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Airfry KICK’N Chicken Wing

Airfry KICK’N Chicken Wing

2:30 pm today----Mardi Gras vacation starts now for the Nguyen's!!! This week my meal planning was super easy and contain lots of fast and easy meals....since we will be in and out. We plan on going to a couple of the parades so I needed to make something easy for...

Valentine 2020

Valentine 2020

This year we had a very LOW KEY Β Valentine....my kids were so busy with after school activities that I just planned it around their schedule. My 3 little ones had tennis practice after school until 4:30 pm and Ethan had a birthday party that was schedule from...

Carolina BBQ Wings

Carolina BBQ Wings

For the Super Bowl this year I wanted to make all finger food but I was tired of making the same type of food over and over again. I always make my savory meatball, BBQ chicken wings, Alfredo pasta, and meatball sliders....so I went to my favorite instagram account in...

Curry Chicken Pot Pie

Curry Chicken Pot Pie

We love chicken pot pie in this house. Last year when I made my first chicken pot pie...the kids requested it for like the whole month πŸ˜‰ It got to the point that I was even sick of making it MUCH less eating it Β hahahaha. Last week when I was meal planning....I was...

Pound Cake

Pound Cake

I LOVE POUND CAKE and when I saw one of my favorite instagram person (Randi Garrett) making hers in this heart bundt pan...I knew I had to try it. I brought this pan last year and LOVE the way the cakes always turn out. Its PERFECT EVERY TIME!!! This is a super fun...

Curry Meatball

Curry Meatball

We were at Trader Joe's one weekend and they had this for sample. After that ...my kids were hooked!! I did added my own twist to the recipe. My little girl has been asking for this dish for lunch for the past week. They love to eat it with sweet hawaiian bread. I...

Savory Porkchop

Savory Porkchop

Porkchop is ALWAYS my go to protein when I am craving a HUGE BOWL of white rice. Porkchop is the easiest thing to make and taste so good with white rice and some sliced up cucumber. Anything with WHITE RICE is usually my comfort food. At least once a week I crave for...

White Beans

White Beans

I think I love white beans more than red beans πŸ˜‰ I don't know why it always forgets about making white beans !!! White beans to me is so much easier than making red beans. I think the last time that I made white beans was over a year ago. I usually make red beans at...

Perfect Pan Seared Steak

Perfect Pan Seared Steak

I have to admit BUT STEAK is one of our FAVORITE FOOD!! I think my family can eat steak at least 2 times a week. Its just that I don't like to feed them too much red meat. I do try to give it to them at least once a month. Whenever we have steak ...we never have LEFT...

The Year Of The Rat

The Year Of The Rat

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 2020 is Β the year of the RAT...which is my year!!! This year we rang in the NEW YEAR very quietly. On Thursday and Friday I worked at the school and when I got home...I just clean up the house as much as possible. Saturday ....all morning we just ran...

M&M Brownies

M&M Brownies

When I have to make something for the kids school function...my go to DESSERT is USUALLY BROWNIES!! I find that with brownies you can add some candies or sprinkle...and you can make it as festive as you like. Also...BROWNIES travel very well. I usually cut them into...

Crispy Vietnamese Crepe (Banh Xeo)

Crispy Vietnamese Crepe (Banh Xeo)

    At my house we can eat this crepe once a week and my kids would not complain at all. I am always trying to find a different recipe every time I make it....LOL. At first I used to tweak the ones from the prepackage batter mix. I would buy every brand out...

Been So Long

Gosh.... it feels so long since I have been on here...I am so SORRY!! I have been trying to play CATCH UP on my organization and planning. The beginning of the year I made some goals to try to be more organize and efficient with my LIFE. I have been trying to organize...

Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast

  We love steak in our house but Β lately I can't stand in front of the stove and grill these babies anymore. During New Years my SIL made these rib roast and it looks so so easy...so I decided to try them out. On Wednesday I had to sub half a day so right when I...

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Whenever we go to PF Chang we order the chicken lettuce wrap...one of our favorite appetizer. I love my chicken lettuce wrap on buttered lettuce not iceberg lettuce. Whenever I make this recipe...I usually double up because I can just add the chicken to my salad and...

What We Ate In Texas

After Christmas we took a little trip to visit my IN LAWS in Texas. It was a very short trip but we manage to do so much. We shop, ate, shop and ate some more LOL On our way to Texas we always stop at Buc-ees. I always have to have my BLUEBERRY muffin!! If you ever...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Wishing EVERYONE a HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Praying that your 2020 is filled with my HAPPINESS and LOVE!!! 2020 I will try my hardest to simplify and DECLUTTER!!! I need to get back on track with my organization and planning. I found that 2019..towards the end..I was losing...

Josephine Estelle

Josephine Estelle

Last Saturday night we had a girl night out with some friends out of town...we went to Josephine Estelle which is located in the ACE Hotel off of Carondelet St in New Orleans. They offer VALET parking which is awesome when you are in downtowns NOLA. The LOBBY leading...

Look Who Just Made 12!!!

Look Who Just Made 12!!!

I feel like just YESTERDAY he was 2 yrs old!! In a blink of an eye and this little guy is 12th today!!       Today we celebrated my son 12th birthday. Since it is a school night ...we usually do something very low key. We went out to eat this past...