Classic Pasta Salad Recipe

classic pasta salad recipe

Today I have a great recipe for Summer entertaining! I recently teamed up with ZAK! Designs and wrote an article for them on “keeping cool in the summer heat.” To help me get started they sent their insulated Tubbies to work with, which I used to keep ice cream and my favorite pasta salad nice […]

Red, White, & BBQ Tips + Instagram Contest

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I have a quick bit of information to share with you – especially all you Instagram users out there. I teamed up with Homes.com to do a guest article featuring ideas for hosting a great backyard bbq. In the article I talk about decor & presentation, and share a signature drink recipe. You can see […]

Entertain With A “Silk”y Pina Colada

silk pina colada

Today I’ve teamed up with Silk to bring you some tasty drink recipes and to show how easy it is to incorporate Silk brands into your entertaining. My husband actually drinks Silk Almond and Vanilla flavors, so it wasn’t a difficult decision for me to try using it in a cocktail {or mocktail}. They’ve made […]

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 […]

Lemonade Stand Playdate

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by Rebekah Dempsey Rebekah here from A Blissful Nest and today I wanted to share with you a special little play date we had for Lauren and some of her school friends. Giving a theme to your play date is so much fun for the kids. They get to have activities that are unique and […]

Entertaining Series: Hosting A 4th Of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration

Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July with these ideas for a festive dessert table with a vintage twist.  Be sure to check out our yummy “homemade” desserts, but don’t forget, these are delicious ANY time of year!  Just click on the photo to see the post. For everyday updates follow me on Twitter […]

Red, White, And Blue Trifle

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I have one more recipe from my 4th of July dessert table, to share with you. This is a show-stopping Red, White, & Blue Trifle that I first made about 8 years ago for a summer party we hosted. This is sort of a no-brainer for any patriotic holiday since the red and blue berries […]