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My Love Affair With The Oregon Coast (Newport, Oregon)

03/16/2017 17:02:40 PM

There is a place where I feel completely at peace and energized all at the same time. A place where the crisp, cool wind is a constant reminder of the force that is the Pacific Ocean. The seagulls and colorful houses yards away from the delightful ...

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Coca-Cola & Prizes!

03/08/2017 06:09:33 AM

This day is very important to me, as I believe it is important to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by women through their economic, political and social achievements. The post Celebrating International Women’s Day with Coca-Cola ...

Because I Said So – Being a Latina Mom

03/05/2017 07:39:39 AM

She bowed to me in a Wayne’s World “We’re Not Worthy” gesture. Because… I acted like a Latina mom. The post Because I Said So – Being a Latina Mom appeared first on Danay.

What It Means To Be A Latina Entrepreneur

02/27/2017 09:42:03 AM

What is it about Latina entrepreneurs that is so interesting to me? I'm glad you asked! The post What It Means To Be A Latina Entrepreneur appeared first on Danay.

My 2017 Blogger Conference Calendar

02/19/2017 18:32:52 PM

Here is a quick list of my 2017 Blogger conference calendar and the goals for each. The post My 2017 Blogger Conference Calendar appeared first on Danay.

Five Weeks To Normal

02/12/2017 17:46:17 PM

Five weeks. That’s how long it has taken me to start feeling normal. I injured my back, and it’s been real. I haven’t been immobile, but I have had to make a lot of lifestyle changes during the past four weeks. No prolonged sitting. That’s ...

My Celia Cruz Addiction

02/05/2017 18:52:15 PM

It happened again. I became addicted to a series on Netflix. However, unlike other series, where I feel guilty for having watched them, this one makes me feel wonderful. The series is Celia, and it is loosely based on the life of famous Cuban ...

Don’t Be A Political Know-It-All

01/29/2017 11:40:29 AM

While everyone keeps posting memes that basically point out how the "other side" is wrong , I have yet to see someone ask a genuine question. It's as if everyone I know suddenly has a triple PHD in politics and life in general. The post Don’t ...

3 Social Media Marketing Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

01/22/2017 21:02:40 PM

As I like to point out constantly, according to the resident teeny-bopper, I run 5 miles every day religiously. Whether it’s raining, snowing or anything in between, I will do everything in my power to get my run in. Even when I travel, especially ...

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia 2016

01/15/2017 09:35:16 AM

The good thing about visiting a theme park several times is that you don’t have to rush through everything. And I will admit it, I am a Park Nazi. I am THAT person who needs to schedule our park visit from the crack of dawn until they kick ...

Stop Whining About Smartphone Addictions Already!

01/13/2017 10:29:14 AM

“America’s Smartphone Addiction Is Now An Epidemic,” was the first Forbes article I stumbled onto today. It’s actually a snippet of information supporting the Cartoon of the Day. The article points to a study by Deloitte that claims ...

My Ode to Cofee

01/07/2017 07:59:37 AM

There are two important things you should know. It’s snowing. And I’m taking my last sip of coffee. Anyone who knows me or has ever looked at my social media accounts knows that I love coffee and snow. So while I contemplate over this last ...

Goodbye and Good Riddance 2016

01/01/2017 07:12:28 AM

I know, I know. Everyone is saying how 2016 was a bad year and they can’t wait for it to be over, blah blah blah. ‘Suck it up buttercup,” is usually my go-to thought on this. That is, unless you’ve experienced a great loss. Like most ...

5 Super Easy Snapchat Hacks To Make You Awesome

12/26/2016 08:08:38 AM

Are you still wondering if you should invest your time into learning and using Snapchat? Two things. Over 150 Million Daily users and They are prepping a massive IPO Ok, now that we’ve cleared that up. If you need to learn the basics of using ...

My Word Is My Bond

12/17/2016 17:46:45 PM

After a very satisfying Saturday morning run, I made quietly my way inside and headed for my shower. I was now ready to think about everyone else. During my runs, I focus on myself, listen to a couple of podcasts and plan out my day. I basically ...

Social Media Scheduling Tools – Hootsuite

12/13/2016 19:54:31 PM

Every morning I stumble out of bed at 5:30 AM and brew myself a cup of pure magic. Once I take my first few sips and begin the path to cognizance, I sit down at my desk and check social media accounts and stats. I am a power user, handling multiple ...

Snapchat for Grownups – Quick Tips To Get Started Today

12/04/2016 19:48:32 PM

Parents and fellow grown-ups, the time for you to be on Snapchat has arrived. While there is still a lot of “hooking-up” being done on the app, the Tinders of the world have stolen the booty-call thunder. The teens made it popular, the ...

A Primer on Cuba and Fidel Castro and Dispelling Myths

11/27/2016 12:44:04 PM

I decided to write this post because I found so many friends and acquaintances were confused about other people’s opinions on Fidel Castro after his death was reported. Many asked me why some people thought he was a hero or unjustly criticized. ...

This mami isn’t cooking on Thanksgiving

11/20/2016 09:58:45 AM

Yes, I know that as the matriarch of my clan I am expected to do SOME type of cooking. I can cook, and I have most years. But this year, Thanksgiving falls on my birthday. It happens every few years. As you may imagine I have had many a turkey ...

Raising Feminist Loving Men

11/13/2016 10:29:35 AM

I was reading an article about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s new book and her tips for raising trail-blazing daughters. It has some great tips from Ginsburg herself, who I admire greatly. While I love reading all of the ...

Danay’s Quick Hacks: Twitter Search Trick

11/04/2016 06:09:43 AM

Today’s quick hack is one I use quite a bit. Research is a huge part of creating and curating content, especially when I have a client in an industry that is new to me. Our team needs to learn about it ASAP. We use several social listening ...