Summer picnic time is here! What’s your signature dish? You know, the one that you bring to picnics & BBQ’s that everyone raves about? Mine is the Bacon Cheddar Chive Biscuits with this Broccoli Cauliflower Veggie Salad as a close second. I love those biscuits, but sometimes I like to bring veggies just to be […]

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St. Lucia is home to three Sandals resorts. We stayed at Halcyon, the smallest, boutique style resort. The other two are Sandals La Toc, complete with dramatic cliffs and one of only two golf courses on the island and Sandals Grande, the biggest resort with the most party like atmosphere. While staying at any Sandals, […]

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Summer time is full of fun trips to the beach, hiking new trails, or road tripping. Sometimes you need a fun treat that is easily packed. Enter Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies). Its that childhood treat that you’d forgotten all about! Its easy to make ahead of time then toss into small ziplock baggies for […]

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Getting out onto the water is a must in the Caribbean. The water is so beautiful and calm that it feels like you can just be out there forever! We took advantage of the calm waters and spent the day kayaking out to a small private island. It’s one of the benefits of staying at […]

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Our Wanderlust Wednesday series is traveling down to the Caribbean this month & I will be sharing our trip down to the stunning island of St. Lucia! I am looking forward to sharing sun soaked island photos. It has been one of the most amazing places that we’ve visited. If you missed out on some […]

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Fourth of July is tomorrow! Happy Independence Day! I’m looking forward to doing some BBQing, maybe sitting poolside for a little while, & wrapping up the night with a bike ride to see the fireworks. My Mother in Law gave us a big basket full of beautiful, home grown lemons that are just begging to be […]

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With Fourth of July celebrations coming up next week, I am partnering with Estrella Jalisco to bring you a fresh and light pairing for your summer family celebration! How refreshing does a Beerita sound??? Mixing an all natural, organic agave sweet and sour & tequila with light, refreshing Estrella Jalisco makes the perfect summer drink […]

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I am excited to partner with LA VICTORIA® Brand again to bring you another West Coast inspired recipe. You may remember LA VICTORIA® Brand from my posts on Coconut Shrimp with Spicy & Sweet Salsa dipping sauce or Sweet & Spicy Turkey Tacos. I love using LA VICTORIA® Brand because its inspired by the bold […]

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Variety is the spice of life. Too often I fall into the habit of eating the same set of dishes & just rotating them through my week. I try to challenge myself every so often to try cooking with new ingredients. Something I’ve never cooked with before is Daikon. Its a white, tubular root in […]

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