{recipe} cream cheese veggie dip

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  With summer in full swing, we often have friends and family over at our house to swim every weekend. I’m always looking for quick snacks and dips I can serve to a hungry crowd and something that will be appetizing after being in the hot sun in the afternoon. The original recipe that I […]

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    enjoying our summer activities and being outdoors whenever we can park-hopping and checking out other cool parks in our area. We have a great Pirate Themed park near our  house but I’m just now discovering all these local public parks that are too cool to miss trying on ice hockey gear while at […]

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book report / first comes love & reserved

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  (Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the advance copy of these books for my honest review) First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin   I read this book while vacation in Mexico and I thought it was a good beach read. This book is about family, tragedy and how that can […]

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what I wore / summer color scheme

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I re-organized my closet and put back only items that I’m currently loving. I noticed that the colors that made it back in the closet had similar color scheme. I am loving neutral colors with lots of blue, grey and stripes. A lot of the tops and bottoms all matches with each other. So even […]

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movies at the park

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I made my annual summer bucket list last week, and we crossed off one of the item I’ve always wanted to do as a family, which was to watch movies at the park. Our little man is now old enough and (has the attention span) to watch a full length movie. We figured this summer […]

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homemade ice pops: yogurt strawberry & chunky monkey

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  I’ve made two batches of homemade ice pops in the last month and I’ve found many more flavors I would like to try throughout the summer. So far, the ones I’ve made are pretty healthy….healthy enough that I’m fine with my toddler eating it for breakfast. I want to make bigger batches of the […]

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  vacationing at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for our family vacation. We were there all week last week. enjoying the beach view, all-inclusive food and drinks and relaxing in general catching up on my sleep. I slept a glorious 8-9 hours every night eating “catch of the day” every day for lunch. I never get sick […]

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{recipe} caprese salad bites

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Summer is here! It’s welcoming us with a heatwave this week, it hit 108 degrees yesterday in our neighborhood. We spend most of our summer weekends having family and friends over to swim in our backyard. Personally, if I’m spending the day at the pool, I like to graze all day long and make recipes […]

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    completing the 12 week workout program from Sweat With Kayla app. It’s hard BUT it works and I learned that consistency is the key in order to see results. I’m starting over again with Week 1 and doing another round. This time, I feel stronger and can complete most moves without any modification.  […]

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what I wore – weekend uniform

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  Here’s what I typically wear on a weekend, when I’m spending the day running around and hanging out with my toddler. We go to museums, have picnics, take naps, go to parks and then eat our weekly burger fix or frozen yogurt. Later in the evening, we went to dinner with my parents and […]

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