Author Archives: Nicole

Turn A Plain White Cake Into A Festive Treat With These Holiday Cake Ideas

I love spending my time in the kitchen, but during the holiday season I have a million things to do, so anyway I could take a short-cut I do. The other day I needed a festive cake for a party … Continue reading

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The Tamalada Kit

It seems more and more of my close friends are wanting to make homemade tamales this year, and have come to me to ask what exactly they need to make this serious labor of love happen. I start by asking … Continue reading

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How To Make Holiday Bow Tie Cookies And Hair Clips

Everything seems to be wrapped up in a bow at this time of year, from presents to cookies to hair clips. A bow insinuates a gift of some sort, even if it is worn on a person’s head, in this … Continue reading

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Holiday Treats At Disneyland

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. My family and I were given one day park-hoppers and meal vouchers by the Disneyland Resorts to aid me with this post. We had a wonderful time and all opinions are 100% my … Continue reading

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A Christmas Fantasy Parade And Lovely Gingerbread

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. My family and I were invited to the Disneyland Resort and given park hoppers and meal vouchers as an aid to write my post. Thank you Disneyland for a magical day! I love … Continue reading

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Creamy Cheddar Chipotle Mashed Potatoes

Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the California Milk Processor Board and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. My dad comes from a long line of excellent cooks. Even he has the touch … Continue reading

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Viva Navidad 2014 Disney California Adventure

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. Disneyland Resorts gave me park-hoppers and meal vouchers for my family and I to aid me with my post. This is the scene of Viva Navidad 2014 at Disney California Adventure. It is … Continue reading

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Poblano Mushroom Barilla Mac And Cheese

Ay! My Mom…. I can’t take her anywhere. It was 15 years ago, I was navigating my way through the food scene here in Los Angeles. Trying out all the newest hot spots with the most promising chefs hidden behind … Continue reading

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Talking Holiday Food With Stars Of The Latin Grammys 2014

Awww the glitz and the glamour of the Latin Grammys were blinding. Yes, I was on the green carpet this year on behalf of Walmart, as the stars strolled down the walkway to head to the show. It was definitely … Continue reading

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Festive Pancake Made With Cake Mix …. Inspired by Airwick

People assume if they walk into my house and smell something delicious that I must be baking. That wouldn’t be so far fetched I guess, since most of the time I am baking or cooking something sweet. The fragrant baking … Continue reading

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