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Mexican Pizza Sticks

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. Mexican Pizza Sticks I’ve never actually had Mexican style pizza until today.  So before making it, I went online searching for some ideas and found lots of variations.  Some used salsa base pizza sauce others use the traditional tomato base […]

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Fun Halloween Food

Fun Halloween Food I prefer the fun Halloween food that doesn’t have brains and blood. I just have a hard time getting past it. I bought a whole chicken from the store one day and when I got home I discovered that the brand I picked out included the head, feet and other guts with […]

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Baby Shower Gift and Decor: Diaper Wreath

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect! Preparing for a baby is exciting! And I especially love celebrating mom to be with a baby shower.  I’ve always struggled knowing what to get a mom to be, that pretty much has everything. So my go to gift is diapers–practical […]

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Halloween Decor: Boo Wreath

Halloween Decor: Boo Wreath You’re not going to believe what I made this wreath from.  You won’t believe that it only took me 10 minutes to put together and not only that but I had everything in my house to make it! I love all things fall so I don’t  do much Halloween decorating because […]

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Halloween Chocolate Fudge

This is the perfect Halloween Chocolate Fudge! I’ll be first to tell you that no matter how easy the recipe says the fudge is to make, I haven’t been able to master it–until now!  This fudge was perfect!  And let me tell you after my last two fails–I ‘ve gotten really good at tasting not […]

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Chocolate Dulce de Leche Banana Bread

This recipe is perfect for this time of the year not only because of it’s rich caramel flavor but it’s Latin inspired, just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month! I don’t know why I’m so particular about banana bread you would think I wouldn’t be so picky since I’ve eaten BIG ants in the jungle, guinea […]

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Mommy & Me Preschool (Week 1)

Mommy & Me Preschool (Week 1) So, you’re wondering how my first week of homeschooling three kids went. It was hard, man, it was definitely a challenge, but we survived.  I really think and I’m hoping that once we get into a groove it will get easier. Actually, I know it will get easier. As […]

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Barn Yard & Farm Animals Craft {TP Tubes Craft}

I had no idea when I was making this Barnyard & Farm Animals Pretend Play craft, that it would be a HUGE hit. My little one slept with his barnyard pretty much every night for a week. Took it to preschool to show it to his friends. Takes it with him when we go to church […]

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Fun Fall Snack for Kids: Olive Owls

Fun Fall Snack for Kids: Olive (I love) Owls! Healthy Treat I don’t always have time to make our boys food fun but we are still enjoying lazy days and I was up for the challenge when I was asked by California Ripe Olives to come up with something fun!  I think this O-live (I […]

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Easy Summer Treats: Ice Cream Sandwich Bar

I love easy! And I love how this Ice Cream Sandwich Bar turned out! The dipping station was full of so many yummy options I could stand there and just eat from there. My toddler had so much fun picking out his own dipping options for his ice cream sandwich! Easy Summer Treats: Ice Cream […]

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Ice Cream Party!

I scream for ice cream! I scream for an ice cream party! This was a simple gathering that I put together for my sons class as a back to school party.  But this would work for any occasion. This was such a fun party to throw, enjoy all the ideas. Here’s some simple décor that […]

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Dinosaur Activity: DIY Excavation & Hatching Egg

There’s nothing like a Dinosaur activity to get my boys excited!  Their are lots of versions to the Dinosaur Eggs online: sand, clay, dirt and water (which is the one we did). This one was the easiest and I could manage to squeeze in our very long list of things to do to get ready […]

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#Ad Simplified Cooking: Cilantro Lime Chicken Pitas

I am a member of the Colectiva Latina®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Colectiva Latina and its advertiser. I absolutely hate being ruled by my schedule.  When I first started blogging, I decided to start an e-zine but I quickly realized that it was controlling me. […]

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A Simple DIY Birthday Gift Kids Love! (surprise inside)

This is the best birthday gift ever!  Seriously, every kid we’ve given this gift to has been totally excited about it and even more, when they open it up and discover the money!  Are you ready to find out how to make this Simple DIY Birthday Gift Kids Love? The best thing about this Bubble […]

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Easy Cinnamon Crisp Tortilla Bowls

I’m not sure if Cinnamon Crisp Tortilla Bowls would fall into the authentic Mexican desserts category but once you taste it you’ll notice the hint of Mexican flavors bursting in your mouth. Since it’s Cinco de Mayo, I have a confession to make. Or maybe a few.  This all may come as a shock, so have a seat: […]

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#ad Cinco de Mayo Party Appetizers: Orange Chipotle Chicken Wings

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. With Cinco de Mayo around the corner you’re going to love my easy party food, Mexican flavored Wings: Orange Chipotle Chicken Wings.  It’s a tradition in […]

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Zucchini Pizza Bites (How to Avoid Soggy Pepperoni Bites)

  These Zuchinni Pizza Bites or I’ve also heard them called Pepperoni bites are aaaahmazing.  It’s my new favorite go to lunch snack!  It’s fast, delicious and healthy!  I’ve been trying to eat healthier but I keep getting off track so I’ve started up again this week. Since I haven’t been eating healthy for the past couple […]

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Spring Cookie Balls: Easter Chicks

My name is Mari and I’m obsessed with Easter chicks.  Ahhh, I feel much better.  Seriously, I love little Easter chickies. They are absolutely adorable. One year I had an Easter Chicks theme party for our second born whose birthday happen to fall on Easter. So, cake balls are yummy but these cookie balls were amazing and easier to […]

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