#RebukeTheCalories: Hollywood Farmers Market

 

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Go ahead judge me. I woke up like this #Flawless!!! I slept in my birthday makeup but that #toofaced liquid matte lipstick in #DropDeadRed is still popn’ tho.

After a night of excessive communion and breaking bread with friends, this was the perfect ending to a my pre-birthday turn-up weekend. A nice stroll on a sunny Hollywood afternoon to breathe some fresh air and eat some fresh food. All the venders food and layout was nice and clean. I really enjoyed the variety of foods they offered.Some fruits and vegetables are seasonal. I was so disappointed I didn’t get to buy some cotton candy plums. My mouth was literally watering for some sweet fresh fruit.tbucgelli_5 I stumbled upon this one vendor and bought a pineapple passion fruit lemonade to bring my inside back to life lol. Not a big fan of passion fruit juice but surprisingly it was delicious.

Soooo as I sipped and searched for food, my boo daddy keep raving about this lady that had good burritos. Not a huge fan of burritos. But as a foodie, I could turn down a gourmet meal on the go.

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#tBuchelli ‘Big Ass Burrito’

I was soooo hungry and tired from last night I just wanted to eat and go back to sleep. Soooo as I was about to pass out, we finally found #tBuchelli Gourmet Sausages! He ordered the ‘Big Ass Burrito’ and I had the Ortega sausage burritos with cheese. Bomb dot com. I wish I had filmed my reaction because the flavors just burst into your mouth. One flavor didn’t over power the other; it was the perfect balance. The texture of the sausage was authentically savory in flavor with a hint a spice. I don’t do spicy but when I tasted the big ass burrito is was also very good. I’m a fan. I’m a believer! Next time no extra cheese tho lol.

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#tBuchelli Ortega Breakfast Burrito with extra cheese

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Watch me learn how to cook mini cheese burger sliders on YouTube!

 

#WritersBlockWednesday: Routine Or Addiction

blackloveDoes having a type mean you are settling for what you routinely like dating? Or could it be that you are addicted to loving the wrong person at any cost? I have been struggling with practicing #TheWait; waiting on my true love; the man that Yahweh has for me. I am a addicted to what I physically like so therefore I routinely date those types of guys. I desire a tall, dark, handsome, intelligent and god-fearing man that adores my body, worships my brains and appreciates my intelligence. Finding my Boaz has been no easy tasks. While patiently waiting, I decided to re-connect with me. Being the best I can be improves the dating process. Clear clutter for clarity! When you know he’s not for you or vice versa, delete the number, avoid all communication because this will free you up for the next suitor. I would go out on dates because I was bored. I began to get so consumed with the “why” we were not compatible, I realized that I was wasting time by routinely dating the wrong guys.

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Rapper Kevin Gates and his wife Dreka Gates photo credit: via instagram @iamkevingates and @realdrekagates

Dating is challenging in a world full of social media distractions. After drooling on my phone for a minute over a guy on instagram who was clearly made in Gods chocolate image; I came back to senses to realize that his looks may fade over time but will his loyalty to his wife and family come first. Will he profess his love for me even when I am not around? Will he provide for our family at all cost? Will he protect our family from harm?

#RoutineOrAddiction #BeautyRevenge                                                                                             #makeupbyKahluaParker on Instagram

I may be flawed but my makeup is perfect #KahluaParker
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Happy Independence Day!

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Celebrate with family and friends with a beautiful display of fireworks.

Fireworks displays are also planned at:

• Artesia Community Park, 12000 block of South Street;

• Sierra Vista High School, 3600 Frazier Ave., Baldwin Park;

• Calabasas High School, 22855 W. Mulholland Highway;

• Cerritos High School, 12500 E. 183rd St., Cerritos;

• Pomona College, Hammer Throw Field, Claremont;

• Rosewood Park, 2535 Commerce Way, Commerce;

• West Los Angeles College, 9000 Overland Ave., Culver City;

• Diamond Bar High School baseball field, 21400 E. Pathfinder Road, Diamond Bar;

• Downey High School, 11040 Brookshire Ave., Downey;

• Rowley Park, 13220 S. Van Ness Ave., Gardena;

• Salt Lake Park, 6550 Miles Ave., Huntington Park;

• Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta;

• Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 W. Avenue H, Lancaster;

• Hansen Dam Recreation Center, 11770 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace;

• Exposition Park, 700 Exposition Park Drive;

• The Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Highway, Long Beach;

• Veterans Memorial Stadium, 500 E. Lew Davis St., Long Beach;

• Lynwood City Park, 3700 Beechwood Ave., Lynwood;

• Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades;

• Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona;

• Shepherd of the Hills Church, 19700 Rinaldi St., Porter Ranch;

• Seaside Lagoon, 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach;

• Rosemead Park, 9200 Mission Ave., Rosemead;

• San Fernando High School, 11133 O’Melveny Ave., San Fernando;

• Cabrillo Beach, 3800 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro;

• Valencia Town Center, 26735 Circle Drive, Santa Clarita;

• South El Monte High School, 1001 N. Durfee Ave., South El Monte;

• South Gate Park, 9615 Pinehurst Ave., South Gate;

• Dr. Richard Rioux Memorial Park, 26233 Faulkner Drive, Stevenson Ranch;

• CBS Studio Center, 4024 Radford Ave.,, Studio City;

• Sylmar High School, 13050 Borden Ave., Sylmar;

• Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia; and

• Walnut High School, 21207 La Puente Road, Walnut.

#RebukeTheCalories: Spring Comfort Foods

There is something a California rain that’s sexy but especially during seasonal changes. The domestic goddess deep inside me was craving all sorts of yummy fattening comfort foods. I #RebukeTheCalories in name of Jesus and decided to cook a few healthy comfort food options instead. Just because I’m hibernating for the weekend doesn’t mean I’m undoing months of suffering and sacrificing for the fashion gawds. I’m still watching my girlish figure. Memorial Day is in two weeks. Summer is just around the corner. Oh the yummy temptations. A quick store run before the real heavy rains comes, I made sure all essential foods and snacks were stocked. I prepared a grocery list keeping in mind what foods I already have at home that I can incorporate my lifestyle meal plan and my monthly food budget.

Grocery List:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Parmesan
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Tomato soup
  • Basil seasoning
  • Garlic powder
  • Sourdough bread
  • Rice O Roni Herb & Butter Flavored
  • Chicken breast
  • Bacon
  • Mixed greens salad
  • Caesar dressing

Meal 1 includes stuffed roasted bell peppers top with melted cheese. The stuffing is made of Rice O Roni and baked chicken breast.

Meal 2 includes a bacon grilled cheese sandwich with basil and garlic flavored tomato soup.

Meal 3 includes a mixed green salad topped with the left over chicken breast, bacon crumbs (chopped boiled egg optional) and caesar salad dressing with garlic parmesan cheese bread.

#AskKahlua

He thinks you are cute and smart. You go out on a couple of dates. Now he wants to know if you can cook. You are on a budget and you are domestically challenged such as myself but still want to make a big impression besides making tacos? Impress on your date by trying one of these inexpensive meals that are not only easy to make but are healthy and delicious too!

Happy Cooking! He didn’t marry me just for my cooking….

Are you ready for some food adventures?

Check out this video as I try to cook hamburger sliders. 

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