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Watermelon-Lime Soda

Watermelon-Lime Soda I’m heading to Frio this weekend with the entire familia to float down the river.  Enjoying the Frio river has become a yearly family tradition, a last hurrah for the kids before heading back to school. We’re hitting Frio a little late this year due to my travel schedule and a few kinks… 

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Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Pepita Dressing

Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Pepita Dressing I recently left for a week on a fascinating adventure to Wyoming, more on this soon I promise.  This had been the longest I had been away from home, ever. I usually travel for Sweet Life a quick weekend, a few days, but never a week.  It took all… 

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Pinto Bean Sausage Quesadillas

 Pinto Bean Sausage Quesadillas Football season is officially back!  And every great football game needs great – football food! I enjoy having the entire familia over on Sundays, we lounge on the couches, kick up our feet and watch the game. I clear off the coffee table, throw on a tablecloth and set out platters of… 

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Peach Bourbon Sweet Tea

Peach Bourbon Sweet Tea I’m still hanging on to summer, which is easy living in South Texas with our daily highs holding steady at 95 degrees.  Juicy peaches, sweet watermelons and crisp cucumber have been my choice as of lately to spruce up my weekend cocktails.  Muddled, juiced or used to infuse simple syrup my… 

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Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet Life Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Nature Valley™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Nature Valley™ Protein Granola, all opinions are my own. Granola Chocolate Chip Cookies I was addicted, obsessed with Oat and Honey Nature Valley™ Granola bars during my junior year in… 

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Mexican Breakfast Pizza

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sabra Dipping Co, LLC. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Mexican Breakfast Pizza Mi carino is all about breakfast.  It’s his favorite meal of the day, the meal to kick off his day and the energy source to fuel him well past lunch. He often calls… 

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Frozen Strawberry-Chile Margaritas

  Frozen Strawberry-Chile Margarita Why not make your weekend celebration even brighter with these easy-to-make frozen strawberry-chile margaritas? These strawberry-chile margaritas start with real strawberries-plump, juicy and bursting with summer goodness!  Add a heaping spoon of green chiles for a warm touch, no need to worry these margaritas are not spicy. The green chiles enhance the sweet… 

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SweetPotato Churro Bites

Sweet Life Disclosure: this is a compensated campaign in collaboration with California Sweetpotatoes and Latina Bloggers Connect. However all opinions and ideas are 100% my own. SweetPotato Churro Bites We’re doing the back to school dance or least I am.  Summer flew by this year with traveling, spending time with the familia and staying up way to late,… 

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