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Blueberry Pie Parfaits with Dreyer’s Vanilla Ice Cream

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This is a sponsored post. If you love pie and ice cream then you’ll want to try this Quick and Easy Blueberry Pie Parfait with Dreyer’s Slow Churned Vanilla Ice Cream. We’re celebrating National Ice Cream Month with Dreyer’s Ice Cream and Frozen Custard by featuring a different recipe each week. When I started thinking about what to make, I was hoping to come up with a wholesome, ice-cream-for-dinner recipe. It was that ... Read More »

Coffee Ice Cream Sundae with Mexican Hot Fudge

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This is a sponsored post. It’s National Ice Cream Month and we’re celebrating by featuring different recipes made with Dreyer’s Ice Cream or Frozen Custard. This week’s recipe is a Dreyer’s Coffee Ice Cream Sundae with Mexican Hot Fudge and Gluten Free Brownie pieces. I wanted to make a sundae because one of my favorite memories as a kid was having homemade hot fudge sundaes as a treat on special occasions. I ... Read More »

S’mores Chocolate Malt Frozen Custard Sandwiches Recipe

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This is a sponsored post. July is National Ice Cream Month and we’re celebrating by making a new recipe every week with Dreyer’s Ice Cream or Frozen Custard. I’m a little sad that we’re not camping this month so my first recipe is perfect for a summer evening with friends and family in the backyard. Instead of hovering over a fire, I pulled these S’mores Frozen Custard Sandwiches with Dreyer’s Chocolate Malt Frozen Custard out ... Read More »

Dara the Bow Girl Now on DreamWorksTV

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Dara the Bow Girl, who came to fame as a runner-up on Master Chef Junior, and well-known for her colorful hair decoration, has just produced her first three episodes for DreamWorksTV, the Youtube channel for kids ages 6-12 that just celebrated its one-year anniversary. Dara, a poised and talented young woman I’ve watched grow up since her mother and I met at Mommy & Me Yoga class years ago, says ... Read More »

Chef Roy Choi Launches New 3 Worlds Café Food Truck

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You can call it the food truck with a heart of gold. The brand new 3 Worlds Café truck, an adjunct to the 3 Worlds Café on Central Avenue, is a labor of love project by Chef Roy Choi and Dole Packaged Goods, delivering healthy food and creating jobs in South Central, and now delivering it all over Los Angeles. Dole and Choi partnered up with the Coalition for Responsible ... Read More »

5 Places to Eat in El Segundo

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This post was sponsored by Hyatt House.  We’re profiling the small, seaside city of El Segundo this month and today we’re talking about food and drinks. Check out last week’s post, 5 Things To Do In Or Around El Segundo. Havana Sandwich Shop Excellent grilled and pressed Cuban sandwiches that will make you rethink your deli choices from now on. (When I posted this picture on Instagram, I said that ... Read More »

Best Donut Shops in Los Angeles – #MomsLADonutTour

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The first day of my kids’ summer break happened to fall on National Donut Day so of course I thought it would be a fantastic idea to drive around Los Angeles sampling donuts. We hashtagged it #MomsLADonutTour and went to as many donut shops as we could on a Friday, taking into consideration traffic and how many donuts we could eat and not fall asleep. Doughnut House Co.  3500 Overland Ave ... Read More »

Jenny Craig Cuisine New Meal Options Spring 2015

Jenny Craig Cuisine New Meal Options Spring 2015

The road to optimal health is one best taken slow and steady, making healthful changes to our normal routines creates a healthy new lifestyle that will make a total difference. I mentioned awhile ago how my unhealthy lifestyle had spiraled out of control and thanks to the Jenny Craig and Curves weight loss system I was able set my life on a new healthy course and lose over 13 pounds ... Read More »

Reserve App Review + Dinner at Salt Air in Venice

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Reserve is a new App that helps you make reservations at restaurants and even helps you pay the bill. Well, it doesn’t pay the bill for you, but if you use the App, you won’t be asked to pay the bill at the restaurant; it will be taken care of via your mobile device. I tried out the App recently and I was impressed. It was convenient and it introduced ... Read More »

Ice Cream For Dinner Thanks to Dreyer’s Frozen Custard

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We love dessert around here so when I asked my boys if they wanted to have frozen custard for dinner, they looked at me like I was crazy for even asking. Dreyer’s Frozen Custard and Real Simple Magazine hosted a group of bloggers at the Santa Monica Pier last Saturday evening to try their new line of frozen custard and ride the carousel.   They were sampling all of their flavors – ... Read More »