Spiced Apple Hot Toddy Recipe

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Need a hot toddy to warm you up this Fall? Give this Spiced Apple cocktail a try.  It’ll warm you from the inside out!  Serve this for a brunch gathering or for Thanksgiving while you’re waiting for the main meal to finish cooking. Spiced Apple Toddy 1 1/2 oz Spiced Rum 4 oz Hot Apple […]

‘Build Your Own Banana Split’ Dessert Bar

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I have a fun product to introduce you to today, from one of your favorite shopping outlets – Etsy of course! These wall decals from evgieNev are a fabulous room decorating item that I had the opportunity to sample, but I wanted to show you how you could use it for party decor too. Using the […]

Ideas For Hosting A Pizza Party With International Flair

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Today I’m participating in our second blog hop of the holiday season, where 9 entertaining experts have collaborated to bring you inspiration for Thanksgiving & Fall Entertaining {see full list of participants & links at the bottom}. Since I am currently shooting some Thanksgiving posts for next week I decided I would share my suggestions […]

Published In Yum Food & Fun For Kids – Winter 2011

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I have some very exciting news to share after keeping quiet about it for the last 4 months. I have a 4-page editorial design featured in the national publication, Yum Food & Fun for Kids! It all came about when one of the editors found my site and contacted me about holiday ideas for the […]

Gourmet Pizza Recipes {Hawaiian Pizza & Italian Pizza}

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Today I’m sharing the pizza recipes I used for my Pizza Party shoot {and served the family for dinner that night}. I served 3 different gourmet pizza flavors. I bought our favorite Mediterranean style from our local pizzeria, and then made these two varieties – Hawaiian & Italian style. Everyone loves pizza and these two are sure to […]

Black Magic Cocktail

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Are you getting ready to have a Spooktacular Halloween weekend of parties and fun? Serving up this delicious Black Magic Cocktail will help get things started. I was recently experimenting with flavor combinations when creating my Gothic Glam ladies night and this one was too good not to share. This is a sweet cocktail that […]

How To Host An Asian Themed Dinner Party

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Exotic “travel” themes are popular for all types of occasions from birthdays to anniversaries to showers. You may be inspired by a fabulous trip you took or your favorite cuisine from an area, or simply love the exotic differences in another culture. An Asian themed dinner party is a great way to share that with […]