happen Body During Pregnancy
9 Weird (But Totally Normal) Things That Happen During Pregnancy

Most moms knows that weird things happen during pregnancy. For those of you on baby number one (or those of you who had an easy first pregnancy!) learn more about the weird, wacky, occasionally gross (but totally normal) things that can happen to your body during pregnancy: 
MORE: Breastfeeding Makes Us Horny? A New Study Says...


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