Party Panache, Kentucky Derby Ideas

Do you watch the Kentucky Derby, usually on the first Saturday in May? Last year it was moved from May to Labor Day and we had a lot of Derby Day fun at our Delayed Derby Party This year it’s May 1, a mere 2 weeks away I’m not sure if we are going to … Continue reading

Party Panache, Magic Mini Meatball Muffins

In the mood for some hearty party bites, I perused appetizer recipes on Pinterest I combined several elements and ingredients from different recipes and came up with these mini meatball bites You have to make these~ they will disappear like magic!! The meatballs are made with ground beef and breakfast sausage, seasoned with Montreal Steak … Continue reading

Party Panache, Spring Charcuterie Spread

We had a perfectly lovely Easter Sunday, blue skies, bright sunshine and temps in the mid 70s… It was the perfect occasion to enjoy a charcuterie board on the patio while we watched the bunnies hunt eggs I told everyone to come hungry for our afternoon gathering We nibbled on a Spring charcuterie board and … Continue reading

Party Panache, Cupcakes & Ice Cream

Join me for cupcakes and ice cream today I’m so glad you stopped by, I hope you will stay! A fluffy cotton cone awaits at your place Along with a cupcake ready to taste A large floral ice cream cone sits front and center on the table It’s set in a glass cone vase to … Continue reading

Holidays, St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️ We celebrated CC’s St. Patrick’s Day birthday last Saturday She had a party at an art studio with her friends Saturday morning The studio is such a fun place, the owner is over the top creative and the decor is crazy fun There’s a huge room with painting tables for … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Italian Party Bread and Pulled Pork Potato Skins

We had quite a Super Bowl spread last Sunday, and I want to share two dishes that really stood out~ Italian Party Bread And Pulled Pork Potato Skins So good! I can’t take credit for either of them, they were HHjr’s creations I didn’t even realize what he was doing until after they were assembled … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Chocolate Chip Dessert Dip

This dessert dip is so easy to make, and so much fun to serve and eat! You can serve this in one bowl with a plate of dippers or in individual small bowls, with an assortment of cookie pieces and pretzels on the side Or get really fancy and serve it in a martini glass … Continue reading

Party Panache, Get Festive with a Fajita Bar

If you’re dealing with a case of the winter or Covid blues, here’s an easy way to have some fun~ Create a fajita bar! I’ve been spending the weekends in our family bubble… HHjr and his boys, and DD and her family… Our temps were going to be in the 50s Saturday, perfect for being … Continue reading

Party Panache, Team Pride, Southern Favorite Recipes for the National Championship

I know everyone is focusing on New Year’s Resolutions, dealing with life in this pandemic, and trying to stay sane in this political turmoil… but here in Alabama, we are focused on the National Championship game tomorrow night! We love to go all out for Alabama games, but with safe socializing in mind and the … Continue reading

Party Panache, “Snownut” Cake

We celebrated my son in law, NG’s, birthday last weekend CC and I made him a lemon cake covered with white buttercream and white chocolate chips… It looked just like a giant powdered donut! It’s made with lemon cake mix, lemon jello, lemon juice, eggs, butter, white chocolate chips, and sour cream {not pictured} CC … Continue reading