Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® & Cal Ripken Jr.

cal ripken baseball kellogs rice krispies treat

It’s spring time! This means many families are already in full swing with youngsters participating in Little League or Pony Baseball.  Our family is no different as we are at baseball practice, batting workouts, or games almost everyday. Baseball becomes a big part of family life during this time of year and I wouldn’t have […]

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Salsa de Nopales Recipe {Cactus Salsa}

salsa de nopales- cactus recipe

Have you ever heard of Nopales?  If you haven’t, it’s a form of cactus plant that is edible and at the same time very good for you.  This Salsa de Nopales recipe (Cactus Salsa)  is one that you will want to try for sure. Nopales are used in many dishes in Mexican cuisine and is […]

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Pozole? or Posole?

Chicken Pozole Verde-Easy recipe

Recently, I have been on such a soup kick.  I decided to make one of my favorites – Chicken Pozole Verde. Or is it Posole? This has been up for discussion in my family for some time but the majority of the familia says it’s Pozole. It can never be decided!  Regardless, this Pozole or […]

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The Outsiders

Outsiders Day

As some of you might know my oldest son Tyler is in 8th grade and he LOVES his English class, particularly due to some of the novels his class has been reading this year. His English teacher recently assigned the students to read “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton. The Outsiders was one of my favorite […]

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Albondigas Soup Recipe

albondigas soup recipe

A bit of chill is in the air here in Southern California and this means it’s time to make a Mexican food favorite – albondigas soup! As a small girl, this was one of my favorite comfort foods and it’s a family favorite.   In a small bowl combine ground beef, egg, 1/2 cup of […]

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Dia De Los Muertos Altar

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As a young girl, I would go to Mexico during the summer months and I have such vivid memories of many women preparing for the “Dia de los Muertos” Holiday.  Many started making paper mache’ flowers, calaveras (skulls) and they painted ceramics.  I was very fascinated and intrigued, and wanted to learn more about why […]

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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

5 mom wisdom tips california milk

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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10 Ways You Know You’re Grown Up

10 ways you know

When I was younger I thought turning 40 was “old.” Now I’m 39 years young and approaching….the BIG 4-0! The funny thing is I don’t see myself as 40 but my mind, my body and life tell me otherwise. Being grown up has it’s advantages – I partnered up with Wendy’s®  on this sponsored post […]

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Ceviche de Camaron/ Shrimp Ceviche

Shrimp recipe-ceviche

Ceviche de Camaron or shrimp ceviche is a dish that is very popular at any family gathering. Anytime there is a gathering my husband asks,”Is your dad coming?”  and the second question is,”Is he bringing ceviche?”  My father is known amongst the family to make the best tasting ceviche EVER!!!  I don’t think anyone has […]

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