Party Panache, Pineapple Volcano Rum Cake

Kick off summer with a Pineapple Volcano Rum Cake! Triple pineapple! This butter rum cake is covered with pineapple glaze, pineapple icing with a real pineapple topper   The lava from this volcano is pineapple buttercream icing     And here’s the best part     You won’t even break a sweat making this easy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, South Pacific

  Welcome to day 4 of the Celebrate & Decorate’s Broadway Tablescape Blog Hop!     When Chloe suggested a Broadway themed tablescape blog hop I was thrilled!     Phantom of the Opera… Wicked…West Side Story…My Fair Lady, These are some of my very favorites, but it was only a moment until my heart … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Memorial Day Menu

For family holiday weekends at the beach we love to COOK With young grandchildren and crowded restaurants, dining out is not fun or relaxing HHjr is head chef and we collaborated last week on the menu It looks complicated, but with advance planning, and some short cut recipes, plus my son does most of the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hawaiian Pizzarooms

  Feed your pizza cravings with these lo-carb tasty stuffed “s’rooms”     Easy enough to make for a weekend nosh but elegant enough for a party     Instead of traditional pizza ingredients, this is an Hawaiian style pizza version with ham & pineapple     Look for large cap mushrooms, clean by wiping … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rose Topped Coconut Poke Bundt Cake

I’m not exactly sure where I will be for Mother’s Day this year so I decided to get myself a few flowers and bake a little cake, you know, just to indulge myself a little  take the pressure off my children… They will be chasing after their own children… So I created a little Mother’s … Continue reading

Holidays, Fry-Tot-To for Cinco de Mayo!

Are you gearing up for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta?     HH & I had a little celebration earlier this week so I could share this fun “Fry-Tot-To” recipe     Just in time for Cinco de Mayo  🎉     We were celebrating a picture perfect day on the coast after a severe … Continue reading

Holidays, May Celebrations

My calendar says April 23… Is that right??? How can it be April 23!!! May is always a busy month, with the end of school, the approach of summer, parties, dance recitals and graduations… I am planning now so I can be ready for all the festivities, and have been looking over these holidays in … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Candle Party Plates

    Let’s have some party fun today and paint some festive candles   🎂     You don’t have to be an artist to paint these funky candles, all you need is a rough sketch to plan the colors and design     Some paint,* and several brushes * if you aren’t painting on glass, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easter Birthday

  Welcome to an Easter birthday bash!     I combined some birthday things with my Easter stash     A perfect Spring day     for 2 celebrations, hooray!  🎉                             It was a great birthday!!       Confetti Birthday … Continue reading

Party Panache, Confetti Birthday Bundt

We celebrated a very special birthday over the weekend     Charlie Brown turned 2!     He was very enthusiastic about it!     And LOVED his birthday cake!       I wanted to keep things fairly simple for his 2 year old taste buds     Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix doctored … Continue reading

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