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Kale Fried Rice

Kale Fried Rice

When people find out that I compete in pageants, I get one of two responses. The first (and most common) is usually, “Wow, that sounds like fun! What’s your talent?” (Thankfully Mrs. pageants do not require you to have a

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Guava Rose
A Girls’ Day Makeover and Tea

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Apr 9, 2014
A Girls’ Day Makeover and Tea

DSC_0145We recently celebrated Laurel’s birthday with a Girls’ Day Makeover and Tea Party. I was feeling sentimental and teary just thinking about how she would be gone to college in a couple of years. She hasn’t wanted a birthday party since she was 9 years old, and this would probably...

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Sweet Baked Life
Honey Vanilla Cupcakes

Apr 9, 2014
Honey Vanilla Cupcakes

Spring has sprung…and you know what that means?  Pretty baked things to celebrate the season! So get ready to bite into these scrumptious pastel pink Honey Vanilla Cupcakes. And don’t you just love this vantage muffin tin? Well, one of … Continue reading

Crazy for Crust
Perfect Sugar Cookies

Apr 9, 2014
Perfect Sugar Cookies

Perfect Sugar Cookies



I love sugar cookies. They’re one of my absolute favorites. The only thing I don’t like about them? Rolling the dough. That’s why this recipe is perfect for me. If you’re a drop-cookie girl like...

The Sacramento Bee
Teri Mena: The Mailbox

A versatile sauce

The basic hamburger served at Bidwell Street Bistro is especially delicious with the sauce it is served with. I would welcome the recipe. The sauce would enhance a number of other entrees as well.

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The Sacramento Bee
Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees

Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees


Honey is an ancient staple that’s finding new appreciation among both foodies and bee lovers.

With the season’s annual sense of renewal, spring flowers bring (hopefully) bees buzzing – and thoughts of honey.

Not surprisingly, honey sweetens many spring favorites for Passover gatherings. The Jewish holiday begins...

Foods for the Soul
Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

The softest & chewiest cookies you’ll ever eat! Packed full of lemon flavor for a lightened, skinny treat.     This past weekend, with both our significant others out of state on business travel, Dad and I planned an extra special father-daughter date. I rose with the sun on Saturday morning to get ready,...

52 Kitchen Adventures
How to Make a Mimosa Bar in 3 Steps

How to Make a Mimosa Bar in 3 Steps

TweetThis is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of La Marca Prosecco.  It is intended for an audience over 21 years of age. Even before I really liked wine, I always loved sparkling wine. I’m not sure if it’s the bubbles or the fact that it tends to be on the sweeter...

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Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Easy Chocolate Bacon Pull-Apart Bread

Apr 7, 2014
Recipe: Easy Chocolate Bacon Pull-Apart Bread

Chocolate Bacon Pull-Apart Bread



I really hope bacon doesn’t freak you out. Because it’s all over this post! And I reallllllly hope bacon + chocolate doesn’t send you screaming. It really is an amazing combo! Don’t...

Stealth Cooking
Arugula Salad with Fennel and Edamame

Apr 7, 2014
Arugula Salad with Fennel and Edamame

I've already made my first salad of the season with garden produce! Arugula is one of the first garden vegetables that I can use each spring. This year is no exception. I added some crunchy vegetables to add a counterpoint to the lettuce, along wi...



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