Party Panache, Cheesy Cranberry, Bacon & Pistachio Tarts

Last weekend we had an impromptu gathering to watch the Ole Miss {DD’s alma mater} vs Texas A&M game and around here football means serious apps! I had a crescent roll dough sheet in the refrigerator and decided to make something with that… I decided to make my own version of Cranberry Bites from Yellow … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pumpkin Pecan Butter Boards and Table

Butter Boards are all the rage right now, they are literally cutting boards smeared with a thick layer of flavored butter and served with a variety of breads, crackers, and fruit for spreading and dipping I decided to put a little spin on the concept by making individual butter boards and serving them on plates … Continue reading

Party Panache, Slow Cooker Loaded Taco Dip

This is just as much an idea as a recipe~ Over Labor Day weekend at the beach house we had a taco night and I had a ton of meat leftover I put it in a plastic container along with the leftover grated cheese, red onions, and chopped peppers that we had for toppings, and … Continue reading

Party Panache, Caramel Mascarpone Martini

Heartfelt prayers and prayers for Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas and anyone in harm’s way as they are impacted by Hurricane Ian, as it makes it’s way north. Thank you to everyone for being concerned about our coastal home, we were fortunate not to be in the path this time, and it is heartbreaking to … Continue reading

Party Panache, Salad Dip

Last weekend we had a last minute family pizza night, HHjr was making delicious pizzas and I wanted to make something we could nibble on while he was grilling the pizzas hmmm… My family feels like a good dip is a must have for every gathering… I could make Breezy Easy Party Dip {pictured above} … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pink & Yellow Roses

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, right? So when life handed me pink and yellow roses, I made a tablescape 💐😊 HHjr is so incredibly thoughtful, he brings me flowers all the time and came home the other day with these gorgeous pink and yellow roses So since these beauties arrived my way, … Continue reading

Party Panache, Summer Ladies Luncheon

Summer has arrived with a bang in the South, it is hot hot hot! Let’s keep cool today and have a fancy lunch inside I have been enjoying the flower filled Painted Birdhouse as a Summer centerpiece in the foyer It is the perfect spot to enjoy a cool Summer luncheon… Here is the menu … Continue reading

Party Panache, Ice Cream Birthday Party

CC told her mom she wanted to have her birthday party at home this year CC, DD and I had such fun planning it! {pretend the 9 is turned around} The theme of the party was Ice Cream and it was all very girly girl The decorations were ice cream cones, balloons and lots of … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bleu Cheese & Bacon Dip

Super Bowl is only 1 week away! Will you be watching and noshing? We love to gather with friends and family to watch football with an appetizer buffet of tasty bites, and a yummy dip is always included This easy dip takes only minutes to prep and can be made ahead and baked right before … Continue reading

Party Panache, Peppermint Bark Cheesecake Bites

Peppermint Bark is one of my favorite holiday treats and HHjr loves cheesecake… When I saw a recipe for Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake Bars made with white chocolate peppermint candy bars I knew it was going on our Christmas menu! I had a stash of a variety of peppermint chocolates, the Lindt Lindor White Chocolate … Continue reading