Party Panache, Tex-Mex Summer Spread

  With Labor Day a mere 2 weeks away, I want to share this idea of feeding your group in a fairly laborless way!           This a family friendly way to have dinner, Easy on the chef/hostess and fun for the diners/guests         Set out a Tex-Mex Summer … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer BLT Nachos & Patriotic Cookie Bars

  In the spirit of our patriotic summer month, July, let’s nibble on some red, white, and blue treats!         The littles thought the red white and blue icies were very fun,Β  but it was the red white and blue nachos that made the adults smile         Actually, they … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Birthday America!

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Take-out Tuesday, 4th of July Strawberry Cheesecake Pie!

  Today the rest of my family arrives for the 4th and we are going to kick off our celebration tonight with a 4th of July Strawberry Cheesecake Pie!         Luscious fresh summer strawberries, Creamy cheesecake filling…           and oh, did I mention the sugar cookie crust??   … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Preparing for the 4th

      With the 4th of July one week away, I’m ramping up my preparations to make it a smooth sailing holiday!         I think my favorite part of entertaining is the planning…I love the process of getting organized ahead of time…it eliminates last minute stress…If you can take some time … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Patriotic Painting Crafts

  In the spirit of patriotism this week {Be sure to see the tablescape hop this week here} We are going to do some easy and fun painting today!         While I was updating decor in the city, replacing the daffodil wreath on my front door I realized I only had ONE … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Lobster Fest for the 4th

  Welcome to the Celebrate & Decorate annual Patriotic Blog Hop! I hope you get to visit all my fellow tablescapers for amazing inspirations, ideas and patriotic eye candy! Do you have big plans for the 4th of July?         It won’t be long now, the days just seem to fly by … Continue reading

Holidays, Father’s Day Tree

  Honor Dad this Father’s Day with a tree decorated with his favorite things!       This silver pencil tree stays up year round at the beach house, decorated for special holidays, or seasons         Before I bring out the flags and fireworks for the 4th of July, I decided to … Continue reading

Holidays, Bring the beach to you!

  Happy Memorial Day Eve! In the United States we celebrate Memorial day to honor all those that have served our country and sacrificed so much for our freedom         It is also represents the beginning of Summer!         Summer means a trip to the beach for many people, … Continue reading

Holidays, Smooth Sailing to Memorial Day

  Can you believe Memorial Day is only a week away? Such an important holiday to honor all that have served I’m heading to the coast soon to get ready for a long weekend with family Time to start thinking about food and decorations… Β I rounded up some of my very favorites for inspiration The … Continue reading

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