Dear Son, Happy First Birthday my sweet boy! I’m rocking you to sleep as I write this, and I can't help but selfishly wish this moment would last forever; that you never grow up and that you will always stay this little. I’m listening to your every breath. I’m waiting for the occasional long, deep, … Continue reading A Letter to My Son on his First Birthday!
This guacamole recipe is BURSTING with flavor and is quick and easy to make. We eat guacamole several times a week in my house, whether it is with tortilla or baked plantain chips, tacos, toast etc...I LOVE me some guacamole. My guacamole recipe is really off the charts...The perfect balance of acid and salt along … Continue reading You Guac My World!
Spicy, creamy, crunchy, oh my… This Double Frito Buffalo Chicken Dip is one of my favorite specialties to make. I make this dip often and it is super popular whenever I go! Ingredients 2 cups shredded cooked rotisserie chicken (if you want to save time you can use canned)2 (8 oz. pkg.) cream cheese, softened1 … Continue reading Double Frito Buffalo Chicken Dip
I discovered these ooey gooey cheesy party burgers (aka Diamond Burgers) a few years ago on KevinandAmanda.com and believe me when I tell you, they are a MUST at your next party or to just switch things up for a weeknight dinner. The buttery potato bun topped with sesame seeds, the flavorful seasoned beef, spicy … Continue reading Cheesy Party Burgers
Alright people, for those who don't know, this year's color of the year is... “Living Coral” or shall I say PANTONE 16-1546 if I'm being precise. Color trendsetters over at Pantone recently announced this year's vibrant hue, making a big shift from last years shade of “ultra violet.” “Pantone Color of the Year 2019 Living … Continue reading 2019 Color of the Yr
Throughout my pregnancy, I basically avoided all scales. At each doctor's appointment I told the nurse, “Don’t tell me; I don’t want to know.” I knew I probably wouldn't like what I was about to hear. The day before Micah was born, I stepped on the scale and was faced with a scary number-55. That’s … Continue reading Mom Bod
Freedom. It’s something many of us take for granted. In today’s world it is easy to feel discouraged and hopeless at times. Just turning on the news can be emotionally draining, but spending Christmas in Meriden, Connecticut reminded me of how far we have come. It had been over 10 years since I spent Christmas … Continue reading Christmas in CT
Christmas is my favorite time of year. I love decorating the tree, the joyful music, the taste of rich creamy hot chocolate topped with a mountain of mini marshmallows with just a hint of peppermint! Mmm... This Christmas was extra special because it was the first time our little man was with us for his … Continue reading Baby’s 1st Christmas
Oh my goodness...this recipe is for the most delicious and creamy flan you will ever taste in your life. A signature staple at all of my family gatherings-it is always a hit! Make it for your next gathering and blow everyone away! Or just make the whole darn thing for yourself like I did. 🙂 … Continue reading Flamboyant Flan
I am an egg-finatic. Scrambled, Over easy, Over medium, poached, hard boiled you name it. I love it all. This recipe is easy, quick and delicious. Who doesn't love a runny egg and guacamole in the morning? I can usually whip this up in under 10 minutes. INGREDIENTS Two pieces of toast (your choice)½ cup … Continue reading A Spin on Avocado Toast