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Raspberry Moscow Mules

Raspberry Moscow Mules

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateTheSummer #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. Play responsibly. A Moscow Mule is a cocktail made with vodka, a spicy ginger beer, and lime juice, garnished with a slice or wedge […]

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Movie Night With Crunchkins

Movie Night With Crunchkins

Friday Family Movie Nights are no joke around here. My kids start planning for it days ahead of time. While it is fun to watch a movie as a family, I think they really enjoy it because they get special treats. On Friday after school we make our way to the store where the kids […]

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Chipotle Beans and Taco Salads

Chipotle Beans and Taco Salads

Thank you Vons, Albertsons, and Pavillions, for sponsoring this post. Check out the new Signature family of brands from Vons, Albertsons, you and Pavillions,, with more than 4,000 Signature products available and a 100% money-back guarantee. With the end of the year fast approaching, I think I am finally able to say that I getting […]

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Tapas, Wine, And Chardonnay Red Pepper Eggplant Spread

Tapas, Wine, And Chardonnay Red Pepper Eggplant Spread

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlackBoxSummer #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. When a friend calls you to tell you to come over because she needs to vent, you go. Not only because you need a […]

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Osso Buco Bahn Mi Sandwiches

Osso Buco Bahn Mi Sandwiches

  There are some meals that require a bit of labor and time, but in the end, they are so worth it. Osso Buco is one of those things. While it requires a bit of slow cooking time, the end results are a beautiful veal shank with meat that is falling off of the bone […]

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Hummus- The #UnofficialMeal

Hummus- The #UnofficialMeal

After a long day of school and after school activities, my kids come home starving. And my kids don’t get hungry, they get HANGRY. Seriously makes for one unpleasant ride home. Immediately upon entering the front door, they are in every cupboard possible looking for something *they* would like to eat. Because I do not […]

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Starting New....

Starting New….

As I mentioned in a few posts back, 2016 is the year for change within our family. We have taken great effort in becoming more active, watching what we eat, and striving to get more organized. For the last couple of months, my family and I have been doing hikes around San Diego County every […]

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Winter Fancy Food Show Favorites

Winter Fancy Food Show Favorites

A few weeks ago I spent the weekend in San Francisco at the Fancy Food Show. This show showcases thousands of companies and products. Here are some of my favorite new (and old) items! Please note that I have not been compensated in any way (monetary or free product) for this post. As a true […]

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Raspberry Almond Cake

Raspberry Almond Cake

If you have ever met my daughter Anna, you would know that she is a mini me in every aspect. She looks exactly like me, has the same ‘tude, and absolutely loves to bake. Sometimes I question if I made her all on my own, no father chromosome involved. For Christmas this year she asked […]

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Tips For Heathy Eating on a Budget

Tips For Heathy Eating on a Budget

Was Healthy Eating one of your New Year’s Resolutions, but you find it challenging because you are broke from Christmas? Well, changing your unhealthy habits to healthy habits does not have to break the bank. Check out my eBay Guide for tips on transforming your meals and bulk buying foods! I was selected for this […]

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Sloppy Joes Pizza Rolls

Sloppy Joes Pizza Rolls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #YesYouCAN #CollectiveBias Sloppy Joe Pizza rolls are the perfect thing to serve to a crowd of grown hungry men or messy kids. They have all of the wonderful nostalgic sweet flavors of a sloppy joe, but are carefully […]

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Snack Stadium and Carne Asada Nacho Bites

Snack Stadium and Carne Asada Nacho Bites

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias This year we created two bucket lists, one for the family and one for TheSeasideBaker.com. One of the items on my blog’s bucket list was to create a snack stadium. Year after year I would search […]

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Arancini- Italian Rice Balls

Arancini- Italian Rice Balls

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! I took a much needed blogging break and focused on the family. We focused on family traditional recipes in the kitchen and ate our hearts out! One of the recipes that I have been meaning to share are these Arancini or Italian Rice Balls. They have been apart […]

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Cranberry Orange Cake

Cranberry Orange Cake

Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to dive head first into the Holiday season! But it is kind of hard when you still have a fridge full of Thanksgiving leftovers! There are thousands of recipes out there for the perfect recipe to use up left over mashed potatoes, turkey, and even stuffing. But […]

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Apple Head Cider

Apple Head Cider

In Southern California, we have to wait until practically the day of Halloween to carve our pumpkins otherwise we will be left with a hot moldy mess when it is Trick or Treating time. I try to explain this to my younger kids, but they just don’t get it. So in effort to hold them […]

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Baked Apple "Apple Crisp"

Baked Apple “Apple Crisp”

Happy Tuesday friends! Today I want to share with you all a new promotion my friends over at Apples4Ed.com are launching, Buy an Apple, Help a Student! This promotion will help schools with building new gardens, improving their libraries, updating their technology, revitalizing playgrounds, and enhancing resources for their teachers! From now until Novermber 15th, […]

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#Ad Teriyaki Glazed Cornish Hens

#Ad Teriyaki Glazed Cornish Hens

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuicyGrilledCornish #CollectiveBias One of my favorite meals growing up was Teriyaki Glazed Cornish Game Hens. I have an uncle who is an ah-mazing cook, and this was one of his specialties. We always knew that when we were […]

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Blueberry Almond Butter Cookies

Blueberry Almond Butter Cookies

Strolling through my Instagram and Facebook this week, I found that 99% of kids started school. We still have 2 weeks before school starts, which means that we can hit up our favorite touristy spots and not have to deal with lines! But before we do so, we have to get fully prepared for the […]

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Smoked Fish Carbonara

Smoked Fish Carbonara

Being a food blogger means that I have to spend hours in the kitchen almost every day developing and testing recipes. When it comes to dinner on most nights, I am worn out. Generally my brain is depleted of any creativity and I resort to the classic easy dishes. Sometimes, however, I will get a […]

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Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers

Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers

When the ridiculously short fig season rolls around, I try to buy as many as possible. We absolutely  love fresh figs in our home, and I also love baking and cooking with them. They definitely add a WOW factor to dishes. Take these Fig and Mascarpone Cracker Appetizers for instance. Aren’t they pretty? These garnished […]

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