Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn

I’m not sure why, but Fall to me means popcorn time. I mean, don’t get me wrong, Fall also means pumpkins, cinnamon and snack size candies (Hellloooo Halloween candy aisle — I missed you)…but it also means it’s time for caramel corn and kettle corn! During the Fall months growing up, my Mom used to surprise my sister and I with caramel corn (speaking of caramel corn, you.. ....more

Buffalo Chicken Poppers

My mom and I are both...more

Blueberry Ginger Popsicles

According to the calendar, it’s Fall. However, Florida (along with the rest of the South) has not gotten the message. It has been cooler the last two days — which means it has only been a high of 88 ....more

Donut Bread Pudding with Buttery Rum Sauce

I took five weeks off for official maternity leave and I swear it has only been two weeks. When you live in a constant world of butt wiping, baby feeding and daytime sleeping…you tend to forget what day (or heck, month!) it is. Jorge went back to work last week and he actually flys to Seattle tomorrow for work ....more

Ellie & Lyla’s Birth Story

I am so happy to announce that Ellie Renee and Lyla Marie are here! They surprised us by coming 3 days early — on August 15th, 2014! I was scheduled for a c-section for Monday, August 18th at 7:30 am (which would have put me at 37 weeks and 2 days) ....more

Peach Barbecue Sauce

This is my last post before the twins come. Whoa. When I started this blog back in 2008, Jorge and I had just gotten married ....more

Apple, Cheddar & Turkey Panini

Tart green apples and sharp cheddar are meant to go together. It’s one of my favorite snacks! With the twins showing up any day now, Jorge and I have been struggling to find more quick and easy lunches that don’t come out of the freezer ....more

Thai Iced Tea

Jorge took me on one of our very early dates to a Thai restaurant. It was my first time ever having Thai food and I had zero clue what anything was....more

No Bake Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecakes

Happy National Cheesecake Day! Oh, and Happy Birthday to Jorge! Funny how those two wonderful events coincide every year ....more

Final Pregnancy Update!

I can’t believe it, but we are finally here! We have a little over 2 weeks left to go, if Ellie & Lyla...more