When my husband is out of town, I like to simplify our meals as much as possible. My go-to meals are usually pasta but Carlotta is going through a picky phase right now and is refusing to eat pasta. weirdo! So I went for my back up meal of breakfast tacos & quesadillas. She ate … More On the Menu: Breakfast Tacos
Happy World Nutella Day!!! I just whipped up a batch of chocolate kisses and I may have found my new favorite go-to treat. These are super simple and quick. I found this recipe in a Nutella cookbook that I bought years ago. After the first batch I took a minute or two off the baking … More Chocolate Kisses
Since Carlotta was born 3 days after Betty’s first birthday, I decided to wait until April and have Valentina’s and Betty’s party on the same day. It just made more sense that way. I tried to prepare in advance but I was just too tired and by the time the party was just a few … More Party for 2!
Well, we did it! We I successfully planned and executed a First Birthday Party! I had so much fun making decorations and trying to figure out what kinda of party I wanted VJ to have. A few months ago, I wrote about the dilemma I had about having a birthday party. I also linked to … More Valentina’s 1st Birthday Party!
Now that Valentina is completely off the baby food, except for some fruits/snacks, I have sometime to reflect on her experience… or should I say MY experience with Italian baby food. I never actually noticed baby food until V was nearing 4 months. Since I was nursing her, I only worried about diapers, wipes and … More Baby food… Italian Style
March 2nd was Texas Independence Day which marks the day Texas signed it’s declaration, freeing them from the control of Mexico. We Texans are a proud bunch.. incase you didn’t know. The best way to celebrate in true Texas style would be to have some seriously good barbecue. I had planned to make a really … More Texas Independence Day
Today’s Sunday meal was a quick and easy favorite. Since we had a big day ahead, we wanted something that didn’t take a lot of prep work. So we settled for: “Da Bomb” Sandwiches. I remember the first time I made these for Carlo he liked them so much that he just kept calling them … More The Sunday Meal
… that wasn’t on Sunday. We had a last minute invitation to have Sunday lunch with one of Carlo’s aunts so had to move our meal to today. Unfortunately, the weather was absolutely yucky considering that Sunday was really nice so, our menu seems a little off…. but it was still very tasty! Saturday night, … More The Sunday Meal
Since we decided to go out for dinner on Saturday night, SOMEONE (Carlo) wanted to have a “light” meal on Sunday. So, did we have salad? white rice or white pasta? NO… Pizza & potato chips… Can someone please tell me what is “light” about that?!?!
I haven’t forgotten to post my Valentine’s Day events… I promise. I’ve been trying to hurry and merge the two blogs into one so that I can focus on the other project!! This Valentine’s Day was a super special one. Not only was it Valentina’s 1st Valentine’s Day… BUT obviously it was her Onomastico or … More Valentine’s Day Recap