NestFresh Eggs Holiday Recipes

When family and friends are home for the holidays, food always seems to be top of mind. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, or taste-full entertaining, someone has to prepare appetizers, entrees, or baked goodies that are crowd-pleasers. There are a lot of distractions during the holidays that can get in the way of preparing something tasty, no matter how spectacular, or how simple. So using the best ingredients can help tantalize the taste buds, even if you don’t have a lot time.

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Interview with animator Ana Ramirez from Disney Pixar’s COCO

I had the pleasure to interview the super nice and talented Ana Ramirez, one of the animators from the new Disney Pixar movie COCO.

We talked about how she started drawing and how she thinks Disney did portraying such an ethnic holiday from her culture and everything in between. It was a lovely conversation that made me love the film that much more. Continue reading

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Win a Family 4 pack to Enchant Christmas!

Enter to win the opportunity to attend the BIGGEST (and brightest) holiday premiere in North Texas this season!

Event details:

Your world of Christmas wonder awaits at the U.S. debut and VIP premiere of Enchant Christmas Light Maze & Market. Surrounded by millions of dazzling lights and brilliantly lit sculptures, you and your family will be the first to navigate through the world’s largest light maze, visit Ole Saint Nick in his one-of-a-kind golden palace, glide around the ice-skating pond, waltz through The Enchant Christmas Market (including Texas Christkindl Market Lane), and toast our opening of with hot cocoa and holiday treats. You’ll find enchantment around every corner! Preview only event is on Tuesday, November 21, 7-9PM, you can’t buy tickets this event, so it’s super special and I’m giving away a family 4 pack!

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Meet chef Anthony Lamas

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Chef Lamas is coming to Austin on November 11th at 2 pm for a free Macy’s Culinary Council cooking event. I’m going to be at Macy’s Domain to meet him, and you can too!

I am so excited to meet Chef Anthony Lamas! I’ve heard so much about him and as a Latina the whole concept of him reinventing recipes intrigues me. Also, I’m a sucker for a good ceviche!

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Leap! for FOOTLOOSE!

I’ve partnered with Bloggin’ Mamas for this social good campaign. I may receive movie-related promotional items or experiences; but all opinions expressed are my own and no monetary compensation was received.

In support of the home entertainment release of the heartwarming animated family adventure, Leap!, Lionsgate has partnered with the non-profit organization, FOOTLOOSE, to gather donations of new and gently used dance shoes to help aspiring dancers in need. On November 16th, from 6p-8p PST, Lionsgate will be hosting an event in which they will be presenting FOOTLOOSE with the shoe donations. I wanted to help support this social good project, by encouraging donations from my readers. If you have new or gently used dance shoes you are willing to donate, you’ll find the address to send them to below. You can also follow along the donation event on social media via #LeapMovie and #LeapForFootloose

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Check your car seats before your next road trip

Planning a road trip for the holidays? If you are anything like me there’s an array of things you need to do to get ready. Checking weather to make sure you pack all the right clothes, PACK! Let’s face it, most moms end up packing for everyone in the family! But even when you have checked everything there’s some incredibly important things you might not think of right away but that definitely need to be on your list of things to do before you head out.

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AIP Pumpkin Spice Scones & Maple glaze

Following AIP can be difficult, especially during the holidays. There’s so much temptation and yummy things everywhere but are they worth the tummyache? Or all the crazy, super serious symptoms that might come with falling off the AIP wagon. So on my search for yummy recipes that won’t make me sick for a week, I did some trial and error with my favorite scone recipe, and to my surprise these came out delicious!!!!

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