Moqueca – Brazilian Stew {Giveaway}

Moqueca – Brazilian Stew We are currently obsessed, glued to the TV watching endless hours of soccer matches. We can’t get enough of them, so exciting!  We also enjoy learning more about the host country Brazil with its abundant green parks and stunning landscapes. A melting pot of cultures, flavors and wonderful food the coverage… 

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Sweet Life Disclosure: This post was sponsored by BACARDI® Mixers through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about BACARDI® Mixers, all opinions are my own. Cucumberita Summer is in full swing in our house.  With no rush or fuss to get out the door every morning we are enjoying quiet… 

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Patriotic Moscato Gelatin Shots

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Gallo Family Vineyards and Latina Bloggers Connect. Patriotic Moscato Gelatin Shots Every year my mom makes a fantastic gelatin mold for the kids table.  Brightly colored layers of gelatin mixed with fresh fruit and topped with fluffy clouds of freshly whipped cream.  The kids can’t get enough… 

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Savory Peach-Melon Cocktail

 Savory Peach-Melon Cocktail I’m excited to announce I’m partnering with Old El Paso this year to create easy, fresh and quick dinners your whole family is sure to love.  They invited me to spend a few days in Austin, Texas – of course I said heck ya!  We began our trip learning all about Old… 

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Peach Limeade

Peach Limeade I went peach picking y’all!  I have been craving sweet, juicy peaches from Fredericksburg, Texas for what seems like forever.  I planned a day trip three times this month and something always came up to disrupt our plans.  Made me crave those dang peaches even more. We were finally able to get on… 

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Easy Picarones

Easy Picarones Have you tried picarones?  A popular street food sold in Peru is crisp from the outside and soft, doughy, airy from the inside.  They are sold in plazas, street corners and cultural festivals where I was first introduced to them. I had my first Picarones at a cultural festival in my early 20’s.  It… 

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Summer Salad with Avocado Kiwi Dressing #SummerSalad Prize Pack Giveaway

Sweet Life Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Avocados from Mexico. I received compensation for this post, however all opinions stated are my own.  A Summer of Salads Celebration with Avocados From Mexico When the Texas temperatures begin to climb, climb, climb the last thing I want to do is spend a… 

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Biscochitos Biscochitos, also known as bischos are golden buttery cookies enjoyed at weddings, baptisms and throughout the Christmas season.  The original recipe was brought to Mexico by the Spanish in the 16th century and were called mantecados.  The traditional shape served during weddings is a diamond shape to signify purity. Declared New Mexico’s official state… 

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