Pan Dulce French Toast: I’m officially that gal that uses every little scrap of food in the house. I’ve learned a few tricks during this pandemic of how to preserve and make things stretch for longer than usual. My grandfather was raised during the depression and was seriously the master of conserving food. Thankfully I remembered a few of the things he taught me that I used to take for granted, and didn’t pay much mind to. He would freeze bread or tortillas if we had too much in the house. Or toast bread that was a few days old and then dunk it in his coffee. He was so crafty that way.(more…)
Category: My favorite GEMS in Los Angeles
I just need to gather my myself and take a seat after the weeks we just had. I don’t think I’ve ever witnessed my city of Los Angeles in such unrest and unity at the same time. A beautifully tragic dichotomy to behold. It’s taken us a long time to get here, and we still have a long way to go. Like I said, it’s a lot to process. In that process I have been seeking more time for myself. Taking comfort in the simple things such as finding serenity in my patio surrounded by my plants with a little ‘trago’ in hand. I usually make a pitcher of Sparkling Spiked Limonada and keep it in the fridge for an easy go-to drink.(more…)
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Halloween season seems to bring out the crafty witch in me, as if a spell is cast over my hands and spooky fun begins to swirl. A recent trip to one of The 99 Cents Only Stores proved to be most valuable. You never know what you’ll find when 99-ing, there is always something new and exciting on the shelves. I roamed the isles in amazement of all the awesome halloween candy the 99 had stocked. My mind started with it’s antics of how I could use all this themed candy and build the ultimate candy box for Halloween. One with a haunted cookie house and mini graveyard attached to it. It could be used either as a centerpiece at a party or on Halloween night to dispense treats to all the neighborhood ghouls. (more…)
This post is #sponsored by Allied Contigo on behalf of The Hollywood Bowl. All opinions and recipe are 100% my own.
Have you had a chance to check out the Hollywood Bowl family friendly movie music concert series calendar yet? Oh my word. I’m so excited for what’s in store this Summer. It’s not like the Hollywood Bowl ever disappoints, and the fact that they showcase some of the best films and concerts all sunny season long conjures up a new burst of excitement in me year after year. (more…)
Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2018
DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 2018 is finally here (March 2nd – April 12th)! I was invited to a delicious day of learning all about the annual Food & Wine Festival and of course sampling too. Let me start (more…)
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Allied Contigo. All opinions and recipe are 100% my own.
I’ve lived in City Terrace / East Los Angeles my whole life and never have I seen advertisement for any form of art/entertainment hanging from street banners the way you do in areas west of downtown. For the first time ever Hollywood Bowl has taken the lead in advertising the arts in a predominantly latino neighborhood, and I (more…)