5 Dessert Ideas Using Prepared Cheesecake

5 ideas using prepared cheesecake

What’s your favorite type of dessert? Cake? Chocolate? Pie? Cheesecake? Whatever it is, these 5 simple tricks for getting creative with cheesecake will probably incorporate it. Have you ever thought about all the things you can do with a prepared cheesecake {either a no-bake mix or a frozen one}? Here are some ideas to get […]

Make Your Own Drink Stir Sticks

make your own stir sticks

As I always say, it’s the tiny little details that people notice most when a party is creatively designed. In my own creative process I always start out by seeing the big picture first, and once that’s established I start looking at places where I can “guild the lily” so to speak, and add little […]

Cream Cheese Mold With Craisin-Nut Topping

cream cheese mold with craisin nut topping

I’m taking it “old school with a modern twist” today with this cream cheese spread. I can’t think of too many appetizers that have stood the test of time, nor are EASIER to make than a block of cream cheese topped with pepper jelly. Well, since I obviously can’t blog about that {what’s new to […]

5 Ways To Dress Up Champagne

dress up champagne

There’s nothing more festive or celebratory than champagne, and I’ve pulled together 5 examples of how you can serve it in style for New Years Eve. Most of the ideas are for mini bottles because I just think they lend themselves so well to great party style. If you order them in bulk {like a […]

Festive Holiday Treats – Chocolate Dipped Biscotti

chocolate and m&m biscotti

There’s so much to do during the holidays that sometimes it’s great to have a few shortcuts up your sleeve. One of those shortcuts is dressing up store bought items to make them more gift worthy or party worthy, like these ‘Deck the Halls’ Biscotti from Dove chocolates. I teamed up with the brand to […]

Easy Thanksgiving “Turkey” Cookies

easy turkey cookies

by Melissa Bahen I’m not sure exactly when these cute little turkey cookies made their grand entrance into my family, or which friend or elementary school teacher first introduced us to the idea, but they’ve been a part of many a Thanksgiving celebration since I was a child. The materials can be found at any […]

Hummus & Toppings Bar With Classic Recipe

hummus recipe with toppings bar

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 […]