Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Scrapbook Pages

I participated in a scrap a day challenge this month and it helped me catch up on a lot of old pictures. Here's some of my last layouts for the month
Was hard to find a coat that fit princess, they were either too small or too big, finally found this one, it's a little big, but kept her warm through our record breaking cold winter

Christmas decorations around the house

Our tree in the Living room

More Christmas decorations from Christmas 2013

Love this sweater of hers, especially since I have one in similiar colors so we can match

Monday, June 29, 2015

Scrapbook Pages

Working on Christmas 2013 pages, my favorite holiday and I love mixing up some old favorite decorations with new ones I add in.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Patriotic Sangria

This is the perfect 4th of July sangria. I used a cookie cutter to cut the apple stars for this, all the fruit is from the local farmers market and wine is from a local winery. Here's the link to the sangria

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Fruity Breakfast Smoothie

This was a delicious smoothie and very filling. Which is great when I have a busy day at work and don't have much time for lunch. I love these colored paper straws, they are kind of an obsession of mine and I love buying new ones. Here's the link for this smoothie

Friday, June 26, 2015

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

I added some red potatoes in this also because I had some to use up. This was delicious and was perfect for when we had a cooler day here. Here's the link for the recipe

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Mini Cherry Cobbler

The cherries were amazing at the Farmer's Market this week so I knew I wanted to make some sort of dessert with some of them This was delicious and a perfect ending for a great dinner. Will try this next week with a different type of fruit or two  since it was so delicious. Here's the link to the recipe

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

I had bananas to use and didn't have the time to make banana bread so these were perfect. Kyle loved them also and couldn't tell they had some healthier ingredients in them. Perfect for those mid morning snack cravings. Here's the link to the recipe

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Beautiful Sky Pictures

We had a crazy thunderstorm here tonight and I had to share the pictures I took of the sky afterwards. The storm was suppose to cool it down a little around here and no relief yet, but hoping it's cooler in the morning.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Pink Lemonade Jello Shots

I love unique jello shots and love using fruit to put them in. I picked up the lemonade at Trader Joe's and used the lemons in another recipe so this was perfect. Here's the link to the recipe

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Scrapbook Pages

I've been working on my scrapbook pages from our 2013 trip to San Diego. I love animals and the San Diego Zoo was amazing. I can't wait to go back. 

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Smore Dip

This was perfect for the girls night I hosted at my house. Smores are delicious so you know this dip was amazing. Love that it didn't take long to prepare because who wants to be in the kitchen for hours when you have company over. Here's the link to make this dip, I'll be making it again for the 4th of july

Friday, June 19, 2015

Scrapbook Pages

A favorite breakfast spot of ours in San Diego

I just love elephants and love how close we were able to get to the at the zoo

Giraffes at the San diego zoo

Just outside the hotel by the Convention Center

 Zoo animals

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Pepperoni Mushroom Sausage Pizza

I found this crust at Trader Joe's and knew it'd be perfect for the grill. Got everything else at Trader Joe's also. This was a delicious grilled pizza  Here's the link to the recipe

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Grilled Garlic and Rosemary Potatoes

I found these cute mini potatoes in the supermarket that came in 3 colors so I knew they were perfect for our grill basket. These were amazing and the perfect side to the steak we grilled. Here's the link to the recipe

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Stuffed Caprese Burgers

I love caprese so couldn't wait to stuff our first burgers of the grilling season. We also added bacon jam and the tomatoes from the farmers market were so delicious I added another slice on top. The basil is from my garden. Here's the link to the recipe

Monday, June 15, 2015

Mini Smore Pie

Kyle wanted pudding pie so I made some homemade pudding and used this recipe as inspiration. Was a great updated version of chocolate pudding pie and was delicious. Here's the link to the recipe

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Scrapbook Pages

Just outside the San Diego Convention Center

A team signing at Mattel

Wrestling signing/lego superman and some actor who I didn't know because I don't watch his show, but tons of people were excited to see. He was very nice was chatting with him in line

Just some of the goodies we ate in San Diego

More from San Diego Comic Con

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Grilled Lobster

This was on my summer bucket list I made for this year. After a long week at work I decided to treat us and picked them up at the local seafood market. Here's the link to the recipe

Friday, June 12, 2015

Tortellini Caesar Salad

Summer is perfect for salads, especially with all the wonderful fresh vegetables that are available. These are fresh tortellini from the farmers market. Here's the link to the recipe

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Grilled Margherita Pizza

We love grilling pizza in the summer and I had fresh basil and tomatoes from the garden. This was a great dinner recipe, I served it with it small salad of goodies from the farmers market. Here's the link to the recipe

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

I used a smore melt I found at a local bake supply shop to cover these and used graham cracker crumbs for the top. These were a hit at work and disappeared quickly. Here's the link to the recipe

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Scrapbook Pages

A local brewery had a special release so I went with Kyle to check it out

A favorite breakfast spot in San Diego

Love these two so much

Decorations from Kate and Michaels Engagement party

Sweet Treats at Kate and Michaels Engagement party

Monday, June 8, 2015

Grilled Sausage Stuffed Calamari

These were so amazing on the grill. The local fish market had such wonderful looking calamari I had to pick some up. I love trying new items to grill and this year we've really been into grilling calamari. . Here's the link for the recipe

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Homemade Smore Frappuccino

Anyone who knows me knows I love smores so anytime I see a new recipe on pinterest I have to try it. This was delicious and was a great ending to a long day at work. Such a refreshing drink after a hot day. Here's the link to the recipe