Holiday Cookies with Dad & New Movie Daddy’s Home 2

Last weekend I attended an LA Mamacitas event promoting the upcoming movie “Daddy’s Home 2” with my little family. It was a fun day out with my husband, Tommy, and our soon-to-be eight month old little boy, Ben. It was a nice change being at an a event where the dads were the VIP guestsContinue reading “Holiday Cookies with Dad & New Movie Daddy’s Home 2”

Minnie Mouse Luau

I love all things Disney! Recently I was able to attend a fun family luau in Los Angeles put on by LA Mamacitas to celebrate the release of the DVD Minnie’s Happy Helpers. It was a perfect sunny day filled with pink flamingos, golden pineapples, flower crowns, tropical snacks and happy kids. Thank you soContinue reading “Minnie Mouse Luau”

Blistered Brussels and Cauliflower, 100 Years of West Coast Flavors and More!

Living in Southern California means there is always good Mexican food around. One fact about me is that I love all my food saucy! The more sauce, salsa and dips the better. In this post I am sharing three tasty and saucy recipes I recreated from the makers of LA VICTORIA® Brand. Their salsas takeContinue reading “Blistered Brussels and Cauliflower, 100 Years of West Coast Flavors and More!”

DIY Monthly Baby Update Chalkboard and Photos

I am a new mama! My husband, Tom, and I survived the first month of parenthood, and we could not be more in love with our son, Ben! I decided I wanted to do something special to track each month of his first year. There are so many creative ideas out there, and since IContinue reading “DIY Monthly Baby Update Chalkboard and Photos”

Santa Barbara, California Day Trip

 In late November I took a little Mother/Daughter getaway trip with my mom, sisters and baby niece. We had such a relaxing trip to Santa Barbara and Solvang, California. We were in Santa Barbara for the day and then made our way to Solvang about 45 minutes away where we stayed. I’ll be sharing SolvangContinue reading “Santa Barbara, California Day Trip”

Our Wedding Day

Today is my three-year wedding anniversary! It’s been three years since I walked down the aisle to Andrea Bocelli’s “Somos Novios” and said I do to the kindest and most loving husband I could have ever hoped for.  Tommy, this is for you. As I type this and look at our photos from that dayContinue reading “Our Wedding Day”

Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Pizza

Make this special Valentine’s Day pizza with your honey, your kids, your friends, family or just for yourself too! It is an easy, inexpensive and fun dish to make together.

Mexican Themed Baby Shower

Last weekend was my sister’s baby shower! We had a big family party to celebrate the parents-to-be and little baby Olivia. The party was Mexican themed with vibrant colors, handmade paper flowers and lots, I mean lots of delicious Mexican food. I am sharing all of the little details and the food here with youContinue reading “Mexican Themed Baby Shower”