Are you ready for Girl Scout cookie season? Word on the street (okay, not the street, on the blogs) is that there’s a new cookie this year called “Mango Crèmes.” I wonder if the flavor was inspired by the mango-loving Latino population? After all, we got Dulce de Leche cookies in 2008, (and did you know that Girl Scout’s CEO is Latina?)
FUN FACT : Between 2001 and 2003, Girl Scout sold a variety of cookie called “Ole Oles” which were similar to Mexican Wedding Cookies.
• Ford invited 150 bloggers from 10 countries for two nights at their headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan for the 2013 Ford NAIAS Digital Summit. The experience offered a look at what Ford is doing with fuel efficiency, sustainability around the world, quality and new technology programs. The following Latina bloggers were invited to the event: Ana of SpanglishBaby, Denisse of Ahorros Para Mamá, Jeannette of Hispana Global, Lynn of Webcitygirls, Rory of Mamá Contemporanea Gaby of SuperLatina, Rachel of The Art Muse, Monique of Curves and Chaos, Alba of Independent Mami, Byrdie of LATISM, and Teresa of Checa la Movie.
• Maria of Sex on the Beach is organizing the second annual HeartCamp. The second annual HeartCamp takes place at Hotel Urbano in Brickell on February 2nd. According to Maria, “The event features amazing speakers from all walks of life – from medical professionals to artists, life coaches to authors – all talking about the physical, emotional, spiritual and creative dimensions of the heart. Visit 2013.heartcamp.org for more information.
• Vianney of Sweet Life Bake was featured in the following articles: 10 Margaritas to Make You Wish For Summer on Baby Center, Healthy No-Cook Recipes on Bostlnno, Pozole de Frijol on NoshOn.It, and Babble’s Ginger round-up.
• Pauline of Aspiring Mama announces the launch of e-book anthology, Strong like Butterfly, a “collection of strong and inspiring essays from women who celebrate the You that You Are Right Now.” To learn more visit GirlBodyPride.com.
Okay Latinas, ¿qué pasa con ustedes? What have you been up to? Do you have exciting noticias about yourself or one of our amigas? We want to know about it! E-mail us with the latest happenings in our Latina community and links to stories that feature our fellow blogueras. We may share it here on Latina Bloggers Weekly Round-up next week!