Easy Holiday Appetizer Ideas: 5 Empanada Recipes Guests Will Love!


As you gear up for the holidays and plan for holiday entertaining, you’re most likely seeking easy holiday appetizer ideas to serve your guests! With so many options available – from fun dips and cheese balls to baked brie with fruit – it can be hard to choose. I am a fan of serving appetizers […]

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Celebrating Los Tres Reyes (Three Kings’ Day): Our Traditions

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Editor’s Note: This post was first published on January 6, 2010. Slight edits have been made. Happy Three Kings’ Day! Feliz Dí­a de los Tres Reyes Magos! We did it. Last year, after not celebrating, I resolved to celebrate Three Kings’ Day this year. And, though it’s a normal work day and baby girl is […]

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Keeping it Together During the Holidays, With Humor


The months of November and December are a very hectic season for our family. I realize this is true for the majority of families since the holidays are always a busy time, but our family also has a couple of extra celebrations. You see, both of my children and my husband all have birthdays in […]

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Holiday Rice Krispies Trees {Giveaway}


I’m on maternity leave as of December 8: The following is a guest post by Dariela Cruz of Mami Talks. This post is part of a paid campaign. When Melanie invited me to participate in this Rice Krispies challenge I got very excited and I immediately started to brainstorm what would I create?? The challenge […]

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Holiday Time Tips: Meaningful Ways to Streamline and Celebrate – Gleaned from America’s Past


I’m on maternity leave as of December 8: The following is a guest post by Kate Kelly. When we recall pleasant memories of holidays past, we may be bringing up rosy memories because we were children and weren’t responsible for buying and wrapping gifts and decorating and cooking. Our mothers and grandmothers lacked many of […]

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