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Jessica Salinas
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  • Austin, TX
  • United States

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How did you hear about Latinitas?
Volunteer match
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite type of music?
What is your favorite TV show or movie?
The Simpsons
What is your favorite book or magazine?
Fight Club
What is your favorite hobby or what do you do for fun?
Write, read, surf the web, design, hike, spend time with my dog

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"Dia de los Muertos is Not Your Halloween"

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 4:51pm 0 Comments

I just wanted to share pieces of this blog I found articulated why this holiday is important and more than just sugar skulls, which have become popular in the mainstream.

CVS and Walgreens even had these little sugar skull decorations for Halloween.

"Dia De Los Muertos developed out of over 2,500 years of indigenous ritual celebrating death and paying respects to loved ones who have passed away. Scholars state that the Aztecs originally held a month long…


How To Break Bad Habits - Mine Were/Are Nail Biting & Emotional Eating

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 8:06am 5 Comments

Bad habits - we all have them. I am a bit ashamed to say I already thought of 5 of my bad habits while I was writing this sentence.

The big one is NAIL BITING 

I used the “reward” habit for this one. 
I always wanted longer nails. I didn’t want some long fake nails but just not have nails bit down to the quick. I started rewarding myself with manicures and I found that when they looked all nice and pretty I didn’t bite them as much. Now I use …


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