Simple Summer Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Here's the scoop, National Ice Cream Day is this Sunday July 16th and I've teamed up with Chinet to show you just how easy it is to create a simple Summer Ice Cream Social. I personally love these silly made-up holidays, I think they are the perfect excuse for gathering some friends, making homemade ice cream and having a simple soiree with everyone's favorite summer treat.  The summer is heating up here in Texas and we are always … [Read more...]

Halloween Monster Mash Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone #WickedFantaFun #CollectiveBias Who's ready for a monster sized good time?!?  Host a Halloween Monster Mash party and celebrate the Halloween season in a fun and silly way with lots of extraordinary memories. Guest are going to go googly eyed over this wickedly fun Halloween party.  The bold colors, silly monsters and tasty treats are enjoyable for the whole family, and a great way … [Read more...]

Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer has officially arrived and the temperatures are starting to soar. Those scorching triple digits can be hard on our bodies, moods and our electric bills, but you don't have to let the soaring temperature get you down.  While I would love to spend our days lounging by the pool to keep cool, it's just not possible, and if you are like me you can't spend all summer poolside either.  Here are my favorite tips to beat the summer heat at home, without sending your energy bill through the … [Read more...]

Homemade Peach Ice Cream with Pistachios

Hey Y'all!  What do you say we celebrate the start of summer with a delicious Homemade Peach Ice Cream with Pistachios!?!  I promise you'll love the sweet peaches combined with the crunchy pistachios in this easy homemade ice cream recipe.  Top it off with some sweet and juicy raspberries for a summertime dessert that will have everyone saying "goodness gracious that's good y'all!" Over the weekend my kids had a date to spend the morning with grandma and grandpa at the local farmers market. … [Read more...]

Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream

My mom sent me a text informing me that today was National Ice Cream Day, who knew!  I couldn't let the day pass without enjoying some ice cream and this delicious homemade Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream was the perfect way to celebrate! The other day I bought fresh cherries and set out to find a recipe I could use them in.  There were lots of tasty looking recipes out there, but in the end I decided to adapt a few to make this decadent cherry cheesecake ice cream. Enjoy it in a bowl with a … [Read more...]

Red, White and Pie 4th of July Party

I originally shared this post on Pizzazzerie as a part of their 4th of July celebration. Today I'm sharing a little red, white and blue inspiration for your next 4th of July celebration.  When I think about July 4th I'm drawn to the idea of old fashioned celebrations, parades, sparklers and of course pie!  So I decided to create a Red, White and Pie 4th of July celebration. The inspiration for this party was of course the 4th of July red, white and blue, but I also wanted to capture … [Read more...]