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As back-to-school approaches, I can't help but look forward to the Fall season. One of the best things about Fall in my opinion, is the fashion! With tall boots and suede hats to chic satchels and statement jewelry, it's the best time of the year to have fun with accessories. Personally, one of my favorite Autumn accessories, and the easiest way to update an outfit, is jewelry. From a big bold ear cuff to minimal gold necklaces with interesting little pendants, my fashion forecast for Fall this year includes more modern and sleek pieces.

For example, while I tend to love a pair of sparkly statement studs or a larger dangling statement earring, this Fall I see a modern ear cuff being one of the biggest earring trends, and it's definitely one of my favorite jewelry trends! It looks great on its own or paired with some gold hoops, and you can even pair it with a cool ear crawler. These elegant and modern ear cuffs come with sleek built-in tassel earrings. I love that this je…

Crock Pot Shredded Beef Burritos

by Michaela from An Affair From the Heart

Everyone who loves their crock pot, raise your hand!

The crock pot makes life so easy on those busy "run-run" kind of days.

This recipe is one of our very favorites.

crock pot shredded beef burritos

I lived in San Diego for a short while years ago.  There's not much to dislike about San Diego!! But one of the things I loved the most?

THE FOOD.

I fell in love with the little taco stands.  To this day when we visit, it's our very first stop, Roberto's in Mission Beach. It doesn't matter what time of the day our flight lands, we stop there first.

Thank goodness they are open 24 hours a day!

My favorite thing has always been the shredded beef burritos. They just have so much flavor.

I attempted to make them, using my crock pot, and they are a pretty close match.

yum. added a little fresh salsa bowl, and chips, perfect.



Crock Pot Shredded Beef Burritos

3-4 pound beef rump roast
1 can Rotel tomatoes
1 can diced green chilies (or use fresh if you have them)
1 large onion sliced
2 T. beef bouillon
flour tortillas for burritos
toppings of choice

Do not drain the Rotel or the chilies.
Dump everything into your crock pot.
 I cook it on high for about 5-6 hours. Basically you want it to get to the "shredded falling apart stage."   Shred meat and put back in the crock pot until ready to eat.

I steam my tortillas so that they are easier to wrap. Place meat inside and wrap burrito style. 
 I prefer mine without other things, but my family chooses between any and all of these:
shredded lettuce, cheese, sour cream, guacamole.

The burritos pictured here were lucky enough to have also have fresh peppers from my uncle's garden!!
Here in Nebraska, we aren't that lucky year 'round.


how gorgeous are these little babies?



So, the only thing that's really missing from this burrito is the atmosphere if Mission Beach...especially the ocean!


Ah.... Roberto's at  Mission Beach... see you soon...but until then I will feed my cravings with these!


Roberto's, Mission Beach, San Diego

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  1. Oh me, oh my, these look GOOD! They're going on my menu plan this month:-) Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. YUM!! Going to have to try this.

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