Babushka's Baile

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

#TMNT Movie TWEETY FIESTA!!! August 5 at 9 pm EST @BlogginMamas @AlliedHispanic


Babushka miss the #TMNTMOVIE ?? JU SO FONII!!! BB's looking forward to it so much, we're having a Pre-Movie TWEETY FIESTA!!  

#TMNTmovie Twitter Party 8/5/14 at 9pm EST. Party with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and #BlogginMamas

HolaHolaHola My Beautifuls!!

Join Bloggin Mamas & @TMNTMovie as we host the #TMNTMovie Twitter Party on Tues, 8/5/14 9p EST!

JOIN us AS we celebrate the new film & talk about your favorite NINJA TURTLES!

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City AS Shredder AND his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything FROM the police TO the politicians. The future IS grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise FROM the sewers AND discover their destiny AS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work WITH fearless reporter April AND her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick TO save the city AND unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comes to theaters August 8th, 2014 starring Megan Fox and Will Arnett, directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Time: 9:00-10:00pm EST / 6:00-7:00pm PST

Hashtag: #TMNTmovie

Presented by: @TMNTMovie and @BlogginMamas

Moderators: English- @HeLoEnterprises Spanish- @BBabushka

Co-hosts: @EnzasBargains, @BayAreaMommyCom, @MamasMission, @AshaButterflys, @MommyPowers


During the Twitter Party there will be a chance to win one of the following prizes by answering various TMNT Trivia. Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries.

Grand Prizes

2- $100 Amex Giftcard + TMNT Nintendo video game

First Prize

1- $50 Amex Giftcard + TMNT Nintendo video game


2- $25 AMEX Gift Card + TMNT Mini-Poster

RSVP Prize

1- $50 AMEX Gift Card + TMNT Mini-Poster

U. S. Residents age 18 and over are eligible to enter. For complete rules and to RSVP, please visit:

Now, it's not a costume party, but if you want to...


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

We're #HungerHeroes Por Favor say you'll be one too!! Join @ClubTysonLive & BB TWEETY FIESTA! 8/7 1-2 pm ET $550 in GC

HolaHolaHola My Beautifuls!!!

Do you love a good Twitter Party aka TWEETY FIESTA?!!?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party that will give you more info on how to become a Hunger Hero by simply purchasing a product your family already loves. On August 7th at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #HungerHeroes Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing  ways you can help feed hungry kids, and giving you a chance to win prizes!

Now y'all know Babushka makes a joke about almost everything, pero as a Cuban Abuela, we just don't joke about going hungry- especially niños! Tyson Chicken Nuggets is making it easy for us to help fight hunger. Tyson will donate a meal each time a Tyson® Fully-Cooked Chicken Nuggets 5 lb. bag are purchased at Sam’s Club during the month of August. Talk about a Terrific Twofer!! What an easy way for all of us to give back! There is no need to spend more than you normally would, or even make extra trips anywhere. Just pick up a few bags of Tyson Chicken Nuggets and spread the word, the more people who purchase these bags, the more little mouths we can feed!

Please join me and RSVP for the #HungerHeroes Twitter Party on SoFabChats!

DATE: Thursday, August 7
TIME:  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
PRIZES: 5 - $100 Sam's Club Gift Cards
EARLY BIRD PRIZE: 1 - $50 Sam's Club Gift Card

How To Participate In A Twitter Party on SoFabChats!

TIP:  How to join a Twitter Party - sign in! Before party starts, click on the green “Sign In On Twitter” bar at the top of the page!

TIP: Who to follow at a Twitter Party? Follow the Party Team by clicking on the Twitter handle links on the RSVP page!

TIP: Want to win Twitter Party prizes? RSVP by clicking on RSVP button before you join the party, follow everyone on the Party Team, and tweet with the party hashtag during the party to be eligible!

TIP: How to win the Early Bird prize? Watch for chance to share a tweet when you RSVP for chance to win!

TIP: Special deals and brand coupons? Keep that option checked when you RSVP for the party!  

