Mini Lasagna Roll-up Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are 100% my own. My calendar is quickly filling up with Christmas activities and holiday parties.  As an avid entertainer and social butterfly, I love this time of year!  I always look forward to all of the events that give us an excuse to celebrate this magical time of year with friends and family, like our annual Jingle & Mingle holiday party.  But, I often find myself stuck on what to serve.  Even though I have some tried and true dishes that … [Read more...]

Loaded Texas Trash Taco Dip Boats

Thanks to our friends at Old El Paso & Walmart for sponsoring this post!  All content, images, & opinions are my 100% own!   Our weekends in the fall typically revolve around sports.  When we aren't running from one kids game to the next, you can usually find us hanging out with friends and watching football.  Growing up in Texas I've become a hard core football fan.  We watch football all weekend long from Friday night lights to NFL game days and we are always hosting friends over to … [Read more...]

5 Essential Tips for Impromptu Entertaining

This post was sponsored by Wholey Cheese! through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated to write a post about Wholey Cheese!, all opinions are my own. The arrival of fall not only brings cooler weather it also ushers in the hustle and bustle of the holiday entertaining season. I love this time of year because it means there are lots of excuses for entertaining, but it can also be a challenge to remember to slow down and to savor the moments.  This year I'm trying to be … [Read more...]

Fiesta Dinner Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #31DaysWithRotel #CollectiveBias Cinco de Mayo may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean we can't keep the fiesta going!  May is a month full of party potential, just think about it...the weather is warmer, school is coming to an end and pool season is upon us. I personally love any excuse to host friends and family over, especially when it involves Mexican food. I've teamed up with … [Read more...]

Smokey BBQ Flatbread Pizza

This blog post was sponsored by Stonefire but the opinions are completely my own based on my experience. #HelloNaan I can't wait for the Big Game on Sunday.  We are hosting our annual football watch party and while we are a little disappointed our beloved Cowboys team fell short and didn't make it to the big game I'm excited about hanging out with friends and eating good food.  I have a few new recipes I'm trying out this year, including this delicious Smokey BBQ Flatbread Pizza. Here in … [Read more...]

Festive and Impressive Tomato Artichoke Appetizer

Hello! If you are stopping by from Twinkle Twinkle Little Party for the Holiday Party Hop we are excited you are here. The holidays are such a magical time of year and one of my favorite seasons to entertain.  Nothing fills my heart more than bringing family and friends together to celebrate and create memories.  With my house all decked out for the holidays with it's glam farmhouse Christmas decorations, it seems like the perfect time to plan and host gatherings with the people I cherish the … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

Who dreads having leftovers? Do yours just sit in the fridge for days and weeks? Don’t let your Thanksgiving leftovers go to waste. In fact, you may want to make EXTRA just to have leftovers so you can try out some of these Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes! Who knew there was more than just reheating a plate of the same ol’ stuff you just ate on turkey day or making a turkey sandwich? This is worth a read. Makes a great holiday appetizer that uses up leftover stuffing. Bacon Wrapped Stuffing … [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 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...]

Chorizo Deviled Eggs

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Lone Star Eggs. All opinions are 100% mine. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year because it means boots, cooler weather and football!  We love hanging out and watching football games, everything from Friday Night Lights to cheering on "The Boys" our favorite Texas team.  Texans love their football! But, let's be honest one of my favorite parts of game day is the party and tailgating!  Today we are spicing things for the big game with … [Read more...]