One Pot Hawaiian Loco Moco

One Pot Hawaiian Loco Moco

One year ago, my family and I were hanging out on the warm sand of Kanapalli beach and enjoying the aloha life. To celebrate our one-year throw back, I'm sharing this One-Pot Loco Moco inspired by one of my favorite Hawaiian comfort food dishes, Loco Moco. Loco Moco is a must-have when you visit the Hawaiian islands. It's pure comfort food and you can find it on menus all over the islands. It's a tender meaty hamburger patty, served over a bed of fluffy white rice with a fried egg (or two!) on … [Continue reading...]

Our Kitchen Island Update and Glidden Diamond Paint and Primer Giveaway

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      Our kitchen island is the center of our home. On one side, I prepare meals, bake cookies, organize groceries and just generally spend a lot of my time. On the other side we eat our breakfast, lunch, and sometimes dinners, my kids do homework, art projects and sit with their friends. I even use the space for projects and crafts. To call it a high traffic area is an understatement. When Glidden contacted me to try out their Diamond Interior Paint and Primer, which … [Continue reading...]

Slow Cooker Chicken French Dip Sandwiches

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  These Slow Cooker Chicken French Dip Sandwiches are one of my new favorite dinners. Tender shredded chicken with melty provolone cheese on a toasted garlic bread bun, served with a hot flavorful au jus. These sandwiches are so simple, but packed with flavor. Thanks to the slow cooker, these chicken french dips make an easy […]

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Mexican Grilled Shrimp with Corn Salsa

Mexican Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Corn Salsa

This Mexican Grilled Shrimp with Corn Salsa is one of my new favorite dinners!  These flavorful little shrimp are absolutely delicious on their own with a side of mexican rice and refried beans, piled on a warm tortilla as a taco, or on a bed of lettuce for shrimp salad. I’ve even used the leftovers […]

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Italian Style Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

These delicious Italian Style Stuffed Zucchini Boats could not be more delicious, and they are perfect for those big summer zucchini in the grocery store or from your garden. Flavorful roasted zucchini boats stuffed with a homemade meat sauce and topped with melty mozzarella cheese. I love using Lean Jennie-O Ground Turkey in the recipe because […]

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Grilled Chicken and Asparagus Fettuccine Alfredo

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Rich homemade alfredo sauce over tender hot pasta, combined with juicy grilled chicken and asparagus, this is quite possibly one of my most favorite meals ever. Creamy homemade alfredo sauce is so rich and delicious, and the tangy lemony grilled chicken and asparagus is the perfect contrast. This Grilled Chicken and Asparagus Fettuccine Alfredo is perfect for […]

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One-Pan Southwestern Chicken Burrito Bowl

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This One-Pan Southwestern Chicken Burrito Bowl is a flavor packed version of my popular One-Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe. This recipes gets an extra punch of flavor from canned fire roasted tomatoes, sweet yellow corn and tender black beans. This burrito bowl tastes even better than take out, and is delicious topped with fresh green […]

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LEGOLAND California Tips and Tricks

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  My family and I are big LEGO fans, so LEGOLAND has been a trip we have wanted to take for a really long time. Last summer, we finally took the plunge and booked a trip! We spent three days at LEGOLAND and two nights at LEGOLAND Hotel and had a LEGO-tastic time! Here are our […]

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Southwestern Skillet Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

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  I recently got to partner with one of my favorite brands, Jennie-O, and I am really excited to be working with them. In this Southwestern Skillet Sweet Potato hash I used Jennie-O Lean Turkey Breakfast Sausage, and I truly love it. It’s a great way to get the classic sausage flavor without the added […]

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal Studios Hollywood Tips and Tricks


  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has finally come to the west coast, and those of us in the left half of the United States could not be more thrilled. The official opening for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is April 7th, but we stopped by hoping to catch a glimpse during a soft […]

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