Pumpkin Spice French Toast

15 Sep 2015 In: Recipes

Pumpkin Spice French Toasts

Pumpkin is popping up everywhere.  I mean pie pumpkins are out in the stores along with big ol massive pumpkins for decorating.  I guess the season is changing and fall is here.

Now even though it is still hot as sin — {exactly how hot is that to be precise??? I used to always wonder that when my mom would say that} — or how about hot like fire — you know you like that one. :-)


Anyways it hasn’t cooled down yet in these parts but fall is around the corner and that means my favorite time of year — the time where pumpkins begin baking.  I can’t wait to fill my house with the smell of pumpkin recipes.

There are so many I want to share with you…

I mean come on I know you all have some favorite pumpkin recipes, I would love to hear about them.

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Egg-In-A Hole Grilled Cheese

9 Sep 2015 In: Recipes

Egg-in-a hole grilled cheese

Yep I said it!

I don’t regret it!

What is better than a melty gooey cheesy egg-in-a hole?


How about an EGG-IN-A HOLE GRILLED CHEESE — Ooopps I apologize if I’m screaming at you right now or maybe I should just be apologizing to my computer screen I mean its she that is getting the brunt of the excitement right now oh and my keyboard also — and this baby has bacon in it too!

Egg-in-a hole grilled cheese

{KA POW} Mind Blowing… I know!!!!

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What would you say if I told you, you could eat ice cream for breakfast… would you?


If I could eat ice cream ever day I think I would.  I LOVE ice cream.  Ice Cream plain.  Ice cream with toppings.  Ice cream sundaes…

I mean it doesn’t really matter.  My favorite is chocolate with chocolate fudge.  When I was a little girl my dad used to take me and my sister at the time, to Carvel.

Do you guys remember Carvel?

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Homemade Chicken Burrito Bowl

1 Sep 2015 In: Recipes


Look at that BIG bowl of yumminess… don’t you just want to sink your teeth in that…


Do you remember when I shared my Cilantro-Lime Rice recipe with you last week.  Well there was an extremely good reason why it was made… it was to play a part in this Homemade Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe.

Yep thats right, everything you could possibly want in a burrito but in a bowl.


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Cilantro-Lime Rice

24 Aug 2015 In: Recipes


Rice is such a staple with Mexican dishes.  We love eating Mexican food at home.  When I was pregnant with KK that’s all I ate was Mexican food.  I think I ate more quesadillas and fajitas during that time then in my whole life.  To this day Mexican is one of my favorite cuisines.


and Yes, it is also one of KK’s favorites also… (I guess I had something to do with that)

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Marshmallow-stuffed S’more Cookies

10 Aug 2015 In: Recipes


S’mores have got to be the quintessential dessert that screams summer. There’s just something about gathering around a campfire roasting marshmallows, telling stories, and making s’mores that just brings a smile to my face.

I can remember the first time I ever made s’mores at a campfire, it was at camp.  I was 8 years old in Miami and we did a campfire in the late afternoon.


That was so much fun….

Do you remember the first time you ever roasted marshmallows and made s’mores?


Now in these parts summer is soon coming to a close with just two weeks left before the homework, projects, and running around begins…who am I kidding the running around is already beginning this week…


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Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Pancakes

3 Aug 2015 In: Recipes

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Do you ever have those morning where you wake up and think to yourself “What am I going to make for breakfast this morning?”

Even though it’s summer time my husband and I really don’t have a lot of time to spend with the kids in the mornings so when the weekend rolls around I always try and make something special and quite yummy.  Pancakes are one of the many favorites in our house and I love making Buttermilk Pancakes.


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Except that when I woke up I remembered oh yea that buttermilk is going to be used for a different recipe.  Of course I didn’t feel like running to the store to buy some so I made an alternative… these Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Pancakes.

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Cannoli Poke Cake

28 Jul 2015 In: Recipes

Cannoli Poke Cake

Have you ever had a Cannoli before???

You know those Italian fried tube shaped pastry shells filled with a pastry cream sprinkled with mini chocolate chips dusted with powdered sugar!

If you answered no, we are seriously gonna have to talk…

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If you answered yes, then one point for you :-)

Mmmm Cannoli’s…. YUM!

Well this cake pays tribute to Cannoli’s.

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I’m feeling a little emotional today.  It’s my oldest’s birthday.  That’s right Julian is 13 today.  I can officially say I have a TEENAGER!!!!

Holy %$#&!!!!!  

Where did the time go??? I know I just had to say it.  I think I’m still a little in shock.  You see in the past year so many changes have happened that it still has my head spinning.  First of all we added an addition to our family Jacob, our youngest, who is 16 months, Kayla is in double digits now, the BIG 10, and then we turn to Juju… my Pumpkin… my first born.

Juju young

In the past year this little boy has completed skyrocketed past me.  There was a time when he was smaller than me or right at the edge.  I mean I know I’m not the tallest of the bunch, with my 5 ft 2 inch self, but come on…. this boy sprouted like a weed and is now practically 5 ft 11 inches. I know!

juju and mommy young


I find myself just staring at him–watching him, wondering what he’s thinking.  You know boys, they get to the point in their life where they think they know everything and that there mom is just annoying… I guess and that they have selective hearing.

For all those mom and dads who know that I’m talking please raise your hand!!!!

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Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Sticks

20 Jul 2015 In: Recipes

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What is it about french toast sticks that make you feel like a kid again? Maybe it’s the dunking part… I don’t know why it is exactly, but all I know is that when I make these crunchy sweet, full of cinnamon sugar french toast sticks I feel like I’m eight years old again when my mom would warm up those frozen french toasts sticks we would buy in the supermarket.

French Toast Sticks 2

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These Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Sticks are one of my daughter’s favorite breakfast treats.  Just imagine thick slices of Texas toast dipped in an vanilla-sugar egg mixture, then pan fried until crisp and caramelized, but still keeping the inside soft and fluffy.  

After cooking they are immediately tossed in cinnamon and sugar while they are still hot.   French toast sticks that melt in your mouth really!!!! Read the rest of this entry »

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