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 […]

Sparkling Fruit Punch

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To go along with our Easter Entertaining with Hadley Pottery, I made this sparkling fruity punch which is so great for Spring & Summer. It’s refreshing and serves all ages – if you want an extra “kick” you can make it with champagne. I made frozen juice “ice sticks” to keep the drinks cold while not […]

Easter Entertaining

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I’m excited to share one of my latest projects with you today. I recently did a product shoot for Hadley Pottery to showcase some of their items in an Easter Entertaining setting. I’ve seen these patterns for years, and know that they are collectibles for many families so I was excited to get the samples […]

Mexican Casserole

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I love sharing old recipes that I’ve been making ‘forever’, especially since it means I get to eat it after photographing it! Today I’m sharing my Mexican Pasta Casserole that I first tried 20 years ago at a girl friend’s dinner party. It was so good I knew I had to get the recipe from […]

Bacon Appetizers – My 3 Favorite Recipes

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Today I have 3 tried and true party appetizers to share with you, and they all have one thing in common – Bacon! I’ve made these for years and they always get rave reviews. They are loved by both men and women, as well as kids. If you’re looking for something easy to assemble to […]

Champagne Cocktail Recipe

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I have a delicious champagne cocktail to share with you today, because everything’s better with a little bubbly! As much as I love champagne I think it’s even better when mixed with a bit of liqueur and a mixer that’s slightly sweet and fruity. Make this your signature drink for any party or serve it […]

Party Design Basics – Designing Dessert Tables

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I’m excited to address dessert tables in this edition of my year-long Party Design Basics series. Dessert tables have become THE party staple and focal point thanks to leaders in design like Amy Atlas and Sweets Indeed. You can hardly see a styled party today without an elaborate sweets display, but for the purpose of […]