Tablescapes, Hearts and Flowers

  Instead of traditional red roses for Valentine decor this week         I opted for pink and white alstromeria       Thinking about what vase or container to put them in, I got an idea…         When I painted this cake dome, I painted every other heart upside … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Aloha Raspberry Bread Pudding Ramekins with Vanilla Cream

  This is an easy recipe with a big Wow factor Raspberry white chocolate bread pudding with a vanilla cream sauce…         Sweet Hawaiian Roll bread cubes, fresh raspberries, white chocolate in a luscious custard served warm topped with a vanilla cream sauce You might just fall in love!       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Strawberry Pot Server with Ranch Garden Veggie Dip

  When we had a Super Bowl gathering last weekend, I wanted to serve something on the healthy side to balance out the pork fest we were having {pigs in a blanket, BBQ pulled pork and baby back ribs} 🐷         I decided fresh vegetables and an easy cold dip was the … Continue reading

Party Panache, Holiday Cookie Bars for any Occasion

  You know how sprinkles make everything better? Those happy little bits of color that brighten your day and say “hey, it’s party time!”       We had friends over to watch the Super Bowl Instead of a football theme I decided to decorate the buffet for 2 February holidays Valentines and Mardi Gras … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Galentine’s Party

    Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Valentine Tablescape Hop! We are changing the format this time, all the blogs are posting on the same day, today! I normally post a Take-out Tuesday recipe every Tuesday, so this week I will be posting 2 fantastic Take-out Tuesday type recipes on Wednesday and Thursday … Continue reading

Party Panache, 20 Super Star Recipes & Ideas for Super Bowl Sunday!

  Next Sunday is the Super Bowl Whether you’re a football fan or not, it’s always fun to see the wacky new commercials I hear that Planter’s is going to kill Mr. Peanut this year… 😱         We love any excuse for a party around here, and our favorite way to serve … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Mousse Minis

  I have a wonderful low cal treat to share today!         These mini mousses are only 2 ingredients!         Peanut Butter & Cool Whip!         I used Lite, but you could use Fat Free         Begin by mixing the peanut butter with … Continue reading

Holidays, Carnival Season

  The main focus for most of us in early January is putting away holiday decor, healthy eating, and getting a fresh start for the new year But in the South, January 6, or Twelfth Night, the Feast of the Ephiphany, marks the beginning of Carnival season, a time of masquerade balls, lavish parades, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Romaine Wraps

  The hit of the holidays were these Romaine Wraps Filled with a combo of cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and bacon, they disappeared rapidly!           We had these for our Citrus Bowl party on New Years Day           And I made a tortilla wrap with the extra … Continue reading

Holidays, Kid Friendly Holiday Buffet

  I hope you are having a wonderful December! The highlight of our holiday celebration is the annual Christmas Eve lunch at our house Eleven of our group of 24 are children 12 and under so it’s all about kid friendly food and Santa Claus fun           The children sit at … Continue reading

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