Hot Air Balloon

Flying High Hot Air Balloon Cake

Posted on 15 CommentsPosted in Blogging, Cakes, Desserts, Family, Skill Learning

The other weekend, I was Flying High with this Hot Air Balloon Cake I made for little Luke.  I’ve always wanted to make one of these cakes and I jumped at the chance to do so!  Here’s how I made this cute cake with puffy white clouds and hot air balloons drifting about it.  With […]

Pies and Tarts for Every Season

Today Only: FREE Pie & Tarts Craftsy Class!

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Hey all you Pie Lovers…There’s a Free Craftsy Class Today ONLY and it’s all about Pies & Tarts! Craftsy has teamed up with TodayFood for an awesome baking treat! This post contains affiliate links and enables me to earn a small commission if you shop through them. This is how we help to make money […]

Carne Guisada

Tender Stewed Carne Guisada with Gravy

Posted on 16 CommentsPosted in Comfort Food, Family, Main Dish, Mexican, Recipes, Stews

I have this habit. Every morning as I make my coffee, my head thinks of two things: 1 – Breakfast  2 – Dinner.  Yeah, annoying I know but I’m a mom and have to think ahead so that I’m not scrambling come dinner time.   Last night, I made tender stewed Carne Guisada with Gravy. […]

Charro Beans

Charro Beans – A Family Tradition

Posted on 19 CommentsPosted in Blogging, Family, Mexican, Recipes, Side Dishes, Soups

It’s no secret that my family is of Mexican descent.  With that heritage comes a lot of pressure to be a good cook.  There are a few recipes I remember making with my grandma, one being these Charro Beans – A Family Tradition that I want to pass to my children. Growing up, these were […]