Holiday Entertaining – Appetizers And Cocktails

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For me, Christmas is synonymous with decorating and entertaining, so when I had the chance to create a holiday party for Pier 1 using some of their items, I was thrilled! You know how I love to incorporate food as part of the party decor so pieces from their tasting party were “must haves” for […]

Hummus & Toppings Bar With Classic Recipe

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You know by now how much I love a “build your own” toppings bar as you’ve seen my chili bar, my shortcakes dessert bar, and my banana split bar. Well, I have another for you today – a Hummus Toppings bar that will have you entertaining stylishly but easily. The concept is simple: make your […]

How To Make An Ice Bowl

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I’m excited to share this tutorial with you today as it’s something I’ve been meaning to get to for the longest time, and I think you’re gonna love it. This is my DIY ice bowl that you can make for special occasions, or, to make any occasion special. A couple of years ago I showed […]

Party Design Basics – Simple Ideas To Dress Up Food Presentation

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Today we’re back to our Party Design Basics Series and this time we’re talking about food presentation. You can’t have a party without food, right! So why not make it more appetizing by adding a few extra embellishments to the buffet display. It’s great to add some designer items to your selection, which are already beautifully […]

Set Up A Chili Bar + All-Purpose Chili Recipe!

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Today I’m sharing an idea that you can use for Fall or Winter entertaining, as well as a timely idea for Super Bowl & other Football gatherings. I thought, ‘what could be more hearty, manly, and versatile than a chili bar?’ I didn’t want to do a chili tasting or cook-off because I think most […]

Football Party Snack Table {Guest Feature}

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Are you excited about watching the Super Bowl this year? Between the food, and the betting, and the commercials and half time show, there’s so much to look forward to….oh, and a football game. Debbie of Wants & Wishes has given us some ideas for setting up a snack table for the big game, or […]

New Years Eve Block Party + FREE Printable Banner {Guest Feature}

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I have another family friendly New Years Eve party to share with you today. This one comes from Jennifer of Double Fun Parties and she has included some fun activities for the kids. She put together a budget wise Block Party for friends and neighbors with a buffet table including savory snacks and desserts for […]