15 Healthy Dinner Ideas!

15 Healthy Dinner Ideas!

Hi friends, Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017 and all the goodness that it brings! Are you among the zillions of folks who have made healthy eating a resolution? If so, I have 15 healthy dinner ideas for you, skimmed from the best and brightest of Pinterest. As I am…

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Happy New Year! Goodbye 2016!

Happy New Year!  Goodbye 2016!

Hi friends! It's Saturday, December 31st. Happy New Year! As I sit at my desk, sipping on a cup of coffee, I find myself reflecting on the joys and blessings, sorrow and tears of 2016. It's been a hell of a ride, hasn't it? In the midst of the memories,…

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25 Things You Don’t Know About Me!

25 Things You Don’t Know About Me!

Hi friends! I've seen a bunch of people lately sharing posts titled, "25 Things You Don't Know About Me." They're so much fun to read! I like getting to know people a little better. Some things people share, can be a little strange, but that's what makes it interesting, right?…

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21 Christmas Cookies! A delicious roundup!

21 Christmas Cookies! A Delicious Roundup!

Hi friends! It's baking season! This time of year especially, you'll find me baking cookies. Gingerbread men, Snowball cookies and of course, my favorite Melted Snowman Cookies are always on our baking list! Christmas Cookies are the things from which Holiday Memories are made! I love that my granddaughter already…

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Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies

Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies

Hi friends! Happy National Cookie Day! I can't think of a better way to celebrate than to share a fun recipe, Dorie Greenspan's Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies, and a recent baking adventure too! This is my granddaughter, whom I affectionately call "Mini Sous." She's holding my grandmothers rolling pin. This…

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“Dorie’s Cookies” at Melissa’s Produce!

“Dorie’s Cookies” At Melissa’s Produce!

Hi friends! Baking season is in full swing! If you're like most, you're probably making cookies for the holidays! I have a list of seasonal favorites, plus another dozen (or more) new things I want to try. It's what happens when you're a wee bit cookie obsessed. These gorgeous cookie…

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Crockpot Chocolate Candy Clusters!

Crockpot Chocolate Candy Clusters!

Hi friends! How are you doing? Did you survive Thanksgiving? Are you ready for Christmas? We had a great time on Thanksgiving! All the kids, their significant others and of course, Mini Sous and Mini Two came over to eat! We even managed to squeeze in a few family photos…

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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix for #SundaySupper

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix For #SundaySupper

Hi friends! I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the next few weeks. This is my favorite time of year! Not because of the shopping (seriously, not my thing!) but because people seem to have such big hearts. We are giving and forgiving. We love…

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Top 12 Pecan recipes for National Pecan Month

Top 12 Pecan Recipes For National Pecan Month

Hi friends! November is National Pecan Month! Pecan Pie has always been one of my favorite desserts for Thanksgiving. Believe it or not, there are other ways to enjoy Pecans. My little bakers heart knows about pecan cookies and shortbread, pies and bars, ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls and bread pudding stuffed…

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Zapien’s Salsa Grill and Taqueria

Zapien’s Salsa Grill And Taqueria

Hi friends! Earlier this week I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend a media lunch for the grand re-opening of Zapien's Salsa Grill and Taqueria in Pico Rivera, California. We had a wonderful meal and watched a cooking demonstration by Chef and co-owner Marco Zapien. This little family…

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