How to Host the Ultimate Super Bowl Party

Are you ready for some football?!?  Even though my favorite team isn't playing in the big game on Sunday I'm still excited about Super Bowl 50 and can't wait to host the ultimate Super Bowl Party with our friends and family.  Here in Texas we take our football seriously ,and I love entertaining friends and making creative recipes like our Referee Coke Floats or Creamy Jalapeno Dip on game day. I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share my favorite tips, recipes and crafts to help you host … [Read more...]

Referee Coke Floats

Are you watching the big game in two weeks?  Do you have big plans for hosting a party or do you plan to take it easy and just enjoy it from the comfort of your own couch?  No matter how you decide to watch the big game there's no question your celebration should include Referee Coke Floats, they're a game winning treat! I'm a sucker for fun themed food and drinks at parties. I think those little extra details are what make the celebration extra fun and memorable.  But, as you know I like to … [Read more...]

How to Host a Winning Football Party for the Big Game

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScoreMoreFans #CollectiveBias By now I'm sure you know that I'm a big fan of hosting events and parties. But, did you also know that I'm a big fan of football? I'm the girl yelling at the TV on game day, jumping up and down excitedly from the couch. And even though my favorite team won't be playing in the big game in February I'm excited about throwing a party with our friends and family. … [Read more...]

Easy New Year’s Eve Party Appetizers

Are you staying in to ring in the New Year? Even if you don't have big party plans this New Year's Eve you can make the evening extraordinary and get your 2016 celebration off to a rocking start with our easy southern inspired New Year's Eve Party Appetizers. These memorable appetizers will have guest partying past midnight and you are going to love how easy they are to prepare with just a few off our favorite New Year's Eve party essentials.  This year we are hosting a small get together to … [Read more...]

Mini Pecan Brie Bites

Can you believe it's time to ring in a new year?  We think 2015 was an incredible year full of exciting opportunities and lots and lots of extraordinary memories. We can't wait to see what 2016 has in store, but one thing is certain we plan to start it off on a sweet note with these delicious Mini Pecan Brie Bites! We are planning to stay in this year for New Year's Eve, but that doesn't mean we won't be celebrating in style.  And we all know the key to a great celebration is fabulous food! … [Read more...]

Mini Shrimp and Grits Tasting Spoons

Do you have plans for New Year's Eve yet?  Are you getting all dressed up and hitting the town or do you plan to have a low key evening at home?  This year we are ringing in the new year at home, but that's not going to stop me for embracing our southern roots and making some easy New Year's Eve party appetizers to help us celebrate.  Topping the list will be a tried and true southern favorite with a twist, Mini Shrimp and Grits Tasting Spoons. If you are from the south nothing says comfort … [Read more...]

Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards

Christmas is just around the corner and we are trying to squeeze in a few last minute holiday traditions.  I think that is my favorite thing about this time of year. I love all the family traditions, old and new, that help make the holidays extraordinary!  Over the years it's become a tradition to host a Gingerbread House Decorating party, but this year we decided to switch things up and decorate gingerbread cookies instead.  I found this fun idea for Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards on … [Read more...]

Frozen Hot Chocolate

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kenmore. All opinions are 100% mine. Hot Chocolate has long been the quintessential drink of wintertime, offering warmth and comfort in it's steaming mug of chocolaty goodness. But when you live in Texas winter usually doesn't mean freezing temperatures and powdery white snow drifts, especially this year.  So when it's too hot out for hot cocoa you chill out and sip Frozen Hot Chocolate instead! So far we are having a very warm winter, my … [Read more...]

Christmas Outdoor Movie Night

Outdoor movie nights are a fun way my family enjoys watching movies. Living in California we still get to enjoy a little evening time outside during December. So, I created a Christmas outdoor movie night! I set up our inflatable movie screen, set out some chairs, and added a little concession stand table for all the movie night guests. Everyone was so excited to watch Santa Claus is coming to town! While out shopping, I stumbled upon the cutest fleece blanket throws! The colors … [Read more...]

Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareHolidayJoy #CollectiveBias Today I'm sharing two of my favorite things, entertaining friends and Coca-Cola, with a festive Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party. While this time of the year can be incredibly busy it's also the perfect time of year to spread a little joy and take a break from all the hustle and bustle. Since the weather here is still quite lovely I decided to … [Read more...]