Coffee & Doughnuts Bar With FREE Printables

coffee and doughnuts with FREE printable tags

I’m pretty sure one of the oldest forms of hospitality & entertaining that I was exposed to was coffee & doughnuts at Church on Sunday mornings. It was for the grown ups but if we were lucky, we kids might get a pinch of a doughnut before heading off to Sunday school. There’s something very […]

Flavored Butter Recipes

blue cheese butter recipe

If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw me post this book recently, and a giveaway to come. Well, today’s the day you can enter to win a copy of Flavored Butters by Lucy Vaserfirer, and I’m sharing a couple of recipes from the book to get you excited about it. I chose one […]

Cheesy Grits Casserole

cheesy grits casserole

I’m showing my Southern roots today, BIG time, with this {oh-so} cheesy grits casserole recipe. If you’re not from the South you may be asking “what is a grit?” – basically it’s coarsely ground corn, and on their own grits are rather bland and boring, but they are also similar to tofu in that they […]

Brunch Recipe – Eggnog Bread Pudding

eggnog bread pudding

We’ve had a wonderful, family filled holiday with lots of food, drink, and fun {unfortunately it’s ended with a stomach bug making it’s way through the house}. I cooked a lot of favorite recipes which allowed me to update photos on the blog of my delicious broccoli casserole, and fruit & nut wild rice, and […]

Easy Party Appetizer – Ham & Cheese Puff Pastry Pinwheels

ham & cheese pinwheels

Here’s one thing I’ve noticed about some of my favorite appetizers – they mostly require “assembly” as opposed to a steadfast recipe. Case in point, these bacon appetizers, and these cheese appetizers. Today I’m sharing another classic “assembly” that is always a winner with guests – ham and cheese pinwheels. I hosted a ladies night […]

Pretty Brunch Tea Party {Guest Feature}

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I have a brunch “tea party” to share with you that’s so feminine and pretty it’s great for girls both big and small. Nikki of Tikkido, designed this party for Festivities e-magazine, that’s filled with homemade breakfast fare, and creative embellishments. The setting couldn’t’ be any more magical as it sits under a canopy of trees, which […]

Hashbrown & Ham Brunch Casserole

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For my Easter Brunch for Hadley Pottery I made one of my favorite brunch casseroles. I’ve been making this one for years and it’s nice and hearty with hash browns and ham, plus it’s creamy and delicious and full of cheesy goodness. You can use either shredded or cubed frozen hashbrowns but adjust cooking time […]