DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar

Summer is in full swing here and we are filling our social calendar with lots of pool parties, backyard BBQ's and outdoor concerts. While the summer is heating up we are cooling down with a fun and refreshing DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar!  This red, white and blue drink station is perfect for all your summer celebrations and I'm sharing all the details for this Italian Soda Bar over on the Chinet® brand blog.   Guest young and old will enjoy sipping on their own delicious … [Read more...]

Coconut Cream Margarita

I am a HUGE fan of Tacos, Chips and Guac, and Frozen Margaritas...both with and without alcohol. I also pretty much love Cinco de Mayo, because tacos + parties = YASSSS!  I spotted these fun cactus cups recently and knew with Cinco de Mayo just around the corner they would be a fun addition to our fiesta themed celebration.  Especially when they are filled with a delightfully refreshing frozen Coconut Cream Margarita! We recently had some friends over for dinner and we served Mexican Pizzas … [Read more...]

Mango Strawberry Sparkling Lemonade

“This post has been sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” A few years ago I made a goal to drink the recommended 8-10 glasses of water a day. To be honest, I struggled in the beginning. I even created my own DIY motivational water bottle to help me reach my goal. After a while the habit became a lifestyle change and it was no longer a struggle to gulp down those glasses of water. But, every now and then I crave something with a little something extra and … [Read more...]

Bunny Bait Easter Snack Mix

Hippity-hoppity the Easter Bunny is on his way! I can't believe that Easter will be here in just a few short weeks, to be honest I feel like it has really snuck up on my this year.  Fortunately, I've been working on some fun Easter themed projects, like this Bunny Bait Easter Snack Mix, that are Easter Bunny approved!   I recently teamed up with my friends at Chinet® to create this scrumptious snack mix and adorable bunny cups. This simple snack idea is perfect for Easter … [Read more...]

Mini Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Raspberry Ganache

AD - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine.   Love is in the air and the sweetest holiday is just around the corner.  This Valentine's Day show your sweetheart how much you love them with decadent mini chocolate cakes with chocolate raspberry ganache.  These mini cakes are a sweet finish to a romantic Valentine's dinner and you'll love how easy they are to whip up, just in time to celebrate with your loved ones! We used to … [Read more...]

Own Fall Entertaining Like a Total Boss

This post was sponsored by Total Wireless through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated to write a post about Total Wireless, all opinions are my own. Before you know it, summer will be a distant memory and crisp weather, brightly colored leaves and all things pumpkin will be in full force. Autumn is the perfect time of year for entertaining outdoors.  What's more fun than inviting a bunch of friends over for good food, drinks, and great conversation all while savoring … [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...]

Girls Night Oscar Viewing Party Ideas

Award season is here!  I can't wait for the Oscars on Sunday. Not only do I love seeing what films and actors take home the top honors, it's a great excuse to host a girls night.  Join me on the red carpet to celebrate the Oscars and host your own glam Girls Night Oscar Viewing Party. Once again I've teamed up with my favorite party company, Oriental Trading to show some simple, creative and oh so glam Oscar viewing party ideas that will make even the stars envious!  I'm … [Read more...]

Spicy Bacon and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

This blog post has been compensated by Borden® Cheese. All opinions are mine alone. #BordenCheeseLove #CollectiveBias #Ad As a new year starts, we tend to make goals and focus on finding ways we can improve or learn something new. This year, I decided to focus on cultivating friendships.  To kick things off, I decided to host a girls night in craft night to connect with old and new friends. Succulents, sugar scrubs, laughter, and good food are all you need for a successful and fun night … [Read more...]

Touchdown Super Bowl Party Ideas

Football is a way of life here in Texas. In high school Friday night football games were the place to be, in college Saturday's were all about tailgating , and now our family crowds on the couch on Sunday's to root for our hometown team. I love watching football, and it's even more fun when your watching it with friends.  This year gather your friends together to throw the ultimate Super Bowl Party.  It will be a breeze with these fun, easy and creative Touchdown Superbowl Party Ideas. If … [Read more...]