Author: Lala Castro

Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Date Night in Downtown Disney

Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Date Night in Downtown Disney

Valentine’s Day is next week and it falls on a Thursday. Sure, you could stay home with a Netflix movie and takeout, if you’re into that sort of night. But for Frank and I, this night is a little extra special since he proposed to […]

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Sausage Appetizer

Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon and Sausage Appetizer

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Farmer John. The following opinions, recipe and text are all mine. The holidays are here, which means there will be plenty of cooking in our home. Every year our family gets together on Christmas Eve. Noche Buena […]

How to Chop Your Own Christmas Tree in Los Angeles

How to Chop Your Own Christmas Tree in Los Angeles

Christmas is a few days away and for those who love fresh trees, it’s time to go Christmas tree-shopping. In the past few years we’ve used an artificial tree, but recently we’ve learned that we could chop our own Christmas tree in Los Angeles. That’s […]

A Charcuterie Board + 4 More Affordable Holiday Meal Ideas From ALDI

A Charcuterie Board + 4 More Affordable Holiday Meal Ideas From ALDI

The holidays are here and that means our familia is ready to start cooking and baking. In our culture, we don’t celebrate only on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, we celebrate all month long. As you can imagine, we have to set budget aside for […]

Hipcamp, the Airbnb Version for Happy Campers or Glampers

Hipcamp, the Airbnb Version for Happy Campers or Glampers

Every summer the fiancé and I plan a weekend camping trip with our golden kids, Lady, Moet & Chandon. Well by the time I realized we needed to reserve something all of our favorite spots were already booked. As some of you may know, you […]

Prepare Mom the Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch Under $25

Prepare Mom the Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch Under $25

THIS POST WAS SPONSORED BY ALDI. ALL OPINIONS AND THOUGHTS ARE MY OWN. Did you know that Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day is the busiest time of the year for restaurants? Especially if you’re planning to attend a Mother’s Day brunch. Not only do you […]

Jamón con Papas – Skillet Ham with Potatoes Recipe

Jamón con Papas – Skillet Ham with Potatoes Recipe

Last week, I was suppose to bake a Farmer John ham for our family Easter brunch. But my sister decided to change our menu to a Mexican Brunch theme instead. Needless to say, I got stuck with a 7lb. ham for just Frank & I. […]

We’re Engaged and We’re Planning 7 Destination Weddings in 7 Continents

We’re Engaged and We’re Planning 7 Destination Weddings in 7 Continents

I finally met the person I plan to grow old with. Frank and I are engaged! The proposal was simple and unexpected. Since then I feel like I’ve been repeating myself over and over again. So I thought, let me write a blog post about […]

Simple Banana Bread Recipe with Walnuts & Chocolate Chips

Simple Banana Bread Recipe with Walnuts & Chocolate Chips

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 […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney

Located in the heart of Downtown Disney, you and your Valentine can escape to a quiet environment where you could enjoy an exquisite 3 course dinner at Catal Restaurant. Without a doubt you’ll spark up some magic in this Mediterranean style restaurant, which will also […]