Cheese Please!

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I’m in love with this cheese display. The simple signs, the tree trunk pedestals, and the wood baskets all work to create a beautifully modern-rustic cheese presentation. How to recreate your own? Well, Target has some wood-grain bowls, and Michaels has wood planks and craft pieces. If you want to splurge, you can find the […]

Honey Chicken Salad Recipe

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For our Sip and See shower we served a light lunch of green salad with mandarin orange and candied pecans, a pasta salad, and honey chicken salad in individual pastries (mini pie shells).  See the recipe below, via Southern Living. Honey Chicken Salad 4 cups chopped cooked chicken 3 celery ribs, diced (about 1 1/2 […]

A Salad Bar More Appetizing

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Ever think your guests would rather skip over the salad and move right on to the “good” stuff? If you take a moment to present the salad bar like this, who wouldn’t want to indulge? The use of several square glass containers(vases) creates a great graphic design that’s very appetizing. This may be inspiration for […]

Honey Chicken Salad Cups

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These honey chicken salad cups are a wonderful bite sized appetizer that would be great for any occasion, especially for a tea party or ladies luncheon.  You can make the mixture ahead of time and then fill the cups just before company arrives.  Bon Appetit! Honey Chicken Salad Cups 2 cups chopped cooked chicken 2 celery […]

Ham & Cheese Mini Muffins

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 Here are some Mini Muffins I made a couple weeks ago for a brunch. They were so good, several people asked for the recipe. FYI, I made 2 batches in 2 different flavors. Choose your favorite and serve for brunch OR appetizers! Ham and Cheddar Mini Muffins 3 Tbsp. butter 1 medium sweet onion, finely […]

Summer Entertaining

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Today I’m posting an article written by Jenna Lowe, Lifestyle expert for Karen Neuburger. But first I wanted to take a moment to give a big THANK YOU to all my followers and readers out there! I’ve been doing this blog thing for about 6 months now and it is amazing how connected you can […]

Off To The Races! {Derby Themed Menu}

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I have always wanted to throw a Derby party! Alas, the timing is just never right. But I know there are some of you out there who can pull this off! Here are some classic recipes from Southern Living to get you started. By the way, don’t you just LOVE the bar set up in […]