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Fiesta Lime Salsa

I love how this salsa turned out. If anything looks like a party, I am in and this salsa most definitely looked like a party. It was delish and fresh and zesty. Loved it on chips but would be great on chicken or tacos or anything your little heart desires. I personally enjoyed the fight to the bottom of the bag with my husband. He won. He always wins at the chip game.

We are growing some green and yellow tomatoes in our yard but came home to a bag of romas and cucumbers on our porch this weekend. Thanks Brooke and Toby! The cucumbers will meet their destiny later this week but I sure loved those romas. I have a few left so I will think of something fun for them later as well. You have to treat donated produce with love.:)

5 cups diced tomatoes in all colors – I used roma, green grape, yellow pear and another golden one that I can’t remember the name of.
1 sm red onion
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 Serrano pepper, seeds in
1 tsp. lime zest
1/4 cup lime juice
2 cloves minced garlic
1 tsp salt or more to taste
Mix it all up and enjoy. No need to be dead on with the ingredients. Just do what tastes good to you. Add things in if you like. Have fun with it.


Pat and Kat, part 1

Pat and Kat, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G. The singer of Nick’s band married his sweetie this weekend. The wedding was at St. Marks and the reception was at Ste. Chapelle winery in Nampa, ID. Not to be confused with NAPA. Everything was wonderful. The priest was one of the best I have ever heard and Kat was absolutely STUNNING. I got to make the jewelry for Kat and her crew and she totally rocked it. After the ceremony our little VIP group (kidding) rolled to the reception in our PIMP limo. So pimp that the air didn’t work. I almost didn’t make it. Deep breaths. But once we were there it was so beautiful. Perfect weather. Perfect wine. Flip flops for a gift. (Note, totally awesome). Wonderful friends and my terrible dance moves. Agh yes, and some of those poses in there….just trying to be on America’s Next Top Model. We wanted to make Tyra proud. I don’t think we did. Anyway, we had a wonderful time! Congrats Kat and Pat! Enjoy Oregon!!!


We noticed our friend, Trey, and Pat’s bro-in-law, Guy, look a lot alike. But then I noticed a third…

The Best Man, Matt, watching Pat sing his song to Kat.


Ava Lyn Martin

AKA: Cheeks-magoo
A friend at work had her own little munchy last year and OH is she sweet. And a potential future in modeling, I might add. When I have tried to shoot friend’s babies in the past, catching their glance is second to impossible. Little Ava Lynn would not take her eyes off of the camera lens. She just stared right down it the entire time, no matter where I was, unless of course she wanted to do her “look up” pose. Tyra would be so proud. We just snapped a few yesterday in the parking lot of our office but we are trying to hook-up to do a real deal shoot sometime.