Party Appetizer – Bacon & Blue Cheese Dates

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Here’s the perfect appetizer to serve during your shabby chic bridal shower or ANY casual gathering – bacon wrapped blue cheese dates. During a ladies night at my house a few months ago, one of the gals brought these over to share and I was hooked! You can’t eat just one. The combination of salty […]

12 Amazing Cheese Table Displays

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If you’re lactose intolerant you may want to look away now, because this post is full of some amazing cheese table displays. Cheese is as old as the ancient world and the flavors and origins are just as varied. Serve it as an appetizer, with dessert, or as a course all it’s own {after the […]

Mediterranean Style Flatbread Pizza

mediterranean style flat bread pizza

This past weekend we made some of the yummiest pizzas that I just had to share with you. We made these sort of Mediterranean style flat bread pizzas that were inspired by the ones we get from the pizzeria nearby. Part of what makes them so good is that there’s no “sauce” per say, but […]

Healthy Snack – Baked Crispy Garbanzo Beans

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I’m always on the hunt for healthy snack options, and did you know that eating protein & fiber is one of the best ways to help maintain weight {it helps you feel full longer}! So when I ran across this idea several years ago in a magazine, I knew I had to try it. These […]

Sweet & Spicy Pecans

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I can’t think of any party or event where nuts aren’t a welcome snack option. Not only are they good for you, they can be flavored in an endless number of ways from savory to sweet to spicy. This sweet & spicy pecan recipe is one of my favorites as it combines sweet and spicy […]

Setting Up A Popcorn Bar

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Do you get as excited as I do about watching the Hollywood awards shows? It’s like Super Bowl for women, and the real highlight of the night is the red carpet of course – oh yeah, and you get to see who wins best picture, actor, and actress, etc. I’ve always thought it would be […]

5 Steps To A Fabulous Awards Viewing Party

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Are you an awards night junkie like I am? I love this time of year when we have the Golden Globes one week, the SAG’s another, and then the Grammy’s, and Oscars to finish it off. I get so excited to tune into the red carpet pre-show and see what everyone is wearing {remember my […]