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Cherry & Chicken Spinach Salad

Time to switch up your salad game!? Try this Cherry & Chicken Spinach Salad made with beets, goat cheese, avocado and chopped pecans for a tasty new lunch dish. Cherry is not something I typically put in a salad but when I saw these bright beautiful red cherries in the store, I knew I had […]

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Aloe Vera Yogurt & Fruit Bar

I have the most fun and tropical fruit bar idea made with delicious Aloe Vera Yogurt by our sponsor Alove. This is another super simple breakfast idea for the whole family or a group of friends. I discovered Alove Yogurt at a food conference a little while back and loved the concept. They take little […]

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The Best Burrata Capresa Pasta Dish

Burrata Caprese Pasta

I started thinking about how I don’t really make pasta during the summer and realized I wanted to come up with a fresh summer pasta. This Burrata Caprese Pasta is great for a hot summer day because, although it is hearty, it is also refreshing with bold flavors. If you’ve tried my Burrata Caprese Bites, […]

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Spicy Italian Dogs

Spicy Italian Dogs

I’m loving this Spicy Italian Dogs recipe for summer chillin and grillin days! When we are home on the weekend we spend as much time as we can in the backyard, which calls for grillin! If you’re looking for something different than hot dogs, you’ve got to try these Spicy Italian Dogs made with Spicy […]

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Travel Bag Essentials for Road Trips

Road Trip Essentials

After the many road trips we’ve taken over the years, I’ve come across a few tips for road trip essentials that I have to share! Just over the weekend we took a trip to Disneyland and one to Legoland. Road trips always run more smoothly with a good bag (or 2!) packed and ready to […]

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The best watermelon spritzer

Watermelon & Lime Spritzers

Spritzers are my absolute favorite cocktail right now. I love the little spritzers in the can and of course, made at home spritzers, like this Watermelon & Lime Spritzer. It is super light, refreshing and perfect for summer parties. Best thing is it’s only 4 ingredients so it comes together really quick! I used to […]

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Charles and Dinorah at The Pearl Hotel

Brunch at Charles and Dinorah

Brunching with the ladies can be few and far between these days so when we have the opportunity, we go all out. I was invited to try Charles and Dinorah located at The Pearl Hotel near Shelter Island in San Diego. What a charming little hotel with mid-century decor. Charles and Dinorah is a great spot for […]

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