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Back to School with Chiquita & Tips on Getting School Ready! {Giveaway}

Back to School is upon us.... Some moms are more than ready for that early morning drop off, waiting to exhale and relax in the quiet calm; other moms are holding on to the last days of summer, sleeping in and gearing up for more beach days. Whichever type of mom you are, know that Chiquita has the snacking covered! We were thrilled to give Chiquita Bites a try! Chiquita Bites are fruits … [Read more...]

Mirasou Wine, Easter & Pairings {Sponsored Post}

For the first time in a couple years I am not hosting Easter! Phew. Instead I am hosting a bridal shower for my sister at a local wine bar the day before. Fun is sure to be had (blog post about the big day coming soon!). What occurred to me while planning this bridal shower though is why not combine the wine bar experience with a wine tasting during the Easter festivities?! Kids get to egg hunt, … [Read more...]

Sangria Sunday with [yellow tail] {Sponsored Post}

This past Sunday I truly needed to unwind. We went to the local strawberry fields and when the kiddos and myself got home, we were filthy and exhausted. It was a spring-time like 90 degrees (I am being sarcastic...I am not ready for summer...) and had something cookn' in the crock pot. What better time to indulge a bit and have some "me time" with a delicious bottle of [yellow tail} … [Read more...]

A 6th Birthday Tea Party with Minted

Last weekend I hosted my daughters 6th birthday tea party at our house. Eight little girls all decked out, pinkies up and ready to sip tea like the Queen of England. We made fascinators from headbands, feathers and tulle. We ate deviled eggs like nobody's business... pink deviled eggs. Minted provided the invites, banner and the cute table decorations. I love their Party Decor. It's always well … [Read more...]

Sfincione di San Giovanni (Sicilian Christmas Pizza) by World Champion Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio

Since my grandmother died, my family has yet to find a recipe similar to her pizza. It was not like ordinary pizza. Not a lot of cheese, not much sauce, some anchovy in the sauce- very Sicilian. This recipe is something that reminds me of her and definitely something I will be making this Christmas Day-- Sfincione di San Giovanni (Sicilian Christmas Pizza). Sfincione di San Giovanni … [Read more...]