Party Panache, last minute Thanksgiving Appetizers & Host Gifts

Whether you are hosting a holiday gathering or thinking about what you might bring to your host/hostess, here are a few last minute easy ideas for the upcoming holidays   Snow Pea Tree   We like to eat around 5-6 for Thanksgiving, so throughout the day I think it’s fun to have a few nibbles … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Rustic & Gold Friendsgiving

In the US, Thanksgiving is a very special holiday, full of family traditions… It’s all about the food and the table! Have you planned your menu and set your table? Our menu is still in the planning stage, but I have set the table for Celebrate & Decorate’s Thanksgiving Tablescape Blog Hop!     Even … Continue reading

Party Panache, National Bundt Cake Day

Tomorrow is National Bundt {Cake} Day, and with these easy recipes you can still whip one up in time to celebrate!   Hot Buttered Rum Roll Cake     I love love to make Bundt cakes, you know why? Shhhh… they are sooo easy!         Today I want to share some of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Turkey Vase, and Fall Bottle Crafts

  Ready for some Fall fun today? This is especially for my Fearless Friday friends who think they can’t paint       You CAN do this!!         I save empty bottles, they are great for crafts, and I also had an inexpensive glass vase from the florist which I chose for … Continue reading

Home Decor, Thanksgiving Vignettes

  I had a lot of fun last weekend playing with fall decor and crafting I’m going to be quiet today and just let you look around…                               Tomorrow we’ll dive into this unbelievable Butternut Pumpkin Queso         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Cranberry Flatbread made with leftovers!

I spent a relaxing weekend at the beach house, {and yes my toothache was totally caused by stress} and had a lot of fun playing in the kitchen, doing fall projects, swimming, reading, and being totally free of schedules…         One of the meals I enjoyed was a flatbread created with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Okay, wasn’t it summer just yesterday?   I can’t believe it’s time to talk turkey and holidays!   Here’s what I’m thinking about making in November The flavor of the month is Thanksgiving,  Fall flavors perfect for this time of year, with plenty of recipes for all kinds of gatherings You can see the links … Continue reading

Party Panache, Octoberfest Sausage Sauerkraut Balls

  Time for a little Octoberfest fun!         HH’s parents were full German, and my MIL made the best sauerbraten…they also used to take us to a local restaurant that served sauerkraut balls as a complimentary appetizer.  When I saw a sauerkraut ball recipe on Momoe’s Kitchen, it brought back so many … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Semi Homemade Corn Chowder and Corn Biscuit Pudding

Have you seen the new soups Campbell’s just added to their product line?   Well, they are new to me anyway, Cream of Sweet Corn and Cream of Bacon, what??? These certainly caught my attention!       I made the Cream of Corn Soup and added extra corn kernels and grated cheddar, yum!  Almost … Continue reading

Home Decor, Fresh Centerpieces for the Holidays

My sister-in-law is very high energy and super organized, and when we had lunch the other day she told me that she was just about finished with her Christmas shopping… 😵 She is in charge of table centerpieces for a neighborhood holiday party and asked me to help her with holiday centerpiece ideas   MacKenzie-Childs Inspired … Continue reading

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