A Patio Party with Hornitos® Tequila

Hornitos Tequila Jalapeno Lime Margarita

This post is sponsored by Hornitos® Tequila. Living in Florida, it’s like existing in the summer season 362 days of the year (minus three days for when it drops below 50 degrees). So us Floridians don’t necessary feel summer in the increase in temperature (although there is that, increasing from 75 to 95 degrees, on average), but we feel summer in the feeling of summer. (I can be confusing.) Basically, there’s an overall fun vibe when summertime is approaching that’s not unlike the feeling you get as a child when Christmas is around the corner. Highly anticipated, always ...

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Orzo Pasta with Toasted Bread Crumbs

Orzo pasta - one of my favorites. It looks like rice but it's pasta and it's teeny and so you can eat more of it and it's just cute. Because that's what's important. So sometimes you know how you tend to make the same pasta dishes over and over again and they are all lovely because if ...

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Quick Chicken Tostadas

Who celebrates Cinco de Mayo on a Tuesday anyway, right? I'm sure a number of you will go out for requisite margaritas (jalapeno for me, please!) and some guacamole, but if you're like me, you're saving your Cinco de Mayo celebration for pool time over the weekend, with a recipe like this ...

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Unplug. Pop. Connect. with JOLLY TIME Pop Corn

This post brought to you by JOLLY TIME Pop Corn. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Foodie Patootie. There was a time when I needed to go out every night. I got all itchy and antsy when I didn't have plans, annoyed at having to watch reruns all alone in my home. ...

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Red Lentil Penne Pasta with Braised Short Ribs

Red Lentil Pasta with Braised Short Ribs {giveaway}

Today's post is sponsored by General Mills, but my opinions are my own and I'm just grateful that they introduced me to this product, to be honest. Scroll to the bottom for a giveaway. I'm starting to think my love for pasta isn't natural. Aren't you supposed to get sick of a food ...

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downtown tampa

Adventuring in Downtown Tampa

Recently, my husband and I spent some time together in downtown Tampa. It's funny how the place you grew up in can still offer something new and fun. Around town, we tend to go out to eat, go to a wine bar, see a movie, sometimes decide we need to walk around Target for a little while. ...

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#EasterJoy with Shari’s Berries

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter! I'll talk about my Easter in a moment, but as a snippet, I totally watched some chick on Meerkat eat half a chocolate bunny as she sat there watching TV. What is it about these live broadcasting apps? Meerkat, Periscope...I CAN'T STOP WATCHING PEOPLE ...

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