TIP: New to Twitter parties? Watch your column and Party Team tweet columns - they are slower paced and easier to follow!

TIP: Where to find Twitter Parties? Check out the SoFabChats Twitter Party Calendar to find more fun parties to attend!

Find more helpful Twitter Party Tips on SoFabChats!

So BB will see you there My Beautifuls- 


Friday, July 25, 2014

Babushka's Bus Brigade- @RedCoachUsa and @GreyhoundBus - The Comparison #Review

This is the Tweet that started it all. 

They were willing to do the comparison, and sent El Dr. and BB to Tallahassee. 
 All pics, observations and opinions are Babushka and grandson.

HolaHolaHola My Beautifuls!!!

This summer BB was blessed once again to have a mini vacation with my eldest grandson, El. Dr.  As y'all know, Babushka prefers the bus for Florida innerstate travel, and have been traveling this way for years. In BB's opinion nothing beats having someone else drive for you who knows the way and lets you just eat,sleep and be on the internet the whole trip.  Also, you can't beat the price- as far as gas goes, the tickets are waaayy less than what you'd pay if you were driving.  So, Babushka travel any other way? JU SO FONII!!! Now what didn't occur to me were the differences between bus services.  Wow and Woah.  An example? It's like the difference between a pedicure, and a spa pedicure. Like la diferencia entre Walmart and Target. Ahora si, BB sees you nodding.

The actual guagua/bus BB & El Dr. rode to Tallahassee

Now Y'all know Babushka loves the details- miren pa' esto, just take a look...

El Dr., remembering the last bus terminal we were in, couldn't hold back his joy.
The sitting lounge, the welcoming door, and the vending machine with acceptable prices.
Enjoying the seat with nearby plug while holding on to the snack packs.
Si My Beautifuls- they give their guests snack packs!!

You KNOW BB was open mouthed- in every meaning of that phrase.

Now Greyhound has a 50lb underbus allowance free to each passenger,
which I always thought was good.

What does RedCoach offer its passengers?

2- 50 lbs of luggage under the bus!!!

If you're a light packer, you might prefer the 1 carryon AND 1 purse Greyhound rule whereas RedCoach has the 1 carryon/1purse regulation.  For Babushka that's a hard one, since I must have my laptop, and my Popa bag w/snacks is almost a carryon all by itself. Since El Dr. was going that was ok this time.  Also ok this time was the amplitud, the spaciousness of the bus. 

Actually, it was more than ok!  Instead of the 51 passenger bus Babushka usually traveled on, the RedCoach accomodates 27.  And if you notice, one side has single seats and the other has two; that way those who travel alone can have their space and those traveling together can sit together without fear of separation.  BIG difference.  As a matter of fact, they even have assigned seats for the different types of fares. Si, they totally have different categories- First, Business, Economy. No se, but maybe because I was comparing, but BB didn't see a bad seat in the whole bus.  Es mas, note the shakiness of the picture, Babushka was in shock. Not only was the bus spacious, but the legroom...


Another unbelievable thing?  When BB last year, first told El Dr. we were going by bus he asked if they had snacks and a movie.  Of course we all laughed, but "out of the mouth of babes", who's laughing now??  RedCoach has on board movies!  Here is a short video showing how we enjoyed our ride - first class luxury for Babushka and Grandson.

Ok si, Greyhound has more scheduled trips, but in the cities RedCoach has, they also have shuttles. Buenisimo right? Imaginate, the  business meetings, hotels, the marinas,the restaurants,the shopping! Here's the link for the Miami shuttle so you can take a looksie.

 And for those parents sending their children off to a Florida University, you can't beat the comodidad and greater sense of security on RedCoach.  But BB will write for my college parents- as well as those parents who want to take a hassle free ride to Orlando, on another post. Just let it be known, that for Florida bus travel- point for point, and if I had my druthers, it would be RedCoach all the way.It may be a little bit more, but like the aforementioned spa treatment, that extra pampering is definitely worth it.

 No wonder there was no hesitation from RedCoach when Babushka contacted them through Tweety.
They've really got no competition.

Happy Travels this summer My Beautifuls!!!