If you're super, duper lucky like I am, you get to host Easter at your home. Ignore the sarcasm, I really do love hosting my family for at least one holiday. It takes the stress off of my parents, since they host almost all of our holiday gatherings. Plus, I kind of like not having [...]
Cooking with friends hasn't always been something I would have thought of as fun, but as I'm getting more familiar with the whole "cooking" thing, cooking with friends is probably one of my favorite activities. You can learn a lot about people when you get them into a kitchen! Large knives, wine, fresh ingredients, and [...]
When I think about Thanksgiving, I think about, well food. It's what I think about almost all the time. Thanksgiving is no different, of course. What is unique about my Thanksgiving, is I don't really like turkey. I'll eat sliced turkey in a hero, but I'm not a big fan of chowing down on a [...]
Rum. It's one of my favorite alcohols when it's mixed into a fabulous cocktail. Let's just say, Bahama Breeze bartenders know how to mix a good cocktail. Their rum drinks are available all year long, but they're celebrating all things RUM with Rumtoberfest at all their locations. My friend came with me to experience it at [...]
Is there really anything better than tacos? I totally love how Tuesday has become the day for taco eating. It's the best news for a girl who loves tacos, and loves eating, in general. Little Miss is a huge fan of our oven tacos I found on Pinterest. The Boy wasn't as big of a [...]
Vacations for me are more than just about having fun at amusement parks, or hanging at the beach. It's also beyond the choice of "adult" beverages available to me, and how often I can suck one of those down. What are vacations for me? FOOD. I'm not ashamed of it. I love to eat! Since [...]
I have children. I’ve fed them, and I’ve weaned them. I’ve dealt pretty well with the changes needed to their dietary requirements. In hindsight, I have to say, I've had it easy. I’ve recently been looking into several different diets that people commonly used. I had a very limited idea about how many people are [...]
A broken clavicle. Painful for not just the kid with the break, but for all around him, too. After The Boy fell off a spinning chair in his classroom on the last full day of school in June, we were faced with a painful break of a bone, for sure. We were also faced with [...]
By now, most of our kids are back in school and well on their way to a productive school year. Life is shifting, and falling back into more of a routine for most of us. Activities are popping back up on the family schedule: dance, jiu jitsu, tennis, lacrosse, soccer, and all that jazz. Schedules are [...]
Sometimes, you just want to send a little gift for no other reason than to brighten someone's day. Other times, you want to send a gift to say Happy Birthday; or, wish someone a get well after a certain someone break's, let's say, a collar bone, like a certain almost little boy; or, maybe say "Happy Anniversary;" [...]
What's the worst part about cooking? You know, besides the actual cooking? For me, there's two things I hate: shopping and measuring everything out. After cooking, well, I cannot stand cleaning up. However, that's a different post entirely. Mr. Sunflower hates when I go into a food store. As much as a save shopping online for [...]
Summer is coming. It'll be here before you know it, and that means a whole season of BBQ Party fun! If you've never been to a BBQ party, you're missing out. If you've never thrown a BBQ party, well allow me to share 7 simple steps for planning a BBQ Party!!!! 7 simple steps for [...]
You'll notice a theme for my Memorial Day celebrations....booze and dessert. I bet you didn't think you could find a grilling recipe for a cocktail! Well you can. Plus, a little ice cream grilling recipe has got to peak your interest, right? Well it's all here in my 7 Unique Memorial Day Grilling Recipes list [...]
If I could have anything in the world, I'd of course want a ton of money. Why? If I had tons of money, I could hire a personal chef. The amount of stress I would alleviate from my daily life by the simple act of having someone else cook meals for my family, and for [...]
Tuna happens to be one fish I do eat. Salmon and tuna in salad form works for me, along with lobster and crab. Plus, if you fry me up some calamari, I'm good. Anything else having to do with fish, it just doesn't work for me. The smell, the texture, the taste - fish usually [...]
It may not feel like Spring to some of us on the East Coast, but it truly is Spring according to the calendar. Since spring is in the air, my thoughts go right to spending more time outdoors. I want to enjoy the beautiful weather, and not be cooped up in the house after this [...]
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Over and over, it has been well-established that November Sunflower is not meant to be in the kitchen. I burn myself on the toaster oven at least once a day, and the smoke detectors go off at least once per day. Personally, I think it's because they are just overly sensitive. I try not to [...]
We all know the Super Bowl is the first real "test" of your will-power after you've made your resolutions for the new year. The food comes out, and you start to sweat. The alcohol starts flowing, and you're ready to jump out the window. It's hard to say no to all the food, beer, wine [...]
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We all do it, we make the "I'm going to start eating healthier this year" resolution on January 1st. We tell ourselves after the celebrations are over, I'll start eating healthy on January 2nd. I swear. January 2nd comes, and you look around your house and get totally overwhelmed at the thought of having to [...]
Getting to cook alongside Chef Cardoz was pure awesome. #100FootJourney #disneymovie #thekingcollective
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Disclosure: I received free Tazo Chai product in order to write this article on behalf of Smiley360.com. Let's just put it out there: I'm not a tea drinker. I've never loved drinking it, and honestly I do all that I can to avoid having to drink it. However, when one is given the opportunity to [...]
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The perfect Mother's Day gift for me? Anything having to do with jewelry, or food. Combine the two and you've got a great day happening!
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