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Sriracha Hummus by FamilySpice.com

Sriracha Hummus & Ninja Blender Giveaway!

When my husband and I married, we did what most people did. We registered for plates, utensils and kitchen gizmos without knowing anything about what we wanted. Most of what we requested onthe registry was based on looks. It looks pretty. It looks nice. Blah. Blah. Blah. That’s how we ended up with our retro […]

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Peach, Crab and Avocado Salsa by FamilySpice.com

Peach, Crab and Avocado Salsa

  There’s nothing like returning from a two week “vacation” and assimilating yourself back into your normal routine. My vacation wasn’t off to some far, exotic locale. It was a two-week road trip from San Diego to Houston with my dad, three kids and a puppy. I must be a masochist signing myself up for […]

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Artichoke and Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms by FamilySpice.com

Artichoke and Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

I just finished week #3 as a Mushroom Ambassador for Mamavation’s 30-Day Mushroom Challenge and boy was it a tough one. As I mentioned in an earlier post, it started off grand with a successful trip to the gym. Mondays aren’t usually our family’s favorite day of the week, but my Monday was awesome. And the week quickly […]

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Italian Stuffed Artichokes by FamilySpice.com

Signs of Spring: Italian Stuffed Artichokes

We seemed to have skipped winter here in Southern California and have been enjoying spring-like weather for months. This means that everything has been blooming, earlier than nature planned. I know this, as my allergies blew up and have remained active since Christmas! My last tomato plant never died and is full of yellow blooms. […]

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Garden Veggie Dip by FamilySpice.com

Garden Veggie Dip Mediterraneanized

Yes, I like football. No, I’m not a fanatic. Yes, I like watching the big game. No, I could care less about the Super Bowl commercials. What?! Yeah, I know. So many people say they watch the game because of the commercials. But I was in advertising. I am sick of ads and commercials. I […]

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Hatch Chile Dip by FamilySpice.com

Football Munchies: Hatch Chile Dip

Yes, I am well aware that football season has not officially started. But my boys are already in the football mood with the preseason games and playing Fantasy Football with their cousins.Since my husband and I do not let these young brains play contact football, we stick with flag football. Oh yeah, fall is hear […]

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