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Kids Eat Free… in San Diego!

San Diego is a beautiful, family oriented city. From Sea World, the world famous San Diego Zoo, plus the proximity to Disneyland, you can't beat SD! Here is a list (courtesy of red tricycle San Diego) of restaurants around the county where kids eat for FREE! Keep in mind that they could change the day, so call ahead of time before taking the trek with the kiddos-- Enjoy! If you know of any … [Read more...]

Recipe- Crock Pot Beef & Broccoli

Simple, delicious and great for the mom on the go. Crock Pot Beef & Broccoli 1 lb boneless beef (I used thin sliced steak, but any type of stew meat could work too!) 1 cup beef stock (bouillon cubes is ok moms) 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup terryaki sauce 1 T Sesame oil 1t grated ginger 4 cloves finely minced garlic 2 T cornstarch 2 T water Fresh … [Read more...]

Recipe- Asian Style Pulled Pork and Slaw

Yum is all I have to say about this easy-peasy recipe. Sweet and salty, tangy and delicious all on a bun. Ingredients: One nice sized pork roast Dijon mustard terryaki sauce (I used Kikoman) 4 T soy sauce 4 T grated ginger (I used the tube kind-- already grated for you!) garlic cloves (to taste- I used about 4) buns of your choice (or if you are going low carb, then get some … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Orange Muffins

Oh how I love a good muffin. A little chewy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside. Now this muffin recipe is a little different than your run of the mill banana muffin, or even your basic orange muffin, but rather a combination of heavenly tastes and aromas! Don't let the ingredient list fool you-- it's simple and straightforward-- I actually had everything on hand... a … [Read more...]