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Simple Banana Bread Recipe with Walnuts & Chocolate Chips

February 2, 2018

Banana bread is one of my favorite breads, muffins, you name it. Not only is it a classic, but you could pretty much enjoy it anytime of the day. Recently I discovered an easy banana bread recipe and I just had to share it with you. Now the secret to a delicious banana bread is ripe bananas. The darker the better, but if you can’t wait for the bananas to get brown, you could also use speckled brown bananas. If your…

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Celebrating Final Days of Summer with Homemade Kahlua Banana Dulce de Leche Gelato

August 27, 2016

This Kahlua Banana Dulce de Leche Gelato recipe post is sponsored by JCPenny. All opinions are my own. Final days of summer are around the corner.  As everyone is getting ready to ship their kids back to school, I’m holding on to the few weeks we have left.  Lucky for me and other Southern Californians, summer doesn’t really completely go away.  I have to admit, we are pretty spoiled with constant sunshine all year around. Since we do get to enjoy…

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5 Super Easy Pie Recipes for National Pie Day

January 24, 2017

Pie, pie and more pie, January 23rd is National Pie Day!  Who doesn’t love a good pie? It’s the ultimate comfort dessert and that no one can resist when it’s sitting in front of them.  The only thing that keeps me from baking a pie more often is the work.  Some recipes can be a little challenging, from making fresh crust to creating your own filling from scratch!  I don’t have time for all that.  So I did a quick…

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Top 5 Cooking Alexa Skills to Help You Become a Pro in the Kitchen

January 18, 2017

At this point I’m sure everyone already knows about Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and its Alexa skills.  But how do you decide which skills to enable that will actually work for you?  I use Alexa a lot, in fact I have her in every  room in my home.  That’s how much I like her and how helpful she has been to me. The one place I use Alexa often is in the kitchen.  Let’s face it, the kitchen is the hub of our home.…

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Mexico Getaway: 5 Things To Do During My Mexico City Visit

April 6, 2015

I’ll be heading to Mexico City for my next business journey and as usual it will be a short trip.  This means I have to squeeze in what I can to explore the beautiful city of Mexico.  This will be my first visit and as a tourist, I do plan to do touristy things like visiting Palacio de Bellas Artes (Bellas Artes Palace), Museo Nacional de Antropología (National Museum of Anthropology) and the heart of Mexico, el Zocalo.  It’s forgivable on my…

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