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How to Host a Small Cocktail Party at Home

For some time now, having friends over has been a more casual, spontaneous affair with beers and wines. But lately, there has been a resurgence of cocktail parties. While beer and wine are still very much enjoyed, mixed drinks have gained in popularity, offering a more formal gathering, complete with appetizers and small bites. If you’re looking to create a more upscale celebration and host your own small cocktail party, don’t be intimidated about learning to make the cocktails and creating delicious food. In fact, it’s actually easier–and a lot less stuffy–than it sounds! While you can still dress up …

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

This post was sponsored by King’s Hawaiian as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We are moments away from the big game and preparations are in full swing. If you are planning a football viewing party this weekend and need to fill the menu, then I have just the recipe! The dish is easy to make, delicious to munch, and right on theme. With the always delectable King’s Hawaiian Pre-Sliced Slider Buns as inspiration, I created Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders… Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders Time: 10 …

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Special thanks to Heluva Good! Dip for partnering with me to create this post. All opinions and shenanigans are my own. The Big Game is upon us and it is time to get prepared! Do you have all the essentials? You will need your team’s jersey, a set of fun friends for the viewing party, and delicious snacking to keep you energized. Lucky for you, I have teamed up with one of my favorite brands, Heluva Good! Dip, to create two delicious Game Day dippers to compliment the flavors. Who fancies a bit of Spicy Tomato and Garlic Parmesan Twists?! …

The Cauliflower Hash Brown Swap

The Cauliflower Hash Brown Swap

I’ve partnered with Green Giant as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Last year, I read an article that had surveyed psychologists, trying to find tips and tricks to keeping New Year’s Resolutions. Their advice? Keep it simple and swap! And seriously, this is some sound advice. I started implementing this theory last year and it’s made a world of difference. Especially with food! From swapping out fries for an apple or soda for sparkling water, it’s actually been a great way to keep balance in my life. So with this new …

Super Sunday Grazing Board

Super Sunday Grazing Board

Thank you Farm Rich for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Check out their snacks and apps for your game day game plan! In my world, hosting a football viewing party is just as much a sport as the actual game we are watching. Inventive platings, strategic pairings, and scrumptious blueprints make for a fun and rowdy day of entertaining. Today, I am going to walk you through one of my favorite types of game day foods: the Grazing Board. Featuring delectable eats from Farm Rich paired with dressings, it is sure to elevate your football viewing party …

Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips

Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips

This post is sponsored by CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortilla but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Looking to take your entertaining game to the next level? Expert level, to be exact? Then you’re going to want to bookmark today’s post because I am elevating your hot cocoa game to new heights. With the help of CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortillas, I have created a chip that is sure to dazzle your holiday guests. Create a blizzard of yumminess with my Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips. Spiced Cauliflower Tortilla Snowflake Chips INGREDIENTS: 1 package of CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortillas ($2 OFF here!) …

Cranberry Ham & Goat Cheese Pies

Cranberry Ham & Goat Cheese Pies

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Smithfield®. The opinions and text are all mine. There are two types of holiday guests… turkey people and ham people. And if you’re hosting this year’s holiday meal like I am, then you know what a pain this can be. Seriously, who wants to prepare both a full turkey and massive holiday ham for a single dinner?! But fret not, friends, for I have a solution! Thanks to my favorite new find, Smithfield® Anytime Favorites™ Cubed Ham at H-E-B, your discerning guests can have their ham and eat it …

Roasted Beef & Mushroom Cheese Bread Bites

Roasted Beef & Mushroom Cheese Bread Bites

This post was sponsored by Better Than Bouillon as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s almost Thanksgiving! Aaaah! And if you are scrambling to create a last-minute menu, then I have one more item to check off your list. The bread! It is often requested by guests, yet is just as often completely forgotten until the day of the festivities. But no worries, I have the recipe for you. Featuring my favorite pantry staple, Better Than Bouillon, here is my delicious holiday entertaining recipe for Roasted Beef …