Bites, Cocktails, Eat, Everything

Refreshing summer champagne cocktail just in time for Memorial Weekend

I love me some champagne cocktails. Try this #authenticbecky recipe today and celebrate your Memorial Day weekend with bubbles! 3 cups Pineapple Juice (I use fresh Dole) 3 Limes juiced 1 Jalapeno sliced thin (keep the seeds for more spice) Sparkling wine or Champagne Ice Pineapple Spears to garnish Pineapple and lime juice in a cocktail shaker… Continue reading Refreshing summer champagne cocktail just in time for Memorial Weekend

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Visit California this Summer and Catch Some Waves with the Little Surf Co. in Huntington Beach

What do you do when you visit Surf City USA? Catch some waves, of course. The Little Surf Co. is debuting this summer on the beautiful, sandy beaches of Huntington Beach, California. They offer classes for adults and children, plus summer camps and other surf experiences. Not only will you learn how to ride some… Continue reading Visit California this Summer and Catch Some Waves with the Little Surf Co. in Huntington Beach

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The Great Food Truck Race is Coming this June, and Guess Who is On it?

So, I filmed a food competition show with Food Network this spring and it was quite an adventure. Tune in June 9th at 9pm PST to see all of the craziness with Tyler Florence and me.

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What does it mean to be authentic?

What does it mean to you to be your "authentic" self? I recently went on a culinary adventure that wasn't as authentic as I had hoped. There were some very dark moments for me, and it made me work through some things. After a few weeks back to "normal" I decided to re-brand my site,… Continue reading What does it mean to be authentic?

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New Rules at Disneyland. Hey Mouse Ears, Check this Out.

We recently visited Disneyland for the first time since my youngest was free. Yep. We live 20 minutes from the park and we've only been a few times since my girls were born. And we typically go when our Auntie T buys us an extra ticket because she's like our fairy god motha. Our family had… Continue reading New Rules at Disneyland. Hey Mouse Ears, Check this Out.

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Is it Mom Guilt or a Mama Tantrum?

With my exciting adventure coming up I've been wavering between excitement, fear, sadness, joy, anxiety and pride...and of course I've been feeling MAJOR guilt. What I'm not sure is, whether or not it's "Mom" guilt, or just regular guilt. What's the difference? We tend to say we have "Mom" guilt because we have kids, but… Continue reading Is it Mom Guilt or a Mama Tantrum?

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Are We Anxious Yet?

Getting ready for an adventure is a lot of things. It's exciting, it can be overwhelming and it definitely encourages my anxious self to come out and play. But why do we get anxious? Is it the lack of control and the unknown? Is it because we will be out of our routines, even if… Continue reading Are We Anxious Yet?

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Like a Bossy: An Assertive Girl in a Complicated World

My eldest daughter came home from school the other day, she was upset, the kids in her group project called her "bossy". Well, one kid in her group project called her bossy, the one kid who hadn't done their share of work, of course. I paused and said take it as a compliment. She looked… Continue reading Like a Bossy: An Assertive Girl in a Complicated World

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Cents of Style Adorable Jewlery 2 for $12 Tuesday

If you haven't checked out Cents of Style, you need to get on over there now! Not only do they offer stylish jewelry and clothing, but they are all about inspiration and empowerment - two of my favorite things. Tuesdays are 2 for $12 with FREE shipping. To see all the styles click through and… Continue reading Cents of Style Adorable Jewlery 2 for $12 Tuesday

Everything, Eat, Family Food, gluten free, Dinner Ideas, Low FODMAP, Bites

Irish Chicken for St. Patrick’s Day (Low FODMAP, Gluten Free)

We are Irish on both sides of our family so we love a good Irish dinner. But of course, we have our food challenges, both for me and my sweet, part-Irish Pop. Because Pop doesn't eat red meat I searched the internet a few years ago to come up with an alternative dish and found… Continue reading Irish Chicken for St. Patrick’s Day (Low FODMAP, Gluten Free)