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Fruit Cocktail Pops

Welcome summer 2016! This south FL heat is no joke during this season. But we've got the perfect fruit pop refresher. It's a wonderful way to capture the essence of summer, with the flavors and vibrant colors of ripe, juicy peaches, strawberries and kiwis. And the best part, the kids will love them! Nothing like seeing those cuties cooling off after playing outside all afternoon. Hope you enjoy your summer!   [yumprint-recipe id='5'] 

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Hey everyone! A new post has been long over due around here. I can't deny that life has been extremely busy. Being a mom of two and one more bun in the oven can definitely take a toll on you. I'm sure any momma can relate, really. We celebrated my youngest boy's first birthday last month! That was the fastest year of my life, to be honest. There's also lots of family events that have had me pretty busy. So any down time I…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

New holy grail recipe for banana bread! Full of chocolate chips and so moist, it's heaven in your mouth, really. Thanks to my new favorite snap chatter, Gaby from whatsgabycooking.com She's a food blogger and basically I'm in love with everything she makes. Seriously, Tzatziki greek fries, Cheesy baked gnocchi. How can you resist? This recipe is a straight copy from her, so I can't take the credit. But I made it and ATE IT and that's what counts! Also, two banana recipes in…

BANANA FRITTERS

Valentine's day is this weekend and we need any excuse to eat all the sweets we can, right? So here's a breakfast recipe that is SO delicious and you can make the morning of valentines for your loved one OR pretty much any other day too! BANANA FRITTERS. I mean, they are incredibly good and super easy to make. Surely, you already have all the ingredients in your kitchen. All you need now is 15 minutes to whip this up. Can you imagine being…

Slow Cooker Black Bean & Corn Chili

Super bowl Sunday, y'all! I must admit, I haven't watched ONE football game this season, BUT that doesn't mean I won't be taking part of the festivities!  I'm a chili fanatic, and always in the mood for a nice hot bowl of it anytime the temp dips down. So I thought I'd share this super rich & hearty chili. I put a spin on the original recipe by using black bean and corn. You guys, this chili is FIRE! You can…

LASAGNA ROLLS

This recipe is inspired from a friends instagram who pretty much made all my lasagna dreams come true by simply rolling up lasagna noodles with your original lasagna fillings. They make for perfect individual portions. Why haven't we thought of this before?! So here it is... meaty, cheesy, creamy lasagna rolled into perfect sharing sizes. This recipe is perfect for a large family and serves about 10. I brought it over to my family's house and needless to say, it…

Lenny TKD

Happy 2016! Hope you're all recovered from your holiday madness and fun! The holidays were wonderful to us, we got to spend time with some of our family in PR and go on lots of jungle adventures with the boys. If you've seen my snapchat, you know what I'm talking about! Haha. I'm glad to be back home now and ready to take this year by the horns! Speaking of which, I've wrapped up my first photoshoot of the year with a…

My announcement

  I'm beyond excited to announce that I'm officially named Hello Sonshine Photography! This may not seem like a surprise at first, since most of you know that I've been working for little over a year now. But some things have changed. For starters, I really only started doing this as a hobby because I just love photography. All the elements of taking a photo are special to me. It's about the energy, the light and most importantly, the story. At first, I…

Newlyweds Grethel & Herson

Hello December! Aside from the holidays, I love that this season brings lots of weddings.  Most of you know that I recently had the privilege to photograph my very first one! I'm so honored to have been chosen to document this special day to the wonderful couple, Gretel and Herson. I learned so much this day that no amount of study or practice could've prepared me for. Between thunderous rain and late hair & makeup, I'm surprised we made it to the…

Pony Rides

The holiday weekend ended too soon! Am I the only one that feels this way? We almost didn’t celebrate Thanksgiving this year but luckily we got together last minute to cook, eat and be thankful. After our one day thanksgiving coma, we decided to take the kiddies horseback riding at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek. It was such a beautiful day. I only wish my camera battery didn’t die so I could snap more photos. If wherever you live has…