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Lavender-Cream Cheese Stuffed Strawberries

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  When we headed out early Saturday morning I wasn’t sure what to expect from the Blanco, Lavender Festival.  This was the festival’s sixth year, so  compared to my hometown’s annual festival the Shrimporee which has grown incredibly each year,  this one was fairly new.   When we arrived we drove past the town square and decided to make… 

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Blueberry Mint Infused Tequila


Blueberry Mint Infused Tequila I’m on my way to Colorado, woo-hoo!  I’ll be there shooting the next round of pictures for my cocktail book coming out this spring, have you seen the preview yet?  Check it out here >>> Latin Twist. While in Colorado I’ll also be attending a Don Julio tequila tasting with a… 

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Mexican Summer Mingle

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Mexican Summer Mingle I enjoy the entire process of entertaining from selecting the theme, setting the table, creating a new menu and begin in the kitchen preparing the food. I was over the moon when Kendall-Jackson wanted to work with me to host a summer party with a few of my friends. I decided to… 

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Infused Water


Infused Water Staying hydrated in Summer is crucial to your body.  Our bodies are up to 75% water, so after a long day at the beach, park or hitting the trails hydration is key in maintaining energy levels.   Thought there is not set standard the Institute of Medicine recommends 12 cups of water per day… 

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Grilled Pound Cake with Roasted Fruit


Grilled Pound Cake with Roasted Fruit Planning to grill this weekend? Of course you are its summer, so let’s grill up something special for dessert! Just when you thought a Southern favorite couldn’t get any better.  Thick slices of buttery pound are buttered and thrown on the grill. Slightly charred, warm and buttery grilled pound… 

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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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