Family Fun with Cheetos “Bag of Bones”

Cheetos "Bag of Bones

As soon as my boys start to see signs of Halloween on TV and in the stores we visit, they immediately start thinking about what costume they will wear on October 31st. No matter the age, many of us still want to dress up as a favorite character or scary monster. A thing that I […]

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5 Mom Wisdom Tips

One of the fondest childhood memories of my mother is how she always had her morning routine, which included of course taking care of my sister and I prior to heading off to work. The smell of her breakfast cooking in the kitchen would be our alarm clock…the aroma of chorizo and “papa con huevos” […]

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Share The Table Now!

Barilla Lets Share the Table

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla, but opinions are my own. Having a nice family meal is something that many of us can take for granted. When it comes to all of life’s responsibilities; work, kids, etc., taking the time to enjoy a meal with loved ones becomes difficult […]

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Baseball – My Growing Love For America’s Pastime

baseball americas pastime

Nowadays, I look at baseball through an unfiltered lens as I really didn’t know much about the game growing up. I certainly wasn’t a kid that went to the ballpark when I was young even though Dodger Stadium is a mere 15 miles from my childhood home. It was also a rarity to have baseball […]

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Sincerely Happily Married {Happy Wives Club}

This post is part of the Happy Wives Club Blog Tour which I am delighted to be a part of along with hundreds of inspiring bloggers. To learn more and join us, CLICK HERE!  My husband and I have been married since 2000 and we are approaching our 14 year wedding anniversary in May.  We have […]

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Who Wants It More, You Or Your Child?

sports family-

Who Wants it More, you or your Child? Being supportive of your child’s activities; whether it is athletics, music, dance, computers, etc. is critical. Just as important however is knowing how much to “push” your child as there is a fine line between support and literally ramming your child into something that they have little […]

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Recurring Fever Syndrome “Flare Up”

Recurring Fever  Syndrome “Flare Up” We had a really tough week! The weekend after Thanksgiving my youngest was feeling ill.  He was dealing with fever, joint pains, headaches, doctor visits and blood withdrawals. My youngest son has been dealing with some type of recurring fever syndrome for most of his life, and this Recurring Fever […]

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Sopa de Fideo {noodle soup}

sopa de fideo

The other day before my son got out of the car he said, “Mom, Will you make Sopa today?”  Sopa is a mexican version of easy chicken noodle soup.  I love to cook – especially when my kids request one of their favorites. I remember as a child that this type of request was made […]

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Notre Dame….Why Not?

notre dame

Ru-dy! Ru-dy! Ru-dy! My sons (7 & 8 years old at the time) watched the TV screen with big smiles on their faces cheering on Rudy. Tyler, my oldest, fell in love with the tradition and the mystique of Notre Dame. In the movie “Rudy” the main character struggles to achieve his dream of playing […]

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Wordless Wednesday {pumpkin carving}

wordless wedneday-pumpkin carvings

This was the first year that the boys did not require any help! They each looked at the book of patterns and chose what they wanted and started carving their pumpkins. I loved watching them enjoy carving their masterpieces and reminiscing about previous Halloweens.

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