Sous Vide Creme Brûlée

Sous Vide Creme Brûlée

This post is in collaboration with Hamilton Beach. All opinions are 100% true and my own. During the holidays, it is always nice to have an extra hand. Unfortunately as much as we would appreciate the extra help, most times we do not get it. That’s when the help of a special appliance comes into […]

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Pesto Salmon with Spinach Garlic Quinoa

Pesto Salmon with Spinach Garlic Quinoa

‘Tis the season for busy! With the holidays just around the corner, our minds are focused on the big meal, not dinner! I don’t know about you, but when I am prepping for Thanksgiving, my family always suffers. After cooking all day for my upcoming Friendsgiving this weekend, I am so tired and cooked out by […]

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Tijuana Part 1- The Food and Beer Scene

Tijuana Part 1- The Food and Beer Scene

The first question everyone asks when I tell them I am heading across the border is “Is it safe?” In my personal opinion, yes, it is safe. I have never once encountered a problem and have met nothing short of amazing and gracious people.With that being said, I hope all of you will consider a […]

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Ghostbusters Movie Night

Ghostbusters Movie Night

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #CatchMoreData #Ghostbusters #CollectiveBias Every holiday we have a movie to kick off the season and we usually we watch it while we are decorating the house. Then probably ten more times because my kids are […]

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Easy Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

Easy Homemade Tomato Basil Soup

As the nights become chilly, we are craving warm, cozy meals more and more. Tomato Soup and grilled cheese sandwiches make the perfect combination for a delicious fall/winter dinner. As I was researching what and how to talk about this soup (this doesn’t happen often, but I was at a loss for words today), I […]

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Quick Pumpkin Swirled Breakfast Bread

Quick Pumpkin Swirled Breakfast Bread

This post has been sponsored by Pillsbury, however all opinions are my own. #ItsBakingSeason With the holidays just around the corner, we begin to focus on the “big” meal. You spend days preparing leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas, wake up early to put the bird in, and continue to prepare for the rest of […]

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Red Velvet Halloween Cake

Red Velvet Halloween Cake

Welcome new San Diego 6 News Followers! We hope you enjoyed our special Halloween Movie Night Special! Here is the cake that was featured! Enjoy! It is finally October therefore I can finally post Halloween themed desserts without feeling too bad, right!? I could have started Halloween in August (when I start my Christmas music) […]

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Halloween Macarons

Halloween Macarons

Whenever we have a ton of eggs, a batch of French Macarons is in the near future. I like making them because I usually can get two recipes out of the three eggs, seeing as how I only use egg whites for this recipe. After housesitting my mom’s house and her 6 chickens, we found […]

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Zombie Party

Zombie Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias It’s officially October which means we can finally start talking about Halloween. It’s about darn time as I have been planning it since early this summer. I have been wanting to throw a Zombie Party […]

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread

So the last post I did, Pumpkin Tiramisu, I was going on and on how it is feeling like fall here and that we managed to skip our September heatwave. Well, boy did I jinx that. The following days were brutally hot, reaching the low HUNDREDS on the coast. Because we are on the coast, […]

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Caramel Apple Rolls and a trip to Puerto Nuevo

Caramel Apple Rolls and a trip to Puerto Nuevo

For the last few years I have been without a valid passport. It was always on my list of things to do, but I somehow never got around to doing it. Well, when we booked our Europe tickets last year, it was something that had to be done! Now that I have it, I want […]

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Pumpkin Tiramisu with Molasses Cookie Crumb

Pumpkin Tiramisu with Molasses Cookie Crumb

It is officially the first day of fall! How exciting! I have been scrolling through Fall recipes for the last 3 months on Pinterest, and recently came across this one from Foodie Crush. Combining pumpkin and pumpkin spices with tiramisu in a pie form sounded like the perfect fall/Thanksgiving dessert. Not to mention it is […]

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Football Watching Party

Football Watching Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #NotSoFastMom #CollectiveBias This year I have officially become a football mom. I have been a soccer mom for over a decade, but football is different. There is so much more energy in the bleachers! Now, don’t think […]

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Fresh Fig Topped Spice Cake

Fresh Fig Topped Spice Cake

Unlike most years, this September has been on the cooler side. Like we have to wear a sweater when we go out in the morning and evenings. Normally September is one of the hottest months in Southern California! So, of course, the brisk mornings amps up my fall needs and has me in pumpkin spice […]

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Bourbon Glazed Peach Fritters

Bourbon Glazed Peach Fritters

At the beginning of summer I worked overtime to create fun and delicious recipes to post while I was on vacation. Clearly, I ran out of steam and never actually ended up posting them! So before summer is officially over and we dive into pumpkin spice galore, I wanted to share one of our favorite […]

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Chanterelle and Gruyère Tart

Chanterelle and Gruyère Tart

Some of you may have noticed my absence here on the blog this summer. It was a crazy 3 months filled with long beach days, playdates, and a month long trip to Europe. While I had prepared a ton of posts to go up while I was traveling, I never actually got around to doing […]

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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Back to school time is extremely chaotic in my home, especially this year with 3 kids going to different schools in different counties. Needless to say, I need to be prepared for the morning the night before. Because we have to leave so early in order to get everyone to school on time, it is […]

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Mango Lassi Breakfast Bowls

Mango Lassi Breakfast Bowls

This sponsored post is brought to you by Cacique and Society Culinaria. Last year we started a new weekend cooking routine, in an effort to avoid the endless “I’m bored” comments of the weekend. Every Saturday my daughter finds a recipe, shops for the ingredients, and prepares the meal with little help from me. My […]

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Blackberry Crumb Bars and Ralphs' New Click List

Blackberry Crumb Bars and Ralphs’ New Click List

Have you ever needed just a few items at the store, but completely dreaded making an appearance in society that day. Or, are in desperate need of groceries because you teen miraculously devoured an entire week’s worth of snacks in one day, but you know that if you lug all the kids with you, your […]

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Steak Taco Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice

Steak Taco Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice

I can create amazing concoctions with butter and sugar and turn a few leftover refrigerator ingredients into a gourmet meal. But make a pot of rice? That I cannot do. I don’t know what it is, but I always end up with a burnt pan and crunchy rice. With brown rice being a major part […]

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