Party Panache, Kid Friendly Charcuterie Buffet

  My family was arriving at dinner time last Thursday for the holiday weekend, which makes dinner itself tricky… No one wants to sit down and eat right when they get here The littles are excited and want to run around, The adults want to unpack, get settled and have a cocktail In the past … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Ranch Monkey Muffins

  My family loves biscuits and bubble ups made with biscuits, Salsa Bread is always requested, It’s perfect for easy entertaining       When I saw Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pull Apart Rolls from Love Bakes Good Cakes, I knew they were a Must Try         Canned biscuits, crispy bacon, ranch dressing … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Corn Salad Cups

  The glorious weather we’ve been having in the South was begging for a food and friends gathering on the patio late Saturday afternoon         I made a super simple super tasty appetizer that is fantastic for outdoor entertaining         A crunchy salad with roasted corn served in a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Lemon Berry Cheesecake Parfaits and Giveaway Winners!

  We have been blessed with the most beautiful week of sunshine and low humidity in the South and I have been really enjoying a lot of patio time         Superboy’s 11th birthday was Tuesday {how did he get so old???}         He and his brother Big E have … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Julie’s Creamy Corn Muffins

  What a weekend, the controverisal Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo and a dance recital, and Monday baseball playoff game, not much time for cooking but I did make these muffins for our Cinco de Mayo Sunday Supper         The original plan was Chicken Fajitas with Enchilada Rice Casserole, but I really … Continue reading

The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

  Happy May! May is packed full of fun occasions, May Day, Cinco de Mayo, Derby Day, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day!     This month instead of choosing a flavor to feature I am going to feature a type of recipe The flavor/theme of the month is Muffin Tin! Lots of tasty muffin sized … Continue reading

Party Panache, Hawaiian Party Bites

  This is going to be my go to summer appetizer 4 ingredients, 5 minute prep sweet and savory pineapple kielbasa mini skewer         There are lots of versions of this on Pinterest that were my inspiration each with a variety of flavor components I ultimately combined 2 of my favorites, Asian … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook BBq Chicken & Pineapple with Speedy Squash Bake

  I hope you had a wonderful Easter or Spring weekend!       We had a very non traditional Easter, with temps in the mid 60’s it was chilly enough to light the fire and we gathered with family and special friends for ribs, smoked chicken, a variety of apps and an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Thai Salad with Orange Peanut Dressing

  This is a “semi-homemade” salad made with the help of Chick-Fil-A and Trader Joe’s         Quick, Easy and Satisfying         A prepared cabbage and carrot slaw mix and fresh spinach are the base The salad is topped with cucumber slices, pineapple, green onions, cashews, chicken nuggets Vegetable pouches … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … Continue reading

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