Save Today for the future of your Child’s College Education
Nov04

Save Today for the future of your Child’s College Education

 This post is sponsored by the Florida Prepaid College Board, through my role as a Believer Blogger. They say that we can speak about things that we have felt or experienced, like the “been there done that” thing. But today, I want to talk about something I hope you do not experience like the regret of not saving for the future of your kids college education. You see, I owned a small business, worked very hard to make a six figure salary, but took for granted what I had, thinking that it would always be that way. Turned out to be that the world changed and the economy went down creating an unfortunate turn of events where I lost everything. Seriously my regret now, is that I didn’t open a savings account just for my son’s college tuitions and expenses. Thinking that I was going to make it big again right a way. I’m still in the process of making it big again. Meanwhile, I’m disappointed with myself but worst of all is that my son is affected by it. Please don’t let this happen to you. I hope you learn from my mistake. Prepare today for your child’s future education, the future comes a lot quicker that you think. Have peace of mind today knowing that your kids will be able to take care of themselves later on in their life. College tuition for your child is within your reach you just don’t know it yet. Following you will find a variety of tools to help you understand the cost of college, how you can start saving for it and why saving early is so important. Florida Prepaid College Board Launches 2016-17 Open Enrollment Period With Prepaid Plans Starting at $47 a Month The 2016-17 Open Enrollment period runs Oct. 15, 2016 through Feb. 28, 2017 For more information, visit www.myfloridaprepaid.com.  If you want to start saving for the future of your children’s college education, don’t think that because you have a newborn it’s too early. It’s actually the perfect time to start showing your interest in the future wellbeing of your children. Sometimes our actions speak much louder than words. I am glad to tell you that you can save 50% off today from your application fee!! The promo code: BLOG1617 will save you $25. Plans to be offered starting at less than $47 per month, providing a variety of affordable options for families For the third consecutive year, Plan prices remain near historic lows Florida families can now take advantage of prepaid tuition plans that remain near historic lows for the third year running, following Saturday’s kickoff of the...

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Chevron + #FuelYourSchool + #webcitygirlsLIVE
Oct26

Chevron + #FuelYourSchool + #webcitygirlsLIVE

 Chicas we are thrilled to partner with Chevron to support a wonderful program for our Public Schools in Miami-Dade called #FuelYourSchool. Chevron helps make a difference in communities like yours by helping fund materials and supplies for local public schools through DonorsChoose.org . #FuelYourSchool has raised $1.5 million for Miami-Dade County Public Schools  since 2013! Teachers can submit classroom projects up to $1,000 via DonorsChoose.org. until November 15, 2016. From October 1 through October 31, 2016, please fuel-up to support Chevron’s #FuelYourSchool program! For every 8+ gallons fueled at a participating Chevron and Texaco gas stations, $1 will be donated, up to $500,000 to help fund classroom projects on DonorsChoose.org. This Friday, October 28 we are inviting all our friends to Fuel up for the weekend as part of our last push for this wonderful initiative to help our children have a great experience with Teacher classroom projects. For our community online we have a GIVEAWAY of $100 Chevron Gift Certificate. For Giveaway Rules please visit this link > http://bit.ly/2dHV8jt See you online during #webcitygirlsLIVE Facebook at 8:30am ET this Friday and by the way, Michelle Fay, Y100 On-Air personality will be transmitting LIVE too, so it promises to be super fun!!! If you are in the Doral area ( Chevron 368 – 10690 NW 41st. Doral, Fl 33172) please stop-by as Michelle will be giving away some $25 Chevron Gift Certificates!!!! Love that at Chevron, they believe that effective education, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), can help foster bright young talent for the future workforce and healthy economic growth of our country. Visit FuelYourSchool.com, where you can track the progress of funded projects at public schools in each city, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram....

