Turn Inspiration Into Creation

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I have always looked to grand events such as weddings for inspiration for party decor. I believe you can re-create most ideas and details on a smaller scale for your own personal celebrations at home. For instance, this wedding cake display looks lavish and grand. However I have re-created this idea for a baby shower […]

Set Up A Bar…Anywhere!

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There is something so attractive about a well appointed bar. And no, I’m not talking about the liquid courage! I love the look of all the different bottles, glassware, accessories, and even the mixers. Many people don’t have an actual bar in their home, but as you’ll see here, you can set up a bar […]

Perfect Little Milk Bottles

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Here is a popular idea that came from BHG.com. However, many people have wondered where to find little individual sized milk bottles. It is possible to find them in thrift shops but this makes it difficult to get a lot at once, or have them all look alike, so I decided to find an alternative. […]

Loco for Hot Cocoa!

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If you love whipped cream on your hot chocolate(and frankly who wouldn’t love whipped cream on ANYTHING?), then here is a tasty little trick from Southern Living, that you can do ahead of time. This is a different take on those chocolate covered spoons. Just use store bought whipped topping(Cool Whip) and stir it a […]

Cheesy Bacon Bread Appetizer

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Here’s our cheesy bacon appetizer recipe from New Years eve.  It’ full of cheese & bacon – what’s not to love?!   It’s DELICIOUS! Cheesy Bacon Bread Appetizer: one loaf french baguette 1 cup mayonnaise 7-8 oz. gouda cheese, shredded 1 lb. bacon, cooked & crumbled Instructions: Slice bread into 1/2 inch slices. Combine remaining ingredients and […]

Happy New Year!

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Looking forward to many wonderful Celebrations in 2009! Cheers!!

3 Favorite Appetizer Recipes

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This round up of appetizer recipes is the perfect thing you’ll need to get the party started.   I’ve made each of these and they are proven crowd pleasers.  Choose one or all to serve at your next soiree.  Spinach-Artichoke Party Cups 36 small wonton wrappers 1 small can(8 1/2 oz)artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1/2 of a […]