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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Pumpkin Chocolate Quick Bread

Pumpkin Chocolate Quick Bread

Hi friends! Baking season is upon us and this week, I have a fun new recipe for you! Pumpkin chocolate quick bread. It officially qualifies as my one pumpkin recipe for the year. Ha! Y'all know how I feel about pumpkin, right? I have a confession to make too... Yep,…

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Stacked Sweet Potatoes for #SundaySupper

Stacked Sweet Potatoes For #SundaySupper

Hi friends! We're nearly a week into November and I'm already dreaming about Thanksgiving. Are you? We always have a big turkey, cheesy smashed potatoes and oyster dressing. Those are traditional. The rest of the meal however, is always changing. As we've welcomed more people into our family, they've brought…

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Easy Rustic Apple Tart

Easy Rustic Apple Tart

Finally! The weather is starting to cool down here in Southern California. We may get our two weeks of Fall-ish temperatures before it goes back up into the 90's again. While it's cool, I'm going to take advantage of being able to bake in the middle of the day and…

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21 Recipes with leftover Halloween Candy!

21 Recipes With Leftover Halloween Candy!

Hi friends! Happy Sunday! This month has been a basket full of crazy, but life is finally beginning to settle down. Wait...if those words get out into the universe, things might twist and turn and become crazy again. Ha! Let's keep our fingers crossed that doesn't happen. In the midst…

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Lester Farms – California Farm Water Tour

Lester Farms – California Farm Water Tour

In the five years I've been a blogger, I never would have imagined the opportunities or the incredible amount of knowledge I would gain as I traveled this path. This past weekend, I was with the California Farm Water Coalition, taking a tour of the Sacramento Valley and the northern…

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