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AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa 2014

There are only a few events that sincerely steal my heart each year, and AltaMed’s “East LA Meets Napa” is one of them. I love this awesome event for a number of reasons, but the one that really stands out … Continue reading

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How To Blister Shishito Peppers And The Latest From Melissa’s Produce: The Great Pepper Cookbook

I’ve had my nose stuck in this cookbook lately.  You know the feeling when every page has something new and exciting to offer…. Melissa’s Produce : The Great Pepper Cookbook is doing that for me.  It really is the ultimate guide to … Continue reading

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Mac & Cheese And An Arugula Salad In Under 18 Minutes

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, if not for work, just because I love it.  I absolutely adore being in my element creating and tasting…. if the temperature is right.  Now that the warm weather is starting … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Horchata Paletas Partner With My Summer First Aid Kit

When I first found out I was pregnant I knew I wanted a boy! There is a photo of me crying out of pure joy with a little sign that says “It’s A Boy!” I had heard it was hard … Continue reading

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How We Have Been Growing Happy The Last Few Months

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Knowledge Universe. However all opinions are 100% my own. I love to go from being a mess to getting work done.  I’m not only talking in the literal sense, but the physical sense too. … Continue reading

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Tasting Menu at Dodger Stadium

Did I ever mention that I’m obsessed with the Los Angeles Dodgers?  Well I am.  So much so that we recently changed our cable company of many years because it no longer showed Dodger games.  A few days ago I … Continue reading

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Walmart Pushes The Environmental Envelope With Conservation On Sustainability

A few weeks ago a film crew from Arkansas (the home of Walmart) came knocking on my door, and wanted to get my perspective on sustainability. When I was first approached about the idea, I jumped at it thinking “this … Continue reading

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Cajeta Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake For The Premios Billboard 2014 Awards

This post is sponsored by Sprint. The other day I happened upon an ice cream sandwich cake on the internet. It looked so good and tempting. I don’t know why, but it just had my name written all over it. … Continue reading

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Cheesy Garlic Bread Made With Mama Francesca Parm

 Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Mama Francesca Cheese. However all opinions and the recipe are 100% my own. I think I have confessed here on my blog before that my family and I split ways when it comes to … Continue reading

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Drinking Old Orchard Juice

If you read my blog, then you know how much I adore my grandfather. He has made such a huge impact on my everyday character, and who I am in general. Without him as a role model, I don’t think … Continue reading

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