Watermelon Wednesday: Aqua Fresca 4 ways

Watermelon Wednesday: Aqua Fresca 4 ways

“I carried a watermelon.” I actually carried two (these 2) in my tummy and during both pregnancies consumed more watermelon than I probably should have. So we are all HUGE watermelon fans and will gladly carry them any distance to enjoy the perfectly sweet, crispy, juicy fruit. We can easily polish off a small watermelon each in one sitting so I always purchase more than one. If you’re looking for a cool treat to beat the heat and like watermelon than today’s recipes are for you. Also, I rarely share motherhood advice but rather tips that I’ve picked up along the way but recently learned an important lesson that I think is important to share with other mamas.

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Farmer’s Market finds: Green Goddess Salad & Dressing

Farmer’s Market finds: Green Goddess Salad & Dressing

Summatime and the living’s easy. The weather has been remarkable so take advantage of getting outside to visit our local Farmer’s Markets. Check out my Fresno Farmer’s Market guide along with a recipe for a Green Goddess Salad and dressing made with ingredients that can all be purchased at the farmer’s market right now. Can’t wait to see what your Farmer’s Market Finds.

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Mermaid party for my daughter's 3rd birthday

Mermaid party for my daughter's 3rd birthday

My daughter turned 3 in June. I love hosting parties and making special memories with friends and family. This year was special since our 2nd daughter was just 1 month old, so it was a great opportunity for people to meet her. It was also the first party hosted in our new home. I am very late on the post but wanted to get a little recap of the special event together. 

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A Lovely Life Collaboration- Girlfriend Gathering Appetizer

A Lovely Life Collaboration- Girlfriend Gathering Appetizer

I had the privilege of working with Kelly from, A Lovely LIfe, to create a menu for a girls' Summertime gathering. Today we are sharing the first course, a lovely appetizer- Bruschetta Bites. You can look forward to a few more posts in collaboration with A Lovely Life over the next few days. I hope this helps you soak in the last few weeks of Summer.

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Toddler Tuesday: Busy Box for Traveling

Toddler Tuesday: Busy Box for Traveling

Last Summer my husband and I traveled with our 2 year old daughter to London for a week, then on to Croatia for 3 weeks. I am sharing my tips for traveling with a toddler to reduce stress and make the trip more fun for everyone. I would love for you to share your experiences and tips in the comments below.

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Peach Popsicles

Peach Popsicles

Kids love popsicles but even I love popsicles! Making them at home is a fun activity to do with my daughter and teaches her a lesson in physical changes as well as a lesson in patience because we have to wait for it to freeze. I am enjoying experimenting with new flavors too. Next I'm testing popsicle  recipes to float in my glass of wine for an adult flair as well as recipes using Raizana Tea- a local business brewing up delicious new flavors.

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