Albondigas, also known as Mexican meatball soup, is such an easy meal to make. Last night I decided on a whim to make it. Today has been a cold, gloomy, and rainy day which equals perfect weather for any warm soup. Some of you probably have a mom or abuelita who makes the best albondiga… Continue reading Albondigas
DIY Mini Christmas Trees
Back in the day I used to make lots of my own Christmas decorations. I've made wreaths, canvas drawings, ornaments and Christmas trees. Some of my wreaths have broken over the years due to poor storage, but the items that seem to have withstood the test of time are my mini trees. I made these… Continue reading DIY Mini Christmas Trees
Best Stuffing Ever!
Oh stuffing... the grandeur of Thanksgiving dinner. Yes the turkey is great. Sure the ham and gravy are necessary; but if you ask me, Thanksgiving dinner is just not complete without the stuffing. I crave THIS stuffing every year around this time. I have it once a year and it's my favorite! (soon to be… Continue reading Best Stuffing Ever!
French Toast Casserole
Our mornings are usually the busiest moments of our day. We're either running around getting ready for softball games or rushing to get to school and work on time. I'm always looking for ways to make quick easy meals when we're on the go. I was excited to make this breakfast casserole bake because I… Continue reading French Toast Casserole
Quick 5 minute post! I accidentally stumbled upon the perfect meatball recipe the other day. It was a day like any other for this working momma of two, scrambling to get homework done and wondering what the heck we were gonna eat for dinner. We were on some sort of spaghetti and pasta binge to… Continue reading Mom’s Meatballs
Don't knock it till you try it. Beef enchiladas are a thing. Tonight, I made beef enchiladas and they were scrumptious! So full of flavor I can't wait to eat the leftovers tomorrow. Ingredients: 1 lbs ground beef 1/4 onion, finely chopped 8-10 flour tortillas ( warmed up ) Enchilada sauce 1/4 cup Monterey Jack… Continue reading Beef Enchiladas
Celebrating the holidays with my little family brings me so much joy! This year, I feel Emma's excitement for it more than ever now that she's five (and a half, ☺️). I brought out the Christmas decor earlier than normal this year and I'm not even sorry. It makes me so happy. Now that she's… Continue reading Paper Snowflakes
You guys, it's been over 90 degrees outside these past few days, so naturally I decide to make caldo (cocido) for dinner. It doesn't matter how hot the weather is, I'm always in the mood for some cocido, I am Mexican after all 😉 This recipe is a true replica of my moms homemade cocido.… Continue reading Cocido
Little Red Riding Hood
Take a look at last years costume. A cute simple Little Red Riding Hood❤️ I needed to think of something simple to make that didn't require much sewing, since most of our stuff were in boxes in the garage. This time last year we were in the middle of trying to sell our house and… Continue reading Little Red Riding Hood
A League of Their Own
Emma's Fall softball season is about to start and what better time to reintroduce our 3rd year costumes. Emma was 3 years old and ended up being just about the cutest little Rockford Peach I ever did see! I love love love the movie "A League of Their Own" and one night it just came… Continue reading A League of Their Own