Party Panache, Birthday Football Bash

Last weekend we had a small family gathering to watch the Alabama/Ole Miss Game and to celebrate DD’s birthday We like to celebrate birthdays in a big way, and for DD’s birthday this year, HHjr had a pretty funny idea for a theme When DD first graduated from Ole Miss, long before marriage, children and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, A Fall Table for All Occasions

Welcome to the final week of “There’s No Place Like Home” Autumn Blog Hop Thank you Rachelle for 5 Fabulous weeks of Fall Inspirations! This week we are sharing Autumn tablescapes If you are coming from karinskottage and her beautiful Autumn table, Welcome! This table can be used for any fall occasion, dinner with friends, … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Ideas for Football Gatherings

Football season is big around here, and even though this year our gatherings will be very small and safe, we are still going to enjoy football food and cheer for our favorite teams! A big game for our family is coming up this weekend, Alabama vs Ole Miss DD went to Ole Miss and HHjr … Continue reading

Party Panache, Delayed Derby

We have had a Kentucky Derby watching party the past few years, wearing crazy hats, picking the winners, noshing on apps and sipping cocktails… Of course in early May, everything was shut down and we were so disappointed… But when we found out it was rescheduled for Labor Day weekend we were thrilled! It has … Continue reading

Party Panache, Safe Social Supper

Last weekend I had the house to myself so I called one of my BFFs to see if she and her husband wanted to come over for a casual “safe” dinner of appetizers and cocktails They did! I was so excited! I set up a buffet on the kitchen island It was too hot and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Strawberries & Cream Pretzel Salad

The 70’s called and said they want this recipe back… Only in the South, where macaroni and cheese is considered a vegetable, would this retro dish full of butter, sugar, whipped topping, not to mention pretzels, be considered a “salad!” I will admit that I actually had it for breakfast one day, thinking that it … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

  How is it possible that it’s almost August already? While perusing recipes for my monthly bucket list I was having trouble finding recipes that I hadn’t seen a zillion times before… So few were jumping out and grabbing my attention But then I got an idea! 💡 Instead of making trendy recipes this month, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunflowers, Fish and a Birthday!

  “Hey Gigi, do you want to play Barbie’s with me?” CC asked “Hmmm…you know what, Mr. Rex is coming to dinner tonight His birthday is in a few days, why don’t we set a special table…” “Ohhh, that would be fun, I love to decorate!!” she said         “Mr. Rex loves … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sunshine Pineapple Bacon Dip or Spread

We had a festive 4th of July weekend with fireworks and a boat parade And we snacked on this super easy delicious dip Pineapple, cream cheese & chives, sour cream, bacon and 3 cheeses It’s a flavor explosion in your mouth! It’s also so simple to assemble on a busy summer day Combine the drained … Continue reading

Party Panache, Cheese Stars

    With the 4th of July just around the corner You might need a last minute snack or appetizer for your celebration! If you have  bread,  cheese, mayonnaise and a cookie cutter, you can make these! Since we’re celebrating on the coast, I made some “goldfish” too This is a quick and popular snack … Continue reading