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  • Best. Hummus. Ever. Period.

    We all have at least one "go-to" recipe don't we? I have a favorite soup, my simple salad dressing, and of course, an easy party drink. Well this hummus has become my go-to for entertaining, pot lucks, and anytime I'm looking to fix my Middle Eastern food craze. I've given this recipe out to many friends, and although I wasn't the creator, I do feel that this dip is a cornerstone of my cooking: full of flavor, relatively simple to make, and even better the following day!

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Brochetas de Pollo: Spanish Style Kabobs

We are floating in expat purgatory.  It’s not a negative experience, but rather a life of sometimes. Sometimes it’s nice to be lost in the crowd of our local grocery store amongst people who are speaking a language other than our own.  Sometimes it’s isolating. Sometimes is challenging to feel like a toddler again, learning […]

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Coconut Green Curry Noodles

Past behavior is usually an indicator of future behaviors, or some psycho babble like that, right?  We have traveled with our children enough to expect they’d be good travelers.  So even after a long day of planes, trains, and whatnot we didn’t blink an eye of trying to cart our children around London soon after […]

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Skinny Cake Batter Ice Cream

Do you wait until your kids go to bed to do stuff, just so that you don’t have to share?  We do.  After they go to bed, my husband eats ice cream, I eat chips, in general we eat junk.  Usually we are smart enough to destroy the evidence so they don’t ask for said […]

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Ramona - LOL! I had to laugh at what I eat when my kids go to bed. I find my stash of chocolate mini candy bars and enjoy 1 or 2 . If they knew about it, it would be gone in a day. This ice cream looks fabulous!! What a nice treat for them to enjoy. :)

Letters to My Children: July

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. -Pablo Picasso   To My loves, This month I write to both of you.  As we are two-thirds through your summer vacation, I look back at our family vacation and smile.  I’ve already written to you about the love of adventure […]

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Letters to my Daughters | July - Tiffany Kelly Photography - […] Please follow the blog circle around and view Alyssa’s letter next! […]

Tracy - I love this! I hope you guys had a wonderful vacation. I used to live in London before moving to Houston, so this post was a bit nastalgic for me! I love that you are exposing your kids to so much culture – kudos mama!

Anna - That looks like so much fun. London is such a great city.

Meredith Bernard - Wow! What a vacation and what beautiful photos! Thank you for taking us all along with you. ;) That photo of your little girl and her daddy at the dinner table is priceless. Beautiful month!

Ramona - What fun and beautiful photos of your kids enjoying London! Love the letter to them this month. :)

Imperfectly Wonderful - Looks like you had a fabulous time! I love the Picasso quote you chose at the beginning…art really can do the body (and mind) good!

Gin and Tonic Sorbet

Another one of London’s classics:  a good gin and tonic.  My husband and I usually prefer a glass of wine, or a cold beer to a cocktail when we go out, but when he ordered this sorbet for dessert after a long lunch I knew I was going to make it when we returned home. […]

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Ramona - My hubby would devour this. :)

Skinny Cake Batter Ice Cream | Mom de Cuisine - […] Do you wait until your kids go to bed to do stuff, just so that you don’t have to share?  We do.  After they go to bed, my husband eats ice cream, I eat chips, in general we eat junk.  Usually we are smart enough to destroy the evidence so they don’t ask for said junk for breakfast.  But I made a mistake-a lapse in judgement so to speak: I left the ice cream maker on the counter after I made that Gin and Tonic Sorbet. […]