Take-out Tuesday, Kentucky Derby Bourbon Meatballs and Everything Ham & Swiss Sliders

We had a Kentucky Derby watching party on Saturday The weather forecast had been for rain early in the week, but by Thursday it had changed and we ended up having a beautiful 80 degree sunny day, perfect for a party on the patio! This year there were 12 of us, 3 families I set … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy Favorites for May Celebrations

Take-out Tuesday is all about recipes that are easier and tastier than restaurant take-out There a lot of May celebrations on the calendar the next 2 weeks so I’ve rounded up some tried and true favorite easy ones from the archives~ Appetizers, main dishes and desserts to to enjoy for Cinco de Mayo, the Kentucky … Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Straws

Hello! It’s time for the monthly Creative Craft Hop hosted by talented Sara from Birdz of a Feather Thank you Sara! Welcome friends, readers and visitors from Decorate and More with Tip Today we’re going to make some festive straws for a Kentucky Derby watching party The Kentucky Derby Horse Race is always on the … 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, Last Minute Derby Day

  What do you do when you decide at the last minute to throw a little Derby Day bash but don’t have the first horse shoe or red rose?         You shop your house and see what you can find!         I did have some faux pink and red … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Kentucky Derby Pecan Delights

These were inspired by a recipe I pinned from Half Baked Harvest I decided to shorten it up a bit… I used a crescent roll dough sheet for the crust, but you can substitute graham crackers or crushed shortbread cookies mixed with melted butter if you prefer Place dough sheet {or crescent roll dough} in … Continue reading

Holidays, Cinco de Derby, Run for the Tacos & Pina Colada Salad

The fun holidays have really been jumbled up this year And this Saturday is not only Cinco de Mayo  ๐Ÿ’ƒ It’s also the Kentucky Derby, the famous horse race, also called The Run for the Roses  ๐Ÿ‡ ๐Ÿ‡       ๐Ÿ‡ This is my sweet niece and her cute hubby at the Derby a couple of years … Continue reading

Party Panache, Derby Day

Are you going to watch the great “Run for the Roses” tomorrow? The Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May.ย  It is also known as the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” and will air on NBC starting at 5 pm ET. The actual race is scheduled to start at 6:24pm ET.ย  Be … Continue reading