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Chit Chat Eleventh Edition

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Another edition of my chit chat page coming at you! I am getting ready to head to Austin tomorrow morning for the BlogHer Food Conference. Be sure to follow me on Instagram to see what we’re up to. You know we’ll be eating our way through the city, lol! Should be tons of fun 🙂

Here’s what I’ve been up to this past week, thanks for stopping by!


My baby Pax turned 9 months old a couple days ago and the little stinker is crawling!  Boy oh boy, he’s into anything and everything.  What a joy this little guy is.  Look at that face, lol!


Had my family from AZ visiting over the weekend.  Had such a great time going for morning walks with my mom and Dad. We were cracking up Saturday morning, we found ourselves in the middle of the 5K by the beach that was going on.  Had to stop and take a picture.


We tried a new restaurant last week called the Playground in Downtown Santa Ana.  I have no words to describe how amazing our dining experience was.  If you are ever in Southern California get down there for delicious food.


Seriously?!  This is one more shot from the Playground.  Keep in mind they have a new menu every night but you can always order their burger.  Nuff said.  Haha.


My sweet Brady is 8 years old this week.  Can’t even believe how old my boys are getting.  They are sweet an ornery all at the same time.  I made Brady this Hershey Bar Castle Cake I found on Pinterest.  Perfect for my little king, lol!


So, I was strolling through the mall last week and saw that Mac had their new summer line out.  I snatched up this slightly glittery new lipstick called Caliente.  Check it out next time you are out shopping!


My favorite time of year at Trader Joe’s!!  Peonies!


 Gina’s Pizza in Corona del Mar.  Do it 🙂

Have a great week friends!  See you Friday with an amazing cookie recipe.


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  1. 1

    That pizza looks so dang good! I love seeing pictures of Pax, what a cutie. Have fun in Austin, wish I could go.

  2. 2

    Jenny, Pax is ADORABLE. I wish I had a chance to meet the little one! I LOVE his stunning blue eyes!! Have fun in Austin 🙂 wish i could see you there! xoxo

  3. 3

    How cute is Pax! Love his baby blues! Loving the cake you made too… impressive. 🙂
    Wish I was going to BHF this year too – have fun!

  4. 4

    Looks delicious! so do your beautiful children 🙂 And those legs girl!!!! I woudl have assumed you ran the 5K with those gams!

  5. 5

    Safe travels to Austin!

  6. 6
    Maria says:

    Can’t wait to see you in Austin!

  7. 7

    Oh my, look at that cake! Have a great time in Austin, I can’t wait to hear all about it.

  8. 8
    Heather says:

    I just can’t believe how BIG Pax is getting!!! And 9 months?! HOW?! WHEN?! He is so precious Jenny 🙂

  9. 9

    That cake is AMAZING! And your little Pax looks absolutely adorable, he’s such a happy baby! 🙂

  10. 10

    Definitely having pizza for dinner thanks to that last picture 😉 Oh my goodness, Pax is the CUTEST! Love that picture of him haha!

  11. 11

    That burger! That pizza! My mouth is watering!

    Lovely update – thanks for sharing. 🙂

  12. 12
    naomi says:

    Have fun in Austin!

  13. 13
    Gaby says:

    LOVE that lip color 😉

  14. 14
    Tieghan says:

    Pax is so adorable!
    Have fun in Austin this weekend! I wish sa badly I was on my way there to meet you! Hopefully next year!

  15. 15
    marla says:

    Oh Jenny….this post is filled with so much JOY! Pax is precious & that B’day cake is AWESOME!

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    Amy C says:

    Have fun in Austin! We’re kinda proud of our capitol city, so I hope y’all enjoy yourselves!!! 🙂 There is a ton of great food down there, so I know you’ll love it there!

    Great pictures!! Pax is just precious, and Brady is going to be a heartbreaker for sure! Safe travels to you and all of my favorite food bloggers who are coming to Texas!

  17. 17

    Pleeeeease tell me you tried the sticky toffee pudding at Playground? Sooooooooooo good!

    And you MUST go back for Sunday Supper – $40 a person [which INCLUDES gratuity] and you get 10-14 courses of food. Perfect for sharing and trying new things. It was fantastic!

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