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Gran Apertura Bowlero en Miami
Oct19

Gran Apertura Bowlero en Miami

 Artículo es patrocinado por Dime Media, pero todas las opinions son mías. Desde que yo era una niña me encantaba ir a jugar boliche con mis amistades. Nunca se trato de quién jugaba mejor sino de lo chévere que la pasabamos cuando estabamos juntos. Cuando leí que Bowlmor AMF, el líder mundial en el entretenimiento de boliche había invertido millones de dolares en renovar su centro ubicado en el Dolphin Mall de Miami llamado Bowlero enseguida pensé en lo divertido y perfecto para los niños que hago “mentoring”. Cuando llegamos a Bowlero Miami había una atmósfera chic, fascinante, que los chicos mencionaron que pareciera estar en un club. Estaban tan emocionados de estar ahi. Esta vez pude llevarme a cinco de los chicos. Empezamos jugando Laser Tag, que por cierto solo uno de ellos lo había jugado antes, así que fue una nueva experiencia para los demás y que mucho nos divertimos. Después nos fuimos a jugar boliche que también fue una nueva experiencia para la mayoría de ellos. Me fascina escuchar a los chicos reirse. Me da una satisfacción enorme verlos gozando. Después de los juegos fuimos al restaurante dentro del lugar y mientras cenabamos hablamos de lo mucho que disfrutamos estar en Bowlero a su vez planeando cuando regresaríamos de nuevo. Nuestros hijos son pequeños por tan poco tiempo. Tomen el tiempo de crear momentos especiales, momentos que los chicos se llevaran con ellos toda la vida. Les recomiendo Bowlero para crear esos momentos inigualables así sea con sus familiares, fiestas privadas, eventos corporativos o como hice yo hoy me que pedi permiso a los padres de estos chiquillos para compartir una noche muy especial de la cual se que nunca se olvidaran. Para obtener mas información sobre Bowlero Miami, visite bowlero.com                  ...

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JCPenney One-Stop Shopping Place!
Oct05

JCPenney One-Stop Shopping Place!

 You know that feeling you get when you have to get ready for a special occasion, you have no idea what to wear and the event is in a couple of days? Last week as you know, I was part of the wonderful WebCityGirls #UnstoppableLATINAS social media adventure and of course, needed to look my best. Thankfully, I partnered with JCPenney on an influencer shopping experience. #UnstoppableLATINAS Miami Domenica, Lelany, Lynn, Fernanda, Linda I had the best time at JCPenney’s because they are a one-stop shopping destination offering a variety of stylish and affordable fashion, home and beauty merchandise. A broad assortment of products from leading private, exclusive and national brands are available at very reasonable prices. Amigas please check out my social media story and all the fun I had feeling beautiful and very happy with my new outfits from JCPenney at the Dadeland Mall in Miami. Se los recomiendo and congratulations to friend Janie Flores who won the incredible $300 JCP gift certificate from our #UnstoppableLATINAS Karaoke Giveaway Party!!! . @JCPenney + Big Assortment + Leading Brands + Affortable Prices = Great Look for #UnstoppableLatinas event. #ad pic.twitter.com/mtkIY9xAvi — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 25, 2016 . @JCPenney has a variety of cocktail and party looks at great prices. Loving this look pic.twitter.com/CaucXvOjCL — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 24, 2016 It was such a fun evening at the fiesta this past Saturday. I found the perfect outfit at… https://t.co/oIJWpX9h84 — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 27, 2016 @jcpenney yes it was teasing me to give it a new home 😂. Got lots of compliments at #UnstoppableLatinas with this pic.twitter.com/N7v7cSO2Tb — Linda Ponder (@Ponderela) September 26, 2016 So excited to keep the Kareoke fiesta going all-night dressed by @jcpenney for my story on #unstoppablelatinas Thank you #jcpenny #moda #style #hispanicheritage #herenciahispana #latinas #music #musica A photo posted by linda (@ponderela) on Sep 25, 2016 at 8:06am PDT It was such a fun evening at the fiesta this past Saturday. I found the perfect outfit at @jcpenney for the #unstoppablelatinas karaoke party 🎤 🎉🎶👍👏 #ad #fiesta #hispanicheritage #hispanicheritagemonth #hispanos #heritage #fashion #moda #affortable A photo posted by linda (@ponderela) on Sep 27, 2016 at 5:55am PDT Thank you so much JCPenney it was a memorable day and evening and your were a big part of it!!!!  ...

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Now is the time to Prepare for your Child’s College Education
Sep29

Now is the time to Prepare for your Child’s College Education

 This post is sponsored by the Florida Prepaid College Board, through my role as a Believer Blogger. All thoughts are my own. There is no equal love to the one we have toward our children. We want the best for them. We are their first teachers and we hope that we do a good job at parenting. I think the most important thing of all is that our children know without a shadow of a doubt that they are loved no matter what happens. As parents we think ahead and plan for everything in our children’s life by day, weeks, months and their future. Everyone agrees that receiving a college education without incurring a substantial amount of student loan debt allows students to focus on building a better future for themselves. Since 1987 the Florida Prepaid College Plan has grown to become the largest and longest continuously running prepaid plan in the nation thanks to Stanly G Tate’s exceptional vision and dedication to Florida’s future generations. A Florida Prepaid College Plan allows families to prepay the cost of college tuition, required fees and dormitory housing based upon projected future costs. When your child is ready for college, the plan pays the tuition and registration fees covered under the plan at any Florida College or State University. If your child attends an out-of-state college or private college, the plan will pay the same amount as it would pay at a public college or university in Florida. Did you know that college graduates benefit from a higher employment rate and stronger earning potential? A student with a bachelor’s degree can earn $1.6 million more in their lifetime than a student with only a high school diploma. Investing in their future today will ensure a brighter tomorrow. Not only does a Florida Prepaid College Plan give you peace of mind about your child’s education, it will make you feel great about their future. We understand that saving for college can seem stressful and just downright scary. Relax, and know we’re here with the tools to help you find the right plan for you. Myfloridaprepaid.com is the resource for helping you in every way possible. Our College Savings 101 interactive Conversation is a fun and informative way to learn what Florida Prepaid Plan options might be best for you. Our online Pricing too is a quick and easy way to instantly calculate your preferred Prepaid Plan cost. Here is an example of one of the Florida Prepaid Plans I would like to share with you today. I really think this is a great idea, check it out. 1 Year Florida University Plan: Now...

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Chef Hamlet Special Guest #UnstoppableLATINAS
Sep26

Chef Hamlet Special Guest #UnstoppableLATINAS

 Over the past couple of action-packed days, WebCityGirls’ Founder, Lynn Ponder @webcitygirls has been honoring Hispanic Heritage in partnership with Ford Motor Company through a 4-day live social reality adventure #UnstoppableLATINAS. Along with amigas and fellow Latina influencers Domenica Mena @domenicamena, Fernanda Chacón, @cookandmove, Miss Carnaval Miami Lelany Barea and Linda Ponder @ponderela, they have been sharing inspirational stories and fun events related to Music, Food, Sports, and Culture. Pero hoy webcitygirls is all about LA COMIDA as we continue our #UnstoppableLATINAS adventure by celebrating Hispanic Heritage in food con nuestro amigo venezolano Chef Hamlet!     Over the scope of his career, Chef Hamlet has hosted and produced more than 300 interviews with top personalities from the worlds of music and entertainment and has led food reports and segments for various international and local Miami television stations. As a contributor to Univision’s 28-day digital fitness and nutrition challenge Reto 28, he helps inspire registrants to lose weight through healthy eating. Now a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association, you can also watch him as host of Vme’s show “Sazón para el Mundo,” where he offers viewers quick and easy recipes infused with flavors from around the world. Make sure to follow along en las redes on Tuesday, September 27, as Lynn @webcitygirls and Fernanda @cookandmove join Chef Hamlet en la cocina for a special Facebook LIVE as part of #UnstoppableLATINAS adventure! ¡No se lo pueden perder! Aquí está la receta muy sabrosa, sencilla y saludable that Chef Hamlet has shared with us. Por favor, if you try it let us know, okis!   Ensalada Andina (4 personas) Ingredientes: •    3 tazas de col rizada picado (kale) •    1 taza de quinoa cocinada •    1 taza de tomates cherry en mitades •    1/2 taza de cebolla en cuadros pequeños •    3/4 Taza de mango en cuadritos •    1/2 taza de nueces o almendras Preparación: Se mezclan todos los ingredientes en un bowl grande y se agrega el aderezo al gusto. Aderezo de Balsámico Blanco y Menta Ingredientes: •    1 taza de aceite de oliva •    1/2 taza de vinagre balsámico blanco •    3 cucharadas de Miel •    1 taza de hojas de menta •    1 cucharadita de pasta de chili •    Sal y pimienta al gusto Preparación: Se colocan todos los ingredientes en una licuadora y se bate hasta crear una emulsión.  ...

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