How to Host a Casual Spring Brunch

Spring is in full swing, and the excitement of warmer days, bright sunshine and fresh blooms popping up everywhere is cause for celebration! Why not host a casual spring brunch filled with refreshing sips, sweet treats, and pretty floral blooms? Invite your friends over for a low key morning in and enjoy making memories with a simple spring-inspired fête. Inspired by the pretty pink from spring blossoms, and the glowy honey golds from my favorite new drink, I created this light and … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Churro Popcorn Snack Mix

Just one bite, and you won't be able to resist this easy chocolate churro popcorn snack mix!  Churros are the perfect sweet treat so when you combine them with the salty crunch of popcorn you have a delicious snack ideal for any occasion.  If you've ever been to an amusement park you've likely caught a whiff of the sweet aroma of cinnamon churros.  They are the perfect blend of soft and crunchy fried dough with a hint of vanilla, dusted with cinnamon and sugar. Now you can enjoy … [Read more...]

Holiday Cranberry Moscow Mules

I recently hosted my very first Friendsgiving dinner and created a special cocktail and party favor for each guest. To save me time and a little money, the signature drink was served in copper mugs that each guest took home.  With all the holiday entertaining coming up I decided to give that signature drink a makeover and create these delicious Holiday Cranberry Moscow Mules. I love the crisp and refreshing taste of Moscow Mules, but I wanted to bring in a little flavor of the … [Read more...]

Holly Jolly Holiday Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #MyHolidayEveryday #CollectiveBias The holidays are such a magical time of year, but they can also be an incredibly busy time of year. This year host a simple Holly Jolly Holiday party and spend time making memories with friends and family.  You are going to Fa La La La in LOVE with this Holly Jolly Holiday Party, and our Holly Jolly Punch recipe is going to be your go-to signature … [Read more...]

Easy Tailgate Snack and Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #KickoffWithGreatTaste #CollectiveBias It's that glorious time of year where the weather gets cooler, the holiday season begins and football fills our weekend!  I love this time of year and I always look forward to football games.  Whether we are heading to the local high school game or tailgating at the match up between major rivals I love game day! I've teamed up with my … [Read more...]

Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken

Now that school is back in session and we are getting back into the routine of schedules, homework, and sports practices.  And after a long summer of traveling, camping and lazy afternoons by the pool and eating out WAY too much, I'm finally getting back in the kitchen and focusing on making wholesome and healthy meals my whole family will love. This Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken has just 4 ingredients and is perfect for those busy weeknights. Our basil plant is thriving right now, and I … [Read more...]

S’mores Bar Party Ideas for National S’mores Day

It's no secret that I'm a fan of celebrating anything and everything from birthday parties to the silly national this or that celebrations. But every now and then one of these national celebrations grabs my attention and we go big, especially when it involves s'mores!  S'mores are a summer favorite and each year this popular campfire treat is recognized and celebrated on August 10th.  To help you celebrate this delicious, gooey treat I'm sharing a few of my favorite S'mores Bar Party … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine. For me, the summer is all about creating special memories with my family.  Some of my favorite summer memories include baking with my mom and lemonade stands!  Nothing is quite as quintessential as an adorable lemonade stand, sticky fingers and sweet smiles.  I’m combining my favorite summer memories and making an extraordinary summer treat with my kids.  These strawberry lemonade … [Read more...]

Tart Cherry Lemonade Smash

This post is sponsored by ©Knudsen and Sons, Inc., all opinions are my own. The days are getting longer, the temperature is getting hotter and fruit is in season, that can mean only one thing - it's summer! This time of year means we will be spending lots of time outdoors. Whether we are swimming at the pool, hosting a backyard BBQ or enjoying a simple picnic, my family loves soaking up summer fun with good food, great friends and refreshing summer drinks, like this refreshing Tart Cherry … [Read more...]

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...]