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Rosa Manriquez on Overcoming Homophobia & Fighting for a Brighter Future [Video]

  . . When Rosa Manriquez sat down with us six years ago, she told the story of how she went from resenting the gay ex-husband who abandoned the family, to embracing her lesbian daughters. We recently caught up with her and got to hear a bit more about how she overcame her own homophobia and the work she’s doing to contribute to a more welcoming tomorrow.   Transcript provided by YouTube: 00:00 [Music] 00:05 welcome to this week’s story update 00:07 where we’re going to be speaking with 00:08 rosa manriquez and before we do let’s 00:11 take a look at her story 00:14 i’m rosa manriquez and i’m from los 00:17 angeles 00:18 and when people ask me...

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Lake Michigan Revitalize Retreat

A recap of my experience on Lake Michigan with some of the most incredible food bloggers and brands in the business! I recently had an amazing opportunity to spend a few days on Lake Michigan with some of the most fantastic food bloggers and brands. We relaxed, learned, cooked, connected, and created so many wonderful memories together. Oh and, of course, we ate a lot of great food and drank some fabulous drinks! The retreat took place at a home rental on beautiful Lake Michigan! And when I say beautiful, I don’t even think that comes close to describing how truly gorgeous Lake Michigan is. Everything about it was so wonderful! The lake was calm like glass in the mornings...

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Peach BBQ Pork Steaks

Peach BBQ Pork Steaks are an easy and delicious meal for any night of the week. Tender and juicy pork steaks are slathered in peach bbq sauce. Perfect for grilling or oven baked.  Making bbq sauce is one of my favorite things and I’ve often missed owning our barbecue sauce business, but it doesn’t keep me from trying new sauces on a regular basis. This peach bbq sauce is one of the best that I’ve tasted. It was a collaboration between me and my husband and that’s where the best recipes come from! It was so delicious that we made it 3 times in one week, we just can’t get enough of it! PIN IT TO PINTEREST NOW! We are...

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Parmesan Zucchini

These Parmesan Zucchini are cheesy, crunchy, and baked to perfection. They’re a vegetarian dish that is crispy and bursting with delicious flavors. Parmesan Zucchini are the perfect marriage of salty cheese and healthy vegetable. These zucchini sticks are baked until they are nice and crisp, helped along by the oil and breadcrumbs sprinkled on top. Add in some seasoning to really make the flavors sing, and you have one delicious side dish. Though Parmesan Zucchini look a little like french fries, they are much healthier. And because of the texture, this dish can easily substitute for the carbohydrate or grain in a meal. Super satisfying and yummy, this Parmesan Zucchini recipe is a winner. Let’s talk about what ingredients you’ll...

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