Now Serving Skewers!

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Is it just me, or does food taste better when served on a stick? I’m not talking about the grilled kabobs you’re so familiar with. I’m talking individual sized appetizer bites prettily displayed on a long wooden skewer or short fancy pick. Flavorful Bites! A great example for skewered appetizers are caprese skewers with marinated […]

Easter Inspirations

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Okay you guys, I dare you to look at these beautiful tabletops from Southern Living and not be inspired!! I literally want to do them ALL!! How perfect is this table for a fun family get-together which includes lots of kids?! It certainly sets the stage for an Easter egg hunt to follow. How about […]

A "Good Advice" Shower

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I found this great idea for a Bridal Shower over on the BHG site. The theme is “good advice” for the wife-to-be. What better way to start a marriage than with some sage advice?  When you send out your invitations, make sure to tell the guests the theme and that the gift should reflect a […]

Easy, Easy Mini Cheesecake Bites

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The calories in bite-size food don’t count, right? So make a batch of these mini cheesecakes from Kraftfoods, and share some with friends….or find a secluded closet to hide in and eat them all….Oh, was that thought out loud?! NOTE: The recipe calls for oreo cookies but when I made them I used vanilla wafers. […]

Garnish That Glass!

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It is fun to add something extra to the drinks you serve your guests. It is these little extras that make you stand out as an entertainer! These candy cocktail twists from Party Stockholm come is several different flavors and are designed to sit on the rim of your glass just touching your drink to […]

Add A Photo Mural To Your Celebration!

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How would you like to make a real dramatic statement at your next big celebration? Look no further than Fotomural Custom Photo Tiles to do just that. They can take your simple little innocent picture and turn it into a “stop-in-your-tracks” piece of art! How perfect would this be for birthday parties, engagement parties, wedding […]

It’s A "Mystery"

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If you haven’t seen this Nancy Drew birthday party from Piece of Cake, please check it out. I’ve included some of my favorite ideas which could be incorporated into any Murder Mystery Dinner party or Cocktail party. Don’t you just love the fingerprints and footprints?!!! It sets the scene Perfectly! They also did a popcorn […]

Candle Wraps

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Wrapping candles to match party decor has become fairly common these days. Here are 2 beautiful ideas from Hobby Lobby (via It’s A Jaime Thing) that I just had to share. With all the great color combinations, patterns, and designs available in paper these days, the possibilities are literally endless!

Filet With Rich Balsamic Glaze

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  Want to see what I had for Valentine’s dinner? This delicious filet steak with balsamic vinegar glaze graced the plates of hubby and me. The glaze, made from red wine and balsamic vinager was rich and a little sweet, and soooo easy. We served it with mashed potatoes and roasted asparagus. Give it a try! […]

Mardi Gras!

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It’s that time of year again. Fat Tuesday is less than a week away so I know some of you out there will be throwing a Mardi Gras party this weekend. Here’s a little inspiration to get you going.