Party Panache, Coconut Pineapple Faux Créme Brûlèe

I am really excited to share this today     I can’t wait to find out what you think!     This oh so tempting creamy dessert     with a caramelized burnt sugar topping     Garnished with fresh pineapple and coconut flakes     Is actually…     Wait for it…     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, The Sun is So Bright, I’ve Gotta Wear Shades

We have had a crazy summer in Alabama, tons of rain and then bright sunshine,     We head to the porch when the weather is fine     And when the sun is out, it’s hot and bright,     Much to this pineapple’s delight!     Have you heard the song, “The Future’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tropical Glasses

I am a confessed plate-a-holic     My New Year’s resolution was NO NEW PLATES!   hmmm….     I had a little relapse when I was planning South Pacific, and bought these hibiscus plates     I absolutely love them, they are melamine, even the kiddos can use them, and we will use them … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Grilled Fireball Pineapple Slices, Pineapple Corer & Vase

We kicked off the summer with grilled pineapple slices marinated in Fireball Whiskey 💃     I got the recipe from my Traveling Tote friend Patti {we’ll be sharing travel adventures on June 1 with a MacKenzie-Childs giveaway!}       It’s so simple, fresh pineapple, Fireball cinnamon whiskey, & brown sugar     You … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pineapple Volcano Rum Cake

Kick off summer with a Pineapple Volcano Rum Cake! Triple pineapple! This butter rum cake is covered with pineapple glaze, pineapple icing with a real pineapple topper   The lava from this volcano is pineapple buttercream icing     And here’s the best part     You won’t even break a sweat making this easy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, South Pacific

  Welcome to day 4 of the Celebrate & Decorate’s Broadway Tablescape Blog Hop!     When Chloe suggested a Broadway themed tablescape blog hop I was thrilled!     Phantom of the Opera… Wicked…West Side Story…My Fair Lady, These are some of my very favorites, but it was only a moment until my heart … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hawaiian Pizzarooms

  Feed your pizza cravings with these lo-carb tasty stuffed “s’rooms”     Easy enough to make for a weekend nosh but elegant enough for a party     Instead of traditional pizza ingredients, this is an Hawaiian style pizza version with ham & pineapple     Look for large cap mushrooms, clean by wiping … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ode to the Pineapple

Today is my sister’s birthday, Happy Birthday Sally!! AND,  she is not only as sunny as a pineapple, she was clever enough to live in Hawaii for a while with her talented architect husband and have two sunny children who are as sweet as if they were born in a pineapple field…     In … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grilled Hawaiian Chicken in a Pineapple with Summer Saffron Rice Bake

Get that grill  going!  🍍 This meal is fancy enough for company but so easy and budget friendly, you will want to make it all summer for your family HHjr and I have been toying with the idea of stuffing a whole pineapple with a pork tenderloin and putting it on the rotisserie…upon thinking it … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Island Chicken with Pineapple Rum Sauce

Here is a simple little chicken dish that will take you straight to a tropical island It’s loaded with fresh pineapple and gets a little kick from some sweet chili sauce and a splash of rum Bacardi Pineapple Infusion is what I used, but you can use any rum or rum extract The rum flavor … Continue reading

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