Party Panache, It’s a Wrap!

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For Super Bowl Sunday I wanted to do a lettuce wrap bar     I could picture everything clearly in my mind… Indulgent yet healthy, with 3-4 kinds of fillings, and several kinds of large lettuce leaves, Even grilled romaine     Of course you can provide tortillas too     You can offer hot … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pecan Pie & Salted Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes

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    This recipe from Karen at Back Road Journal has soared to the top of our favorite desserts list       I think you can probably see why…       What’s better than your own personal cheesecake cupcake?         Topped anyway you like!     I used what I … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine Love, crafts, sweets, tables, decor

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We celebrate all the holidays in a big way, especially Valentine’s Day XO rectangular pillow here         Not only is it a romantic day for us, it is HHjr’s birthday Valentine Birthday Dinner       My youngest son’s birthday fell on Thanksgiving sometimes, A Valentine baby and a Thanksgiving baby! White … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Football Food!

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Congrats to Clemson on winning the National Championship! It was a great game, and although we were sad Alabama lost, we still had a great time noshing on delicious food…     I was going to post these recipes later this month in time for the Super Bowl, but I have had so many requests … Continue reading

Party Panache, Tide vs Tigers

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I don’t usually post on Mondays but I have 2 important things to share… Big game tonight!!  and 1 day sale on Society 6  with free shipping!!   The snow and ice has melted and we’re having friends over tonight to root for the Tide Here’s the menu:   Recipes coming up soon! Roll Tide … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Citrus Explosion!

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The best part of winter to me is fresh citrus, especially big juicy grapefruit     This was a gloomy winter week, so I loaded up the table with an explosion of citrus for a weekend dinner party       I have a lot of things in sets of 2 and 4 so for … Continue reading

Creations, Powdered Sugar Snowmen & Gingerbread House Table

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Do you put your decorations away asap after the holidays or do you let them linger for a while…     I do a little of both, and love to let snowmen and other wintry things stay out to play     Especially white lights     For Christmas Eve Lunch with Santa, I moved … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Merry Mimosa Bar and Candy Cane Easels

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Whew, here we are, December 23!     For a little extra jolly I painted a sign for our bar     Which is all set up as a Merry Mimosa Station     Help yourself!     I used a short piece of board and painted it black     I wanted to incorporate … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Christmas Menu & Last Minute Ideas

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  I spent part of Sunday polishing the menu for our family Christmas Eve Lunch with Santa   If you can take some time a week or so in advance of an event, to make a master grocery list and timeline,  you will be giving yourself a present  🎁 There’s no formal dining for the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Hark the Herald Angels Sing!

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Welcome to day 5 of the Holiday Tablescape Blog Hop! What a fabulous week of stunning tables!   I am celebrating the holiday season with singing angels this year     What better way to bring on the holiday cheer!     Come on in and join the chorus,     It will be so … Continue reading